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Economic Statistics

Salem, Salem virginia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics,







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over20,185100.0
In labor force12,90964.0
Civilian labor force
12,87163.8
Employed
12,37761.3
Unemployed
4942.4
Percent of civilian labor force
3.8(X)
Armed Forces
380.2
Not in labor force7,27636.0
Females 16 years and over10,844100.0
In labor force6,46859.6
Civilian labor force
6,45959.6
Employed
6,23057.5
Own children under 6 years1,392100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,00672.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,188100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,26184.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,0949.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)410.3
Walked5134.2
Other means890.7
Worked at home1901.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,377100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,65229.5
Service occupations1,92215.5
Sales and office occupations3,93431.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations200.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,0888.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,76114.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining670.5
Construction7716.2
Manufacturing1,65813.4
Wholesale trade4994.0
Retail trade1,76014.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6925.6
Information2562.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9407.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9557.7
Educational, health and social services2,74522.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8406.8
Other services (except public administration)7305.9
Public administration4643.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,28783.1
Government workers1,51712.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5734.6
Unpaid family workers00.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households9,933100.0
Less than $10,0007467.5
$10,000 to $14,9995205.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,65216.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,56815.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,87418.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,92219.3
$75,000 to $99,9998088.1
$100,000 to $149,9995915.9
$150,000 to $199,9991281.3
$200,000 or more1241.2
Median household income (dollars)38,997(X)
With earnings7,76978.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,635(X)
With Social Security income3,26432.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,925(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3213.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,955(X)
With public assistance income1721.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,260(X)
With retirement income1,98820.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,995(X)
Families6,553100.0
Less than $10,0002103.2
$10,000 to $14,9991932.9
$15,000 to $24,99974411.4
$25,000 to $34,99994514.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,37421.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,58624.2
$75,000 to $99,99972611.1
$100,000 to $149,9995558.5
$150,000 to $199,9991091.7
$200,000 or more1111.7
Median family income (dollars)47,174(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,091(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,472(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,193(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.3
With related children under 18 years200(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
With related children under 5 years
72(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.7
Families with female householder, no husband present189(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
With related children under 18 years148(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
With related children under 5 years
72(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
Individuals1,545(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.7
18 years and over1,196(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
65 years and over
313(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
Related children under 18 years349(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over774(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
(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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