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Overview

Introduction to Keizer, Oregon

Keizer, Oregon, in Marion county, is 3 miles N of Salem, Oregon and 40 miles SW of Portland, Oregon.

Keizer History

Keizer was named after Thomas Dove Keizer. The first settlers arrived in the area in the 1840s. The John Pugh house is the oldest house in the city, which was built in 1875. The city was incorporated in 1982.

Keizer and nearby Attractions

  • Evergreen Aviation Museum
  • Mission Mill Museum
  • McLoughlin House National Historic Site
  • Champoeg State Park
  • Maud Williamson State Park
  • Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Things To Do In Keizer

The city of Keizer offers a number of facilities for recreation, as Northside County Park, Claggett Creek Park and Northridge Park are all located within the city. The Evergreen Aviation Museum and the Mission Mill Museum provide insight into the history of the area. The Clear Lake Golf Course is popular among local golfers as well.

Keizer Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available from Portland International Airport.

Keizer Higher Education

One can pursue higher education at Chemeketa Community College, George Fox University and Willamette University.

Demographics

People

Total Population37,910
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+16,964
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married49.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.5%
Median Earnings25+$36,104
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,633

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,650
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone23.9%
Median Gross Rent$928
Median House Value$214,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.3%
German17.3%
English10.6%
Irish10.4%
Norwegian4.1%
Scottish2.9%
French Except Basque2.8%
Italian2.8%
Swedish2.3%
Dutch1.7%
Russian1.6%
Welsh1.5%
Danishn1.2%
Swiss1%
Polish1%
Canadian0.9%
Arab0.8%
African0.7%
Czech0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Basque0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Zimbabwean0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Keizer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marion County
Standard Zip Codes97303
P.O. Box Zip Codes97307
Phone Area Codes971, 5, 03
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.01
Approximate Longitude-123.01

Keizer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSALEM MCNARY AP
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp34 to 47 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp52 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationDALLAS 2 NE
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp33 to 45 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp50 to 81 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationSTAYTON
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp33 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp53 to 80 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gervais2,629$51,875
Independence9,246$54,593
Mount Angel3,453$65,594
Salem163,654$62,779
Silverton9,757$71,266
Turner2,221$75,893

Keizer Public Schools

Claggett Creek Middle School
1810 Alder Dr Ne
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3701
Middle
Total Enrollment 924
Clear Lake Elementary School
7425 Meadowglen N
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3138
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Cummings Elementary School
613 Cummings Ln N
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3141
Primary
Total Enrollment 399
Forest Ridge Elementary School
7905 June Reid Pl Ne
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-5548
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
Gubser Elementary School
6610 14th Ave Ne
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3275
Primary
Total Enrollment 475
Keizer Elementary School
5600 Mcclure St N
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3161
Primary
Total Enrollment 657
Kennedy Elementary School
4912 Noren Ave Ne
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3163
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Mcnary High School
595 Chemawa Rd N
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3233
High
Total Enrollment 2055
Optimum Learning Environment Charter School
7905 June Reid Pl Ne
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-5548
Primary
Total Enrollment 129
Weddle Elementary School
1825 Alder Dr Ne
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3604
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Whiteaker Middle School
1605 Lockhaven Dr Ne
ZIP: 97303
(503) 399-3224
Middle
Total Enrollment 733
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