The Capital Park/Richmond Neighborhood

Note: The Capital Park neighborhood is one of the neighborhoods that the agents at Tomson Burnham are experts in. We help clients buy and sell many homes in this neighborhood.

Capital Park/Richmond is the central neighborhood in Salem, Oregon that runs from 12th street through 25th street between Mission and State Street. Capital Park/Richmond is a designated Heritage Neighborhood with tree-lined streets. This neighborhood has an active group of neighbors who are very involved with the local neighborhood association.

Capital Park and Richmond home

Homes in the Capital Park/Richmond neighborhood have been fixed up and many middle-class professionals such as attorneys, teachers, etc. have settled in this area. There is still work to do in this neighborhood, but if the thought of going into an up and coming neighborhood is exciting to you, then this neighborhood would be a great choice. Capital Park/Richmond’s proximity to downtown, the neighborhood has incredible potential with its gorgeous tree-lined streets and older historic homes. Mission Mill Museum/Willamette Heritage Center is at the end of the neighborhood and Willamette University and Oregon state offices are across the street from the end of the neighborhood.

There are some homes that are in a FEMA designated flood plain that requires mandatory flood insurance so watch for those homes if you want to avoid being in a flood plain.



Home prices in Richmond

Some of the extreme fixers in this neighborhood have sold for $150,000, but most homes are in the $225,000-$400,000 range. This neighborhood is improving swiftly.

Neighborhood Characteristics
  • Lush tree-lined streets
  • Old character homes
  • Flat lots
  • Mill Creek runs through part of the neighborhood
  • Active neighborhood association
Neighborhood Life

Local Schools

Neighborhood Association

Nearby Dining/Cafe

Nearby Entertainment

Local universities

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