West Salem employment information

IndexWest SalemWisconsinNational
Income per capita$25,356$27,907$28,555
Median household income$53,850$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,880$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,483$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$41,760$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$26,728$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate2.4%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level6.9%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Salem is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Salem is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Salem is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Salem is 56% lower than the national average.

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West Salem median earnings by income bracket

West Salem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%1.5%
Manufacturing sector23.4%1.3%
Financial & insurance services3.2%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%18.1%
Public administration9.1%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.6%2.2%
Education, health & social services12.5%49.7%

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Rockland, WI638$58,87510%
West Salem, WI4,895$53,8501%

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Paxtonia, PA4,896$77,50045%
Thatcher, AZ4,894$52,3392%
Palmetto, GA4,893$40,03025%
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West Salem, WI4,895$53,8501%
Source: The West Salem, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.