Salem employment information

Income per capita$16,926$24,953$28,555
Median household income$32,644$48,737$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,055$60,618$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,100$27,534$33,219
Median earnings male$20,893$35,272$36,116
Median earnings female$25,515$22,933$25,692
Unemployment rate7.9%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level20.8%15.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Salem is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salem is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salem is 35% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salem is 33% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Salem median earnings by income bracket

Salem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%1.3%
Manufacturing sector19.4%5.1%
Financial & insurance services2.9%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%16.5%
Public administration0.9%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%3.4%
Education, health & social services7.2%36.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Livonia, IN113$54,3752%
Borden, IN681$51,6074%
Palmyra, IN1,198$47,18812%
Crothersville, IN1,573$39,27627%
Hardinsburg, IN234$35,00035%
Salem, IN6,264$32,64439%

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Belle Isle, FL6,265$76,47743%
Cos Cob, CT6,265$142,297166%
Purcell, OK6,259$43,64318%
Douglas, WY6,272$57,5438%
Hillsborough, NC6,256$46,08214%
Salem, IN6,264$32,64439%
Source: The Salem, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.