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Salem, Oregon
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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Salem, is 14% less than it is in Long Beach and 16% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Salem, ORLong Beach, CAUnited States
 Unemployment Rate5.60%5.70%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth3.49%1.37%1.59%
 Future Job Growth41.38%37.05%37.98%
 Sales Taxes0.00%9.00%6.00%
 Income Taxes9.00%8.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$23,201$27,014$28,555
 Household Income$46,273$52,944$53,482
 Family Median Income$55,665$59,710$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Salem, ORLong Beach, CAUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K13.99%13.21%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K5.72%5.35%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K11.90%10.70%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K11.24%8.95%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K10.60%9.07%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K8.50%7.66%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K10.44%9.33%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K11.67%12.06%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K10.93%13.01%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K2.91%5.75%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K2.09%4.91%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Salem, ORLong Beach, CAUnited States
 Management, business, finance14.58%9.83%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science5.49%5.17%5.34%
 Community, social services1.13%1.82%1.67%
 Legal1.20%0.91%1.16%
 Education, library2.48%6.05%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.10%1.76%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology6.73%9.66%5.67%
 Healthcare support2.51%4.29%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement2.62%2.70%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving3.93%1.59%5.76%
 Building maintenance1.66%3.55%4.01%
 Personal care2.37%4.83%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support23.61%29.69%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.92%0.00%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair9.74%8.07%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving19.93%10.10%12.09%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Salem

Weather: Salem has very consistent weather throughout the year. Quite a bit of fog in the winter, and some rain, and little if any snow. ... (read more)

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Comments about Long Beach

School System: Where i live is just e;sthat where i live. The school system here is mass up in many ways. To many students per teacher, Kinagarden is half a day the same as it was when... (read more)

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