Salem employment information

Income per capita$22,815$26,520$28,555
Median household income$39,587$48,849$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,190$62,909$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,146$26,950$33,219
Median earnings male$30,257$35,698$36,116
Median earnings female$17,945$24,126$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level19.1%15.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Salem is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salem is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salem is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salem is 22% 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 industry5.8%0.6%
Manufacturing sector37.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.4%7.2%
Wholesale & retail services12.6%12.6%
Public administration3.1%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%2.4%
Education, health & social services7.5%34.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Tomahawk, OH640$82,82655%
Homeworth, OH266$75,79542%
Canfield, OH7,443$64,53921%
Poland, OH2,728$62,35017%
Damascus, OH422$52,9551%
Salem, OH12,214$39,58726%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elk City, OK12,198$58,92010%
Cascades, VA12,231$141,750165%
Overlea, MD12,197$59,88112%
Plover, WI12,195$58,4099%
Georgetown, GA12,235$47,87710%
Salem, OH12,214$39,58726%
Source: The Salem, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.