People Facts Salem Oregon
Population, 2010 154,637 3,831,074
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 7.4% 6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 25.2% 22.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 12.0% 13.9%
Female persons, percent, 2010 50.1% 50.5%
White persons, percent, 2010 79.0% 83.6%
Black persons, percent, 2010 1.5% 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 1.5% 1.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 2.7% 3.7%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 4.3% 3.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 20.3% 11.7%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 70.7% 78.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 12.7% 9.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 21.3% 14.3%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 84.5% 88.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 25.2% 28.6%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 21.3 22.1
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 57.6% 63.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 29.9% 23.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $197,500 $252,600
Households, 2006-2010 56,580 1,499,267
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.49 2.45
Per capita money income in past 12 mo. (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $22,196 $26,171
Median household income 2006-2010 $43,770 $49,260
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 16.7% 14.0%
Business Facts
Total number of firms, 2007 12,880 348,154
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.5% 1.2%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 - 1.2%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 3.8% 3.6%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 5.6% 3.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 27.6% 29.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 1,294,067 66,880,653
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,260,770 51,910,777
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,617,105 50,370,919
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $17,256 $13,494
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 309,472 7,555,764
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 47.90 95,988.01
Persons per square mile, 2010 3,228.6 39.9
Counties Marion County
Polk County