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Location of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area in Oregon

The Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in western Oregon, anchored by the city of Salem. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 347,214 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 386,714).[1]





Places with more than 125,000 inhabitants

Places with 10,000 to 35,000 inhabitants

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

Places with fewer than 1,000 inhabitants

Unincorporated places


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 347,214 people, 124,699 households, and 86,577 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 82.98% White, 0.81% African American, 1.52% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 0.34% Pacific Islander, 9.49% from other races, and 3.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.61% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $41,313, and the median income for a family was $48,343. Males had a median income of $35,254 versus $26,278 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,845.

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