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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Salem, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over33,128100.0
In labor force22,92069.2
Civilian labor force
22,92069.2
Employed
21,68465.5
Unemployed
1,2363.7
Percent of civilian labor force
5.4(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force10,20830.8
Females 16 years and over17,907100.0
In labor force11,53064.4
Civilian labor force
11,53064.4
Employed
10,94361.1
Own children under 6 years2,608100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,64263.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over21,318100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,34272.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,0979.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,8638.7
Walked1,2675.9
Other means1520.7
Worked at home5972.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over21,684100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,10437.4
Service occupations3,26915.1
Sales and office occupations6,39429.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations380.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,2926.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,58711.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining700.3
Construction8914.1
Manufacturing2,60712.0
Wholesale trade6272.9
Retail trade2,57511.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8453.9
Information9034.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,8508.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,58911.9
Educational, health and social services5,12423.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,7047.9
Other services (except public administration)1,0885.0
Public administration8113.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers17,37980.1
Government workers2,95613.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3206.1
Unpaid family workers290.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households17,477100.0
Less than $10,0001,6949.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,0866.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,86810.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,34013.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,79316.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,58020.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,01011.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,4818.5
$150,000 to $199,9993271.9
$200,000 or more2981.7
Median household income (dollars)44,033(X)
With earnings13,88579.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,817(X)
With Social Security income4,71227.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,944(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9395.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,443(X)
With public assistance income5082.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,930(X)
With retirement income2,96116.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,576(X)
Families9,750100.0
Less than $10,0003783.9
$10,000 to $14,9993653.7
$15,000 to $24,9996927.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,13111.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,69517.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,30223.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,64716.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,05510.8
$150,000 to $199,9992702.8
$200,000 or more2152.2
Median family income (dollars)55,635(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,857(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,563(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,374(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families610(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
With related children under 18 years541(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 5 years
245(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
Families with female householder, no husband present369(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
With related children under 18 years360(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.7
With related children under 5 years
177(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.7
Individuals3,787(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
18 years and over2,793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
65 years and over
436(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
Related children under 18 years973(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
705(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,865(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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