Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 97304

Primary City:Salem, OR (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: Pacific (3:06am)
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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59269301,856
5-99979411,938
10-141,0651,0642,129
15-191,0271,0032,030
20-247167371,453
25-297888711,659
30-347769061,682
35-398749011,775
40-449229811,903
45-499089591,867
50-549511,0982,049
55-599721,0692,041
60-648569091,765
65-695966511,247
70-74416502918
75-79353470823
80-84271375646
85 Plus245428673

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2449355404
25-346458511,496
35-441,3026571,959
45-541,6365292,165
55-641,8363892,225
65-741,1192111,330
75-84749232981
85 Plus264246510

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1166175341
2192201393
3184184368
4206202408
5177175352
6187190377
7223181404
8192192384
9218203421
10205217422
11207210417
12224186410
13223235458
14206216422
15200223423
16211210421
17238228466
18200186386
19178156334
20148144292

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

Nearby ZIP Codes