Kids and parents alike will feel at home in South Salem, which offers a number of family-friendly amenities and shops. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Sunnyslope and Faye Wright.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Have you checked out our apartment ratings and reviews for apartments in South Salem? Discover South Salem's Commercial St. SE, where it's simple to satisfy your hunger pains. With a range of restaurants and broad spectrum of things to do, it's easy to pass the time on one of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. Have a little fun finding your next place in South Salem with help from our apartment finder tool.
South Salem residents can enjoy dining out right in their own neighborhood with over a half dozen restaurants nearby. Teriyaki and Liberty Spirit represent a few of those dining options. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Quiznos and Wendy's are both located in the neighborhood.
Stay in shape with nearby Jolie's Pilates Plus, located on South Salem's Commercial St. SE.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in South Salem.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the South Salem area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Stop N Save and Life Source Natural Foods on Commercial St. SE are just a couple of options in the area.
South Salem has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Skyline Sales and Aunt Bees House. In addition, the apartment rentals in South Salem are also conveniently located next to Aquarius Originals.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in South Salem are South Salem High School, Howard Street Charter School and Candalaria Elementary School. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
South Salem High School, a Salem-Keizer School District 24j high school, has an above-average college acceptance rate in its district.
The only district in the neighborhood, Salem-Keizer School District 24j has a total enrollment of 39,000 students and 2,100 teachers, for a student teacher ratio of 19-to-1. There are eight high schools, 14 middle schools and 45 elementary schools in the district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
The cost of living in South Salem, part of metropolitan Salem, is less than it is in Sunnyslope. The average household spends $52.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Sunnyslope's $59.9K/year.
South Salem is similar to Faye Wright in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 29, compared to a median age of 27 in Faye Wright. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.21 inhabitants per household in South Salem and 2.47 in Faye Wright. By the percentage of households with children in South Salem and Faye Wright, 33% and 29% have children, respectively.
At $64.9K, the average income level in South Salem is significantly higher than that of Faye Wright's, which stands at $49.7K.