Salem employment information

IndexSalemNew YorkNational
Income per capita$25,806$32,829$28,555
Median household income$44,750$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,750$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,773$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$27,955$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$23,750$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level5.9%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Salem is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salem is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salem is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salem is 62% lower than the national average.

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Salem median earnings by income bracket

Salem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector25.1%3.6%
Financial & insurance services3.1%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.4%23.4%
Public administration7.7%7.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%2.8%
Education, health & social services7.7%31.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dorset, VT269$69,93431%
Greenwich, NY1,947$61,87516%
Schuylerville, NY1,667$55,1193%
Fort Edward, NY3,326$54,1451%
Argyle, NY318$52,6562%
Salem, NY833$44,75016%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gayle Mill, SC833$15,21872%
Empire City, OK833$53,0771%
Moorefield Station, VA833$108,306103%
Blooming Grove, TX833$45,89314%
Chelyan, WV833$25,86452%
Salem, NY833$44,75016%
Source: The Salem, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.