Salem employment information

IndexSalemNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$9,305$23,948$28,555
Median household income$19,688$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$20,000$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,292$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$16,898$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$8,198$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate11.7%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level43.5%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Salem is 67% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salem is 63% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salem is 101% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salem is 179% higher than the national average.

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Salem median earnings by income bracket

Salem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%69.1%
Financial & insurance services12.4%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.1%11.3%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities34.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%37.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Arrey, NM393$31,16742%
Hatch, NM1,830$29,30845%
Rincon, NM52$0100%
Garfield, NM43$0100%
Rodey, NM163$0100%
Salem, NM957$19,68863%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Avoca, NY957$47,83311%
Washburn, IA957$55,5834%
Wishek, ND957$42,20621%
Glasgow, OR957$37,82329%
Salcha, AK957$77,32145%
Salem, NM957$19,68863%
Source: The Salem, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.