Salem employment information

IndexSalemIndianaNational
Income per capita$18,769$26,117$29,829
Median household income$33,022$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,784$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,034$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$31,131$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$26,978$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level25.4%15.0%15.1%
The Salem, IN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Salem is $18,769, which is 28% lower than than the Indiana average and 37% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,022, which is 35% lower than than the Indiana average and 40% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Salem is 5%, which is 11% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Salem is 25% which is 68% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$22,012$33,022$66,044
City
$33,618$50,433$100,866
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Salem is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salem is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salem is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salem is 68% higher than the national average.

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Salem median earnings by income bracket

Salem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%1.8%
Manufacturing sector27.2%4.3%
Financial & insurance services1.8%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services12.6%17.8%
Public administration1.5%5.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%3.0%
Education, health & social services7.8%38.8%
Other30.5%11.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Livonia, IN121$56,8753%
Borden, IN818$47,81314%
Little York, IN177$44,00020%
Crothersville, IN1,457$43,57121%
Hardinsburg, IN184$40,35727%
Salem, IN6,214$33,02240%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Princeton, KY6,215$39,69628%
Indian River Estates, FL6,212$41,26425%
South Gate Ridge, FL6,212$46,84915%
Willis, TX6,217$37,96731%
Saranap, CA6,211$118,906115%
Salem, IN6,214$33,02240%
Source: The Salem, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).