Salem employment information

Income per capita$18,909$27,339$28,555
Median household income$37,969$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,125$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,375$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$25,750$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$25,417$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate10.7%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level25.5%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Salem is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salem is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salem is 84% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salem is 63% 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 industry4.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector52.0%11.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services20.0%23.5%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%58.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hamlin, KS56$58,75010%
Morrill, KS321$52,4042%
Bern, KS186$48,12510%
Stella, NE154$46,25014%
Preston, NE49$45,62515%
Salem, NE102$37,96929%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Maunie, IL102$42,50021%
Corwin Springs, MT102$29,84444%
Sykeston, ND102$44,43217%
Saltillo, IN102$26,25051%
San Jose CDP (San Miguel County), NM102$41,48822%
Salem, NE102$37,96929%
Source: The Salem, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.