Best Places to Live

Salem, OR

Population: 160,008
LIV
SCORE
611
Ron Cooper

A patchwork of parks provides residents of Salem with a variety of spaces to exercise and play in. Oregon's capital city holds a bevy of cultural attractions, many of which are located in Salem's vibrant downtown. Located between the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Salem offers amazing scenery along with excellent schools and good health care.

See why Salem is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Salem, OR Ranking Data

Civic
44
Demographics
54
Economy
54
Education
64
Health
60
Housing
76
Infrastructure
55