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Salem, Oregon

The capital of Oregon, the city of Salem has been around since it was founded in 1842. Located in Marion and Polk Counties, Salem is about an hour’s drive from Oregon’s largest city, Portland. Salem is the next largest city in the state, with a population of 169,800 according to the last census. 

Home Inspections Salem OR

With our assistance, you’ll have all the information needed to make the most well-inform decisions for your residential or commercial property. PacWest Home Inspections offers straight forward pricing and thorough inspections utilizing the latest technology to ensure we obtain the most accurate information possible. All our inspectors are licensed and highly trained to identify even the smallest of details throughout your property’s interior and exterior. Within 24 hours after your inspection is complete, a full report will be made available via email.

Our reports are compiled into an easy-to-read format. You can expect your standard PacWest home inspection report to include:
– Tabs organizing inspected areas into Overview, Information, Limitations, Standards
– Priority level assigned to any areas of concern
– Type of contractor you need to resolve specific issues
– Video recordings and over 150 full-color imaging from our walkthrough
– Thermal and Moisture imaging at no additional cost
– Our specialized RecallChek to identifying any dangerous flaws with your home appliances

PacWest is certified to perform full inspections on residential homes, manufactured homes, apartment complexes, condominiums, office space, and resorts/hotels. Our focus is on you, so walking through the inspection with us is always encouraged. Any question or concern you have, we can answer. What can we help you with today?


Salem is known as “The Cherry City” because of the city’s long history of and reliance on agriculture. Salem was chosen as the official site for the Oregon State Fair in 1861, and has remained so to this day.

The nickname “The Cherry City” was given because of the local cherry-growing industry and the importance of it to the city’s economy and culture. Salem even had a cherry festival until post World War I. 


Salem is a large city and has many different sources of employment, but one of the main job sources is the state government, which employs the highest number of people in Salem. 

The city also has major agricultural facilities, and is a huge food processing center. 

The state of Oregon employs 19,700 workers in the city of Salem, and the federal government employs 1,500. 


Salem is home to many diverse activities throughout the year, including:

  • The annual World Beat Festival 
  • Dragon Boat races
  • Salem Art Fair and Festival 
  • The Bite of Salem 
  • Oregon State Fair 
  • Oregon Food and Wine Festival 
  • Capital Pride (the annual Gay Pride Festival)

Salem also has opera houses, museums and many other landmarks.