Latest Data (2016)
Population 167,419
Nationwide Rank 151

Quick Facts

Salem, Oregon is the 151st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Salem, Oregon is a city.

Salem, Oregon is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Salem had its largest population ever.

Salem, Oregon is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Salem, Oregon Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
141 Oceanside, California 175,464 8.3%
142 Santa Rosa, California 175,155 17.3%
143 Garden Grove, California 174,858 5.7%
144 Vancouver, Washington 174,826 19.2%
145 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 174,360 38.8%
146 Ontario, California 173,212 9.1%
147 McKinney, Texas 172,298 207.7%
148 Elk Grove, California 169,743 107.8%
149 Jackson, Mississippi 169,148 -8.6%
150 Pembroke Pines, Florida 168,587 21.9%
151 Salem, Oregon 167,419 21.3%
152 Springfield, Missouri 167,319 9.9%
153 Corona, California 166,785 29.2%
154 Eugene, Oregon 166,575 19.7%
155 Fort Collins, Colorado 164,207 36.7%
156 Peoria, Arizona 164,173 47.9%
157 Frisco, Texas 163,656 363.8%
158 Cary, North Carolina 162,320 66.6%
159 Lancaster, California 160,106 34.3%
160 Hayward, California 158,937 12.7%
161 Palmdale, California 157,356 33.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Oregon

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
151 Salem 167,419 21.3%
154 Eugene 166,575 19.7%
258 Gresham 111,523 23.0%
285 Hillsboro 105,164 47.3%
312 Beaverton 97,590 22.1%
352 Bend 91,122 73.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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