About Salem, OR


Salem is located in northwestern Oregon, and the city is the capital of the entire state, as well as being the county seat of Marion County. Salem is one of the older cities on the west coast, being founded in 1842 and fully fifteen years later. The name Salem is actually an interpretation of a Native American word meaning “meeting or resting place”. As of 2010, Salem has a population of 154,637 people, making it Oregon’s third largest city. When looking at Salem’s greater metropolitan area, that number jumps to 396,103.


  • Sunnyslope

    Many of the cutest rentals in Salem can be found in the Sunnyslope neighborhood and you will find this neighborhood full of friendly people and convenient amenities. Let MyNewPlace help you look for that impeccable apartment that meets both your needs and your budget.
  • Central Area CAN-DO

    Central Area CAN-DO has tons of the prettiest apartments in Salem and MyNewPlace can help you find ones with a variety of great interiors such as a really nice bedroom! You can learn about roommates, landlords and other apartment issues in Central Area CAN-DO as well as Salem's other neighborhoods in our apartment guide. Want to learn more about Central Area CAN-DO? Check up on MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information.
  • South Gateway

    Tons of the prettiest apartment rentals in Salem are in the South Gateway neighborhood, regardless of whether you want a baby blue dining room or a built in microwave. You can learn about roommates, landlords and other apartment issues in South Gateway as well as Salem's other neighborhoods in our apartment blog. Think this is the only Salem neighborhood for you? Check nearby neighborhoods below to see all your options. Use our "Ask a Question" feature on this page to get answers about Salem's neighborhoods from our local experts! Best of luck in your search!
  • North Lancaster NOLA

    North Lancaster NOLA has tons of the prettiest apartment rentals in Salem just use MyNewPlace to find the perfect one! Looking for that perfect apartment but have a specific spending limit? No worries - our apartment finder will help you look for that perfect North Lancaster NOLA apartment for rent that will meet your needs and fit your budget. The MyNewPlace apartment guide can help you not only learn about living in apartments in North Lancaster NOLA but also other neighborhoods throughout Salem. Want to learn more about North Lancaster NOLA? Check out MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information. Want to start searching right away? Check out floor plans, photos, maps and videos on MyNewPlace! Best of luck in your search!
  • Northeast Neighbors NEN

    Salem's Northeast Neighbors NEN neighborhood has many of the city's cutest rentals. Have specific needs or a limited budget? Click the search button above, then select the rent range and other amenities that meet your needs.
  • East Lancaster ELNA

    Salem's East Lancaster ELNA neighborhood has many of the city's nicest apartments, make sure to check out all the options listed on MyNewPlace! Have specific needs or a limited budget? Click the search button above, then select the rent range and other amenities that meet your needs. The MyNewPlace apartment guide can help you not only learn about living in apartments in East Lancaster ELNA but also other neighborhoods throughout Salem. Think this is the only Salem neighborhood for you? Check nearby neighborhoods below to see all your options. Use our "Ask a Question" feature on this page to get answers about Salem's neighborhoods from our local experts! Best of luck in your search!
  • Southeast Mill Creek SEMCA

    Salem has a bunch of great apartments for rent and a lot of the most cost effective can be found in Southeast Mill Creek SEMCA, and you will find this neighborhood full of friendly people and convenient amenities. MyNewPlace's apartment search can help you find that perfect Southeast Mill Creek SEMCA apartment.
  • South Central SCAN

    The apartments for rent in South Central SCAN are many of the best in Salem, and you will find this neighborhood full of friendly people and convenient amenities. MyNewPlace's apartment search can help you look for that ideal South Central SCAN apartment.
  • Faye Wright

    The rental apartments in Faye Wright are lots of the nicest in Salem, that white kitchen (or whatever your dream interior looks like) is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! You can also use our apartment blog to learn more about apartment living in general. Faye Wright is a excellent place in which to find your new Salem apartment. Want the inside scoop on Faye Wright? Read MyNewPlace for local tips and information about Faye Wright Salem.
  • Southeast Salem SESNA

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  • Grant

    Looking for rental apartments in Salem's Grant neighborhood? Several of the city's cutest can be found here! MyNewPlace's apartment search can help you search for that impeccable Grant apartment. Browse through the above 'popular rentals' listings in your new neighborhood in Salem! Good luck finding your new place!
  • Croisan-Illahe

    Salem's Croisan-Illahe neighborhood has tons of the city's nicest apartments, make sure to check out all the options listed on MyNewPlace! The MyNewPlace apartment search can help you find the perfect apartment rental that meets your budget constraints. You can also use our apartment blog to learn more about apartment living in general. Croisan-Illahe is a excellent place in which to find your new Salem apartment. Want to learn more about Croisan-Illahe? Read MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information.
  • West Salem

    The apartment rentals in West Salem are several of the cutest in Salem, make sure to check out all the options listed on MyNewPlace! Looking for that perfect apartment but have a specific spending limit? No worries - our apartment finder will help you locate that perfect West Salem apartment for rent that will meet your needs and fit your budget. You can get lots of answers to your West Salem apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • Northeast Salem NESCA

    Try Salem's Northeast Salem NESCA neighborhood for many of the city's cutest apartments, that blue kitchen (or whatever your dream interior looks like) is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! Have specific needs or a limited budget? Click the search button above, then select the rent range and other amenities that meet your needs. Browse through the above 'popular rentals' listings in your new neighborhood in Salem! Good luck finding your new place!
  • South Salem

    Salem has a bunch of great apartments for rent and lots of the prettiest can be found in South Salem, make sure to check out all the options listed on MyNewPlace! The MyNewPlace apartment search can help you find the perfect apartment rental that meets your budget constraints. You can get a bunch of answers to your South Salem apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • Lansing

    The rentals in Lansing are lots of the prettiest in Salem, and MyNewPlace can help you find ones with a variety of great interiors such as a really nice entryway! Let MyNewPlace help you search for that unequaled apartment that meets both your needs and your budget. Use our "Ask a Question" feature on this page to get answers about Salem's neighborhoods from our local experts! Best of luck in your search!
  • Willamette University

    Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus WU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Willamette University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the WU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Willamette University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.

    Although Willamette University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.

    WU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Salem, Oregon. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the WU Blitz games and make it to class on time.

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    Have more questions? Check out our articles with renter tips in our apartment guide and search through http://www.willamette.edu/.

  • Chemeketa Community College

    Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus CCC apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Chemeketa Community College housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the CCC campus. If so, you can search for off campus Chemeketa Community College apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.

    Although Chemeketa Community College student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.

    CCC apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Salem, OREGON. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the CCC 0 games and make it to class on time.

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    Have more questions? Check out our articles with renter tips in our apartment guide and search through http://www.chemeketa.edu/.