Latest Data (2015)
Population 164,549
Nationwide Rank 152

Quick Facts

Salem, Oregon is the 152nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Salem, Oregon is a city.

Salem, Oregon is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Salem had its largest population ever.

Salem, Oregon is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Salem, Oregon Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
146 Peoria, Arizona 54.3%
147 Ontario, California 7.9%
148 Jackson, Mississippi -7.8%
149 Elk Grove, California 104.3%
150 Springfield, Missouri 9.5%
151 Pembroke Pines, Florida 20.5%
152 Salem, Oregon 19.3%
153 Corona, California 27.2%
154 Eugene, Oregon 17.5%
155 McKinney, Texas 190.9%
156 Fort Collins, Colorado 34.2%
157 Lancaster, California 35.2%
158 Cary, North Carolina 64.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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