Salem, OR Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Salem is $1,054, a 3% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Salem, OR
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,054||3%||887 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Salem, OR apartment is 887 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Salem, OR Apartment Rent Ranges
Salem, OR Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households36%
- Owner-occupied Households63%
21,474 or 36% of the households in Salem, OR are renter-occupied while 37,158 or 63% are owner-occupied.
Salem, OR Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Salem, OR By Neighborhood
|South Central Salem||$983|
|Southeast Mill Creek||$1,061|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Salem are Minto Island, where the average rent goes for $983/month, Morningside, where renters pay $983/mo on average, and South Central Salem, where the average rent goes for $983/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Southwest Salem ($983), North Lancaster ($1,020), and Faye Wright ($1,020), where the asking prices are below the average Salem rent of $1,054/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Salem are Northeast Salem ($1,092), South Gateway ($1,096) and West Salem ($1,116).
The most popular neighborhood in Salem is Keizer, where there are 4 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,058. Next up is West Salem, where apartments go for $1,116/month, followed by North Lancaster with $1,020 If you’re looking to rent in Salem’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Northgate, where renters pay $1,047 on average, and South Central Salem, where the average monthly rent is $983.
Salem | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Central Salem is 4% higher than in East Lancaster
Central Salem rent is 4% higher than Salem average
East Lancaster rent is 1% lower than Salem average
How Salem Compares to Other Cities
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