Salem employment information

Income per capita$19,356$26,006$28,555
Median household income$25,505$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,331$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,604$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$24,375$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$20,143$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level27.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Salem is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salem is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salem is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salem is 75% 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 industry25.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.9%4.3%
Financial & insurance services0.8%0.9%
Wholesale & retail services18.1%15.6%
Public administration3.6%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.2%62.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Salem, MO4,979$25,50552%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Edenton, NC4,979$23,76256%
Osceola, IA4,981$38,88527%
Swartz, LA4,977$46,91012%
Crystal Springs, MS4,983$40,02525%
Providence Village, TX4,975$85,74360%
Salem, MO4,979$25,50552%
Source: The Salem, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.