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Best Places To Live In Salem, OR

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  • Salem, OR
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 161,975
  • Salem is often unfairly dismissed as boring and frequently treated like the bland stepsister of Portland.How unfortunate because Salem has so much to offer: beautiful parks, gardens and public
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Sublimity, OR
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,845
78
  • Silverton, OR
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,585
76
  • Keizer, OR
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,497
  • I've been living in Keizer for almost a year now and really like it so far. I've grown up on the west coast and Keizer immediately felt like home to me. One thing I like a lot about the city is that it
75
  • McMinnville, OR
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,724
  • I just moved from McMinnville due to the increase in homeless people and crime. The city does not know what to do and there are large loopholes in local laws which allow RVs, buses, cars to park for days
74
  • Dallas, OR
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,175
  • My family has been living in Dallas, OR since I was a baby. I am grown and married with a family of my own now, and I still live in this beautiful community. We love it here. This is one of the best
73
  • Millersburg, OR
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,963
71
  • Monmouth, OR
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,919
70
  • West Scio, OR
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 139
70
  • Mount Angel, OR
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,429
69
  • Aumsville, OR
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,899
69
  • Hubbard, OR
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,268
68
  • Adair Village, OR
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 933
68
  • Eola, OR
  • 4.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
67
  • Independence, OR
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,982
67
  • Hayesville, OR
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,653
  • I experienced a good stay while living in Hayesville Oregon. The city is located in Marion County Oregon. Hayesville is just outside of Salem Oregon. The urban town is very budget friendly. Homes and
67
  • Woodburn, OR
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,765
  • Woodburn, Or is a great place to visit no matter the season you're visiting. In the fall, The Woodburn Outlet Center is the perfect place to get new clothing for back to school, or filling up a college
66
  • Scotts Mills, OR
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 416
66
  • Stayton, OR
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,875
65
  • Rickreall, OR
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 77
64
  • Turner, OR
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,304
64
  • Scio, OR
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 768
64
  • Jefferson, OR
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,207
63
  • Four Corners, OR
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,963
  • I love the city of Four Corners Oregon. This city has a lot to offer because it is simple but close to the big city. With the location of the city close to Salem, it becomes a part of the Salem
63
  • Amity, OR
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,593
  • I decided to get out of the suburbs. Salem Oregon was not for me, no offense it works well for many but I knew the country had been calling for years. Amity is honestly still a mystery to me. I can say
63
  • Mehama, OR
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 148
62
  • Crabtree, OR
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 753
62
  • Labish Village, OR
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 218
58
  • Brooks, OR
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 930
58
  • Kings Valley, OR
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 73
57
  • Sheridan, OR
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,054
55
  • Gervais, OR
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,591
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  • Marion, OR
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 263

Listed above are the best places to live in Salem, OR for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Salem, OR, followed by the best places to live near Salem, OR, sorted by Livability Score.

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