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ZIP Code 97304

Primary City:Salem, OR (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: Pacific (10:03am)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.0, -123.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97304

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97304. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97304. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97304, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Salem, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97304 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97304 is located in northwest Oregon and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97304 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97304 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,454
Population Density 510 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,777
Median Home Value $245,500
Land Area 55.77 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,070
Median Household Income $65,377

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9269971,0651,027716788776874922908951972856596416353271245
Female9309411,0641,0037378719069019819591,0981,069909651502470375428
Total1,8561,9382,1292,0301,4531,6591,6821,7751,9031,8672,0492,0411,7651,247918823646673

Gender

 Male 13,659 48%
 Female 14,795 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,624 86.5%
 Black Or African American 210 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 331 1.2%
 Asian 800 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 98 0.3%
 Other Race 1,222 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,169 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner496451,3021,6361,8361,119749264
Renter355851657529389211232246
Total4041,4961,9592,1652,2251,330981510

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,134 55%
 Single Guardian 1,584 14%
 Singles 2,696 24%
 Singles With Roommate 656 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,393 67%
 Households with Kids 3,677 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male166192184206177187223192218205207224223206200211238200178148
Female175201184202175190181192203217210186235216223210228186156144
Total341393368408352377404384421422417410458422423421466386334292

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97304 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97304 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 97304 real estate data, the median home value of $245,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97304. Rentals in 97304 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97304 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,316 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 17 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 44 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,789 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,811 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,470 29%
 Households Vacant 707 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 260 36.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1.8%
 For Sale Only 221 31.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 8.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 128 18.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 92 3%
 1 Bedroom 731 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,326 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,403 39%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $65,377 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97304 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97304 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,485 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,246 27%
 No Earnings 8,008 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,485 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,246 27%
 No Earnings 8,008 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,391 91.4%
 Public transportation 103 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 301 2.4%
 Worked at Home 632 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 847 9%
 High School Graduate 3,788 41%
 Associate's degree 647 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,169 24%
 Master's degree 1,274 14%
 Professional school degree 245 3%
 Doctorate degree 239 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,637 80.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 726 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 392 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97304

ZIP Code 97304 is in the Salem-Keizer School District 24j. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97304.

Brush College Elementary School
2623 Doaks Ferry Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Myers Elementary School
2160 Jewel St NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Hayesville Elementary School
4545 Ward Dr NE
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Walker Middle School
1075 8th St NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Chapman Hill Elementary School
1500 Doaks Ferry Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Harritt Elementary School
2112 Linwood St NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Straub Middle School
1920 Wilmington Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Kalapuya Elementary School
2085 Wilmington Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
West Salem High School
1776 Titan Way
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salem-Keizer School District 24j
Western Mennonite School
9045 Wallace Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Riviera Christian School
1650 Brush College Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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