West Salem employment information

IndexWest SalemOhioNational
Income per capita$17,908$26,520$28,555
Median household income$34,038$48,849$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,259$62,909$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,750$26,950$33,219
Median earnings male$32,546$35,698$36,116
Median earnings female$16,607$24,126$25,692
Unemployment rate8.6%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level16.1%15.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Salem is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Salem is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Salem is 47% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Salem is 3% higher than the national average.

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West Salem median earnings by income bracket

West Salem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.5%1.3%
Manufacturing sector35.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.4%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services9.3%14.3%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%1.0%
Education, health & social services3.4%27.9%

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Jeromesville, OH639$56,7196%
Seville, OH2,270$55,4554%
West Salem, OH1,557$34,03836%

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Tripoli, IA1,557$47,12512%
Cherokee, OK1,557$45,69115%
Independence, WI1,557$34,41536%
Leadwood, MO1,557$25,53652%
Chester, NJ1,557$96,04280%
West Salem, OH1,557$34,03836%
Source: The West Salem, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.