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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataOregon

Economic Statistics

Salem, Oregon

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over105,863100.0
In labor force66,20662.5
Civilian labor force
66,15762.5
Employed
60,66157.3
Unemployed
5,4965.2
Percent of civilian labor force
8.3(X)
Armed Forces
490.0
Not in labor force39,65737.5
Females 16 years and over53,141100.0
In labor force30,86358.1
Civilian labor force
30,86358.1
Employed
28,48353.6
Own children under 6 years11,500100.0
All parents in family in labor force6,81359.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over59,777100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone42,90471.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled9,22915.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,9573.3
Walked2,2003.7
Other means1,1872.0
Worked at home2,3003.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over60,661100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations19,74632.6
Service occupations10,15116.7
Sales and office occupations16,40227.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,5292.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,8037.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,03013.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,7532.9
Construction3,8096.3
Manufacturing6,52710.8
Wholesale trade1,9883.3
Retail trade7,04211.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,9333.2
Information1,1741.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,9296.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,8638.0
Educational, health and social services12,48120.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,8067.9
Other services (except public administration)3,4105.6
Public administration6,94611.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers42,84970.6
Government workers13,44922.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,1896.9
Unpaid family workers1740.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households50,585100.0
Less than $10,0004,4978.9
$10,000 to $14,9993,4906.9
$15,000 to $24,9996,90313.6
$25,000 to $34,9997,53014.9
$35,000 to $49,9999,30918.4
$50,000 to $74,99910,23120.2
$75,000 to $99,9994,5809.1
$100,000 to $149,9992,7715.5
$150,000 to $199,9995951.2
$200,000 or more6791.3
Median household income (dollars)38,881(X)
With earnings39,95579.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,459(X)
With Social Security income13,22326.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,041(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,9163.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,483(X)
With public assistance income2,2714.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,938(X)
With retirement income9,25618.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,005(X)
Families32,531100.0
Less than $10,0002,0256.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,3484.1
$15,000 to $24,9993,51510.8
$25,000 to $34,9994,44013.6
$35,000 to $49,9996,21519.1
$50,000 to $74,9997,70423.7
$75,000 to $99,9993,88011.9
$100,000 to $149,9992,3267.2
$150,000 to $199,9994931.5
$200,000 or more5851.8
Median family income (dollars)46,409(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,141(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,746(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,789(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,409(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
With related children under 18 years2,854(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
With related children under 5 years
1,855(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,631(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.6
With related children under 18 years1,569(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.9
With related children under 5 years
942(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.4
Individuals19,222(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
18 years and over12,146(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
65 years and over
1,129(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
Related children under 18 years6,753(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,059(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over6,607(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
(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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