Latest Data (2017)
Population 169,798
Nationwide Rank 151

Quick Facts

Salem, Oregon is the 151st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Salem, Oregon is a city.

Salem, Oregon is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Salem had its largest population ever.

Salem, Oregon is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Salem, Oregon Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
141 Rancho Cucamonga, California 177,452 37.4%
142 Frisco, Texas 177,286 402.4%
143 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 176,888 40.8%
144 Oceanside, California 176,193 8.7%
145 Ontario, California 175,841 10.8%
146 Vancouver, Washington 175,673 19.8%
147 Santa Rosa, California 175,269 17.4%
148 Garden Grove, California 174,226 5.3%
149 Elk Grove, California 171,844 110.3%
150 Pembroke Pines, Florida 170,712 23.4%
151 Salem, Oregon 169,798 23.1%
152 Eugene, Oregon 168,916 21.4%
153 Peoria, Arizona 168,181 51.5%
154 Corona, California 167,836 30.0%
155 Springfield, Missouri 167,376 9.9%
156 Jackson, Mississippi 166,965 -9.8%
157 Cary, North Carolina 165,904 70.3%
158 Fort Collins, Colorado 165,080 37.4%
159 Hayward, California 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster, California 160,316 34.5%
161 Alexandria, Virginia 160,035 23.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Oregon

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
151 Salem 169,798 23.1%
152 Eugene 168,916 21.4%
265 Gresham 111,053 22.5%
283 Hillsboro 106,894 49.8%
316 Beaverton 97,514 22.0%
333 Bend 94,520 79.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 169,798 151
2016 167,419 151
2015 164,549 152
2014 161,637 152
2013 160,614 152
2012 157,429 155
2011 156,040 154
2010 154,637 150
2009 155,469 151
2008 153,214 154
2007 151,667 152
2006 149,432 151
2005 147,114 151
2004 145,380 153
2003 144,196 156
2002 142,634 156
2001 139,721 158
2000 137,910 161
1990 108,846 180