Income/capita 31%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 67%
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IndexNorth SalemIndianaNational
Income per capita$20,655$26,117$29,829
Median household income$41,161$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,827$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,313$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$39,286$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in North Salem is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in North Salem is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in North Salem is 67% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in North Salem is 41% lower than the national average

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      North Salem employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.5%2.7%
      Financial & insurance services7.3%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%16.4%
      Public administration1.6%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.0%47.9%

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      Ulen, IN139$116,750111.0%
      Avon, IN15,712$93,11668.3%
      Pittsboro, IN3,181$79,50543.7%
      Brownsburg, IN24,072$68,64724.1%
      Heritage Lake, IN2,953$64,25716.2%
      North Salem, IN493$41,16125.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Canby, CA493$42,25023.6%
      Silverton, CO493$38,68130.1%
      Williamson, GA493$41,66724.7%
      Lost Nation, IA493$48,75011.9%
      Otho, IA493$43,47221.4%
      North Salem, IN493$41,16125.6%
      Source: The North Salem, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).