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    1 BED $1,949+
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    825 Harritt Dr NW, Salem, OR 97304
    2 BEDS $1,550+
    3 BEDS $1,875+
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    1324 Wallace Road NW, Salem, OR 97304
    2 BEDS $1,549+
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    3910-3930 Sunnyview Rd NE, Salem, OR 97305
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    3661 RIVER ROAD N, KEIZER, OR 97303
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    5952 Park Court SE, Salem, OR 97306
    1 BED $1,209
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    305 Sabra Ln NE, Salem, OR 97301
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    2 BEDS $1,450
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    4427 Satter Place NE, Salem, OR 97305
    2 BEDS $1,295
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    3220 Lansing Avenue NE, Salem, OR 97301
    2 BEDS $1,625+
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    2489 Coral Ave NE, Salem, OR 97305
    2 BEDS $1,351+
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    860 Boone Rd SE, Salem, OR 97306
    2 BEDS $1,445+
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    2844 River Road South, Salem, OR 97302
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    2 BEDS $1,379+
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    3330 Pringle Rd SE, Salem, OR 97302
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    2 BEDS $1,574
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    2768 Claxter Road, Salem, OR 97301
    1 BED $1,325
    2 BEDS $1,565
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    879 Liberty Street NE, Salem, OR 97301
    1 BED $950
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    3976 Rockwood Park Drive NE, Salem, OR 97305
    1 BED $1,120
    2 BEDS $1,250
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    435 Fountain Valley Way NE, Salem, OR 97301
    1 BED $1,225+
    2 BEDS $1,150+
    3 BEDS $2,100
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    4100 Kacey Circle, Salem, OR 97305
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    146 Glynbrook Street North, Keizer, OR 97303
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    3 BEDS $2,089
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    5192 Caplinger Road SE, Salem, OR 97317
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    603-625 Winter Street N, Salem, OR 97301
    1 BED $1,040
    2 BEDS $1,400
    3 BEDS $1,700
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    4624 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97305
    2 BEDS $1,695
    3 BEDS $2,325
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    260-280 Wilson Avenue S, Salem, OR 97302
    2 BEDS $1,410
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    2540 Rose Garden St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
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    3202 Bluff Avenue SE, Salem, OR 97302
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Average rent in Salem, OR

$1,439/mo Salem, OR average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Salem, OR is $1,439.

    Salem, OR apartment rent ranges

    About 32% of apartment rents in Salem, OR range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 3% of apartments. Around 61% of Salem’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 4% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Salem, OR rent trends

    Getting around in Salem, OR

    83 /100
    Very Walkable
    50 /100
    Good Transit
    79 /100
    Very Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 83, Transit Score®: 50, Bike Score®: 79

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Salem, OR last updated?

    Prices and availability in Salem, OR were last updated on 12 Apr 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Salem, OR?

    The best apartments in Salem, OR are: Lancaster Commons, Parkview Apartments, Monroe Avenue Apartments, Battlecreek South and Pinewood Terrace.

    What is the average rent in Salem, OR?

    The average rent in Salem, OR is $1,439. Start your search for apartments in Salem, OR now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Salem, OR?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Salem, OR is between $910 and $2,195. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Salem, OR now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Salem, OR?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Salem, OR is between $1,060 and $2,600. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Salem, OR.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Salem, OR?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Salem, OR is between $1,215 and $2,795. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Salem, OR.

    What type of rental buildings are in Salem, OR?

    In Salem, 45% of the residents are renting compared to 55% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 10% of Salem’s rentals, 63% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 26% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Salem, OR?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Salem are about 30 years old, on average. Of these, 34% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About 97% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 3% are mid-rises, and 0.4% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Salem, OR?

    Rental apartments in Salem come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 24% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 64% of all rentals in Salem. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in Salem, OR

    Living in location

    Salem is the charming capital city of Oregon, conveniently situated between Portland and Eugene, as well as roughly 90 minutes away from both cities by car. alem's diverse neighborhoods provide a mix of historic homes, modern apartments, and peaceful suburbs, making it an ideal location for renters. In fact, many Salem renters work for the state or federal government, and the agricultural industry is also a key part of the economy here. Willamette University is also located in downtown Salem, thereby attracting many students to rent in the area. Salem is beloved by local renters both for its vibrant, artsy downtown and its proximity to fun outdoor activities.

    Salem's parks, like the scenic Bush's Pasture Park, offer green spaces perfect for relaxation and picnics. Local theaters, art galleries, and music venues reflect the city's commitment to arts and culture. The Salem area also has an excellent selection of both breweries and wineries, and there are many farm-to-table restaurants in the area, as well. Additionally, the Oregon State Fair is held in Salem at the end of August, attracting both local renters and tourists alike. And, renters looking to get outside will find plenty of opportunities to do so in Salem, with many places to go hiking, camping, biking and boating.

    Renting in Salem, OR

    Although Salem is the third-largest city in Oregon, it has a unique, small-town feel that sets it apart. Specifically, it has a walkable downtown area with many single-family homes for rent, including some Victorian and Tudor revival homes. There are also many low-rise and mid-rise apartment communities in downtown Salem. And, because Willamette University is located downtown, there are also many apartment complexes that cater to students. Outside of downtown, Salem neighborhoods have a more traditional, suburban feel with spacious homes surrounded by lush greenery. These suburban neighborhoods are less walkable, but offer renters more privacy and space. When compared to other cities on the West Coast (like Portland or Seattle), Salem offers more affordable rental prices. However, rents have increased slightly in recent years as demand has increased.

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    Shopping in Salem, OR

    One of the most popular places for renters to shop in Salem is the downtown area, which features a variety of charming small businesses. Notably, the Salem Saturday Market is also held here and is an excellent place to buy locally made food, crafts and more. Otherwise, renters looking for a more traditional mall experience can visit the Salem Center Mall, which is an indoor complex with both department stores and gift shops. Meanwhile, outside of downtown is the Willamette Town Center, which is another longstanding indoor mall with department stores and national chains. Local renters will also find a variety of big-box stores along I-5 in this area, including Target, Best Buy, Walmart and more. Renters can also choose from a variety of grocery stores in the area, including Safeway, Roth's Fresh Markets, WinCo, Fred Meyer, and more, as well as many local markets and farm stands.

    Transportation in Salem, OR

    There are many ways for local renters to get around Salem. In particular, the downtown area is both walkable and bikeable, providing a good alternative to driving for short trips. However, many Salem renters opt to have a car to navigate the surrounding areas. To that end, I-5 runs directly through Salem, which makes it easy to drive to Portland or other major cities nearby. Alternatively, if you're renting in Salem without a car, you can also take local or express buses to many points of interest in the region, including express buses to Portland International Airport. Or, for regional travel, renters can take Amtrak trains to Portland and many other destinations throughout the West Coast. Greyhound buses also stop in Salem. Finally, while Salem has its own airport, commercial service is limited, so most local renters travel to Portland for air travel.

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