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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Salem city
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 20,185 100.0     Households 9,933 100.0
In labor force 12,909 64.0   Less than $10,000 746 7.5
     Civilian labor force 12,871 63.8   $10,000 to $14,999 520 5.2
          Employed 12,377 61.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,652 16.6
          Unemployed 494 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,568 15.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,874 18.9
     Armed Forces 38 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,922 19.3
Not in labor force 7,276 36.0   $75,000 to $99,999 808 8.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 591 5.9
   Females 16 years and over 10,844 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 128 1.3
In labor force 6,468 59.6   $200,000 or more 124 1.2
     Civilian labor force 6,459 59.6   Median household income (dollars) 38,997 (X)
          Employed 6,230 57.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,392 100.0   With earnings 7,769 78.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,006 72.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,635 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,264 32.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,925 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,188 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 321 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,261 84.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,955 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,094 9.0   With public assistance income 172 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 41 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,260 (X)
Walked 513 4.2   With retirement income 1,988 20.0
Other means 89 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,995 (X)
Worked at home 190 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.0 (X)        
          Families 6,553 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 12,377 100.0   Less than $10,000 210 3.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 193 2.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,652 29.5   $15,000 to $24,999 744 11.4
Service occupations 1,922 15.5   $25,000 to $34,999 945 14.4
Sales and office occupations 3,934 31.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,374 21.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 20 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,586 24.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,088 8.8   $75,000 to $99,999 726 11.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,761 14.2   $100,000 to $149,999 555 8.5
        150,000 to $199,999 109 1.7
        $200,000 or more 111 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,174 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 67 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 20,091 (X)
Construction 771 6.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,658 13.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,472 (X)
Wholesale trade 499 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,193 (X)
Retail trade 1,760 14.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 692 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 256 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 940 7.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 955 7.7     Families 279 4.3
Educational, health and social services 2,745 22.2   With related children under 18 years 200 6.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 840 6.8        With related children under 5 years 72 6.7
Other services (except public administration) 730 5.9        
Public administration 464 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 189 17.1
        With related children under 18 years 148 22.2
             With related children under 5 years 72 28.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,545 6.7
Private wage and salary workers 10,287 83.1   18 years and over 1,196 6.6
Government workers 1,517 12.3        65 years and over 313 8.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 573 4.6   Related children under 18 years 349 7.0
Unpaid family workers 0 0.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 280 7.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 774 17.6
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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