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Work and Jobs in Salem, Oregon (OR) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Salem, Oregon was 136,924 / 167,421

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Public administration11.5%
(6,946)
9.5%
(3,062)
13.6%
(3,884)
Health care9.3%
(5,614)
4.6%
(1,490)
14.5%
(4,124)
Educational services8.7%
(5,280)
5.8%
(1,878)
11.9%
(3,402)
Construction6.3%
(3,809)
10.5%
(3,388)
1.5%
(421)
Accommodation and food services6.1%
(3,685)
5.5%
(1,774)
6.7%
(1,911)
Finance and insurance4.3%
(2,598)
2.5%
(804)
6.3%
(1,794)
Administrative and support and waste management services4.1%
(2,513)
4.8%
(1,540)
3.4%
(973)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.9%
(2,343)
4.2%
(1,356)
3.5%
(987)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting2.9%
(1,733)
4.6%
(1,466)
0.9%
(267)
Social assistance2.6%
(1,587)
0.9%
(303)
4.5%
(1,284)
Food and beverage stores2.3%
(1,366)
2.6%
(828)
1.9%
(538)
Food2.2%
(1,355)
2.4%
(771)
2.1%
(584)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.2%
(1,331)
2.3%
(729)
2.1%
(602)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations2.2%
(1,325)
1.6%
(520)
2.8%
(805)
Department and other general merchandise stores2.2%
(1,319)
1.0%
(325)
3.5%
(994)
Computer and electronic products2.0%
(1,233)
2.8%
(904)
1.2%
(329)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.8%
(1,121)
1.9%
(613)
1.8%
(508)
Repair and maintenance1.5%
(909)
2.3%
(754)
0.5%
(155)
Personal and laundry services1.4%
(874)
0.8%
(252)
2.2%
(622)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.4%
(865)
2.4%
(770)
0.3%
(95)
Wood products1.4%
(832)
2.3%
(743)
0.3%
(89)
Metal and metal products1.3%
(809)
2.2%
(706)
0.4%
(103)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores1.0%
(595)
0.7%
(221)
1.3%
(374)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.9%
(520)
1.1%
(366)
0.5%
(154)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.8%
(513)
1.3%
(408)
0.4%
(105)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.8%
(511)
1.1%
(356)
0.5%
(155)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.8%
(472)
0.9%
(297)
0.6%
(175)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.8%
(470)
0.6%
(180)
1.0%
(290)
Truck transportation0.7%
(440)
1.2%
(372)
0.2%
(68)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.7%
(401)
1.1%
(343)
0.2%
(58)
Utilities0.6%
(382)
1.0%
(307)
0.3%
(75)
Printing and related support activities0.6%
(372)
0.8%
(269)
0.4%
(103)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.6%
(366)
0.8%
(260)
0.4%
(106)
Other direct selling establishments0.6%
(349)
0.5%
(159)
0.7%
(190)
U. S. Postal service0.5%
(324)
0.7%
(218)
0.4%
(106)
Gasoline stations0.5%
(304)
0.7%
(239)
0.2%
(65)
Private households0.5%
(302)
0.0%
(11)
1.0%
(291)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.4%
(260)
0.6%
(201)
0.2%
(59)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.4%
(255)
0.3%
(109)
0.5%
(146)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.4%
(249)
0.5%
(164)
0.3%
(85)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.4%
(247)
0.3%
(82)
0.6%
(165)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.4%
(232)
0.3%
(107)
0.4%
(125)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.4%
(227)
0.4%
(132)
0.3%
(95)
Transportation equipment0.4%
(214)
0.5%
(164)
0.2%
(50)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.3%
(198)
0.5%
(163)
0.1%
(35)
Machinery0.3%
(187)
0.5%
(174)
0.0%
(13)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.3%
(160)
0.4%
(139)
0.1%
(21)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.3%
(155)
0.3%
(105)
0.2%
(50)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.2%
(147)
0.4%
(141)
0.0%
(6)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(144)
0.3%
(90)
0.2%
(54)
Plastics and rubber products0.2%
(137)
0.3%
(84)
0.2%
(53)
Paper0.2%
(134)
0.4%
(113)
0.1%
(21)
Warehousing and storage0.2%
(133)
0.3%
(93)
0.1%
(40)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(123)
0.3%
(92)
0.1%
(31)
Chemicals0.2%
(120)
0.3%
(100)
0.1%
(20)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.2%
(109)
0.3%
(92)
0.1%
(17)
Air transportation0.2%
(104)
0.2%
(62)
0.1%
(42)
Textile mills and textile products0.2%
(100)
0.2%
(54)
0.2%
(46)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.2%
(100)
0.1%
(32)
0.2%
(68)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(87)
0.2%
(63)
0.1%
(24)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(83)
0.0%
(8)
0.3%
(75)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(81)
0.1%
(47)
0.1%
(34)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(64)
0.2%
(64)
0.0%
(0)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.1%
(55)
0.2%
(55)
0.0%
(0)
Music stores0.1%
(51)
0.1%
(33)
0.1%
(18)
Farm supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(41)
0.1%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.1%
(40)
0.1%
(40)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Salem

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 12.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 22.0%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 13.3%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.3%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • 19.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.8%Males
  • 12.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.5%Males
  • 20.6%Females
Unemployment in 2015:
Salem:

5.9%
Oregon:

5.6%
Unemployment in 2014:
Salem:

7.3%
Oregon:

6.9%
Unemployment in 2013:
Salem:

8.6%
Oregon:

7.9%
Unemployment in 2012:
Salem:

9.6%
Oregon:

8.8%
Unemployment in 2011:
Salem:

10.1%
Oregon:

9.5%
Unemployment in 2010:
Salem:

10.6%
Oregon:

10.6%
Unemployment in 2009:
Salem:

10.6%
Oregon:

11.3%
Unemployment in 2008:
Salem:

6.5%
Oregon:

6.5%
Unemployment in 2007:
Salem:

5.4%
Oregon:

5.2%
Unemployment in 2006:
Salem:

5.5%
Oregon:

5.3%
Unemployment in 2005:
Salem:

6.5%
Oregon:

6.2%
Unemployment in 2004:
Salem:

8.0%
Oregon:

7.3%
Unemployment in 2003:
Salem:

8.4%
Oregon:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2002:
Salem:

7.7%
Oregon:

7.5%
Unemployment in 2001:
Salem:

6.8%
Oregon:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2000:
Salem:

5.8%
Oregon:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1999:
Salem:

6.0%
Oregon:

5.5%
Unemployment in 1998:
Salem:

6.1%
Oregon:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1997:
Salem:

5.9%
Oregon:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1996:
Salem:

5.7%
Oregon:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1995:
Salem:

4.8%
Oregon:

4.9%
Unemployment in 1994:
Salem:

5.5%
Oregon:

5.4%
Unemployment in 1993:
Salem:

7.2%
Oregon:

7.0%
Unemployment in 1992:
Salem:

7.0%
Oregon:

7.4%
Unemployment in 1991:
Salem:

6.1%
Oregon:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1990:
Salem:

5.6%
Oregon:

5.5%

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Salem:

4.6% (3,317)
Oregon:

4.9% (87,688)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Salem:

5.2% (3,718)
Oregon:

3.8% (67,259)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Salem:

5.1% (3,646)
Oregon:

5.4% (94,963)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Salem:

6.4% (4,611)
Oregon:

7.7% (136,343)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Salem:

11.5% (8,250)
Oregon:

10.2% (181,392)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Salem:

13.8% (9,891)
Oregon:

14.1% (250,936)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Salem:

15.2% (10,901)
Oregon:

13.4% (238,126)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Salem:

7.8% (5,594)
Oregon:

10.0% (178,199)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Salem:

6.1% (4,402)
Oregon:

5.8% (102,030)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Salem:

5.2% (3,760)
Oregon:

6.6% (117,639)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Salem:

2.3% (1,628)
Oregon:

3.2% (57,390)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Salem:

1.4% (994)
Oregon:

1.4% (25,376)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Salem:

8.3% (5,919)
Oregon:

6.9% (122,101)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Salem:

7.0% (5,009)
Oregon:

6.4% (114,268)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Salem:

3.2% (1,884)
Oregon:

3.7% (58,821)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Salem:

2.7% (1,586)
Oregon:

2.8% (44,872)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Salem:

3.8% (2,293)
Oregon:

4.4% (71,163)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Salem:

7.9% (4,723)
Oregon:

7.7% (122,707)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Salem:

11.1% (6,658)
Oregon:

10.3% (165,185)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Salem:

14.0% (8,386)
Oregon:

13.9% (222,209)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Salem:

17.3% (10,333)
Oregon:

15.3% (245,415)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Salem:

9.1% (5,414)
Oregon:

9.8% (156,781)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Salem:

4.6% (2,720)
Oregon:

4.9% (78,436)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Salem:

4.8% (2,856)
Oregon:

5.5% (88,783)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Salem:

2.3% (1,389)
Oregon:

2.6% (41,539)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Salem:

1.4% (855)
Oregon:

1.3% (20,765)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Salem:

7.2% (4,292)
Oregon:

6.8% (108,927)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Salem:

6.8% (4,088)
Oregon:

6.0% (95,989)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    7.1% (2,585)
    Oregon:

    6.5% (61,513)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    8.0% (2,919)
    Oregon:

    5.1% (48,707)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    5.9% (2,144)
    Oregon:

    6.1% (57,757)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    7.2% (2,601)
    Oregon:

    9.3% (88,604)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    13.0% (4,713)
    Oregon:

    10.8% (102,332)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    11.9% (4,307)
    Oregon:

    13.3% (125,971)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    11.9% (4,332)
    Oregon:

    12.4% (118,000)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    8.1% (2,936)
    Oregon:

    8.9% (84,236)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    5.0% (1,828)
    Oregon:

    5.0% (47,962)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    5.6% (2,047)
    Oregon:

    5.1% (48,831)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    1.9% (688)
    Oregon:

    2.8% (26,602)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    0.6% (236)
    Oregon:

    1.4% (12,849)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    8.4% (3,036)
    Oregon:

    6.7% (64,005)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Salem:

    5.4% (1,944)
    Oregon:

    6.6% (62,954)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    2.1% (732)
    Oregon:

    3.2% (26,175)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    2.3% (799)
    Oregon:

    2.3% (18,552)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    4.3% (1,502)
    Oregon:

    4.5% (37,206)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    5.7% (2,010)
    Oregon:

    5.8% (47,739)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    10.0% (3,537)
    Oregon:

    9.6% (79,060)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    15.8% (5,584)
    Oregon:

    15.2% (124,965)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    18.6% (6,569)
    Oregon:

    14.6% (120,126)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    7.5% (2,658)
    Oregon:

    11.4% (93,963)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    7.3% (2,574)
    Oregon:

    6.6% (54,068)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    4.8% (1,713)
    Oregon:

    8.4% (68,808)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    2.7% (940)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (30,788)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    2.1% (758)
    Oregon:

    1.5% (12,527)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    8.2% (2,883)
    Oregon:

    7.1% (58,096)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Salem:

    8.7% (3,065)
    Oregon:

    6.2% (51,314)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.2%
Number of people working at home: 3,669 (4.9% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +23,199 (+16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 41,494 (69.4%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Salem:

38.7% (757)
Oregon:

31.1% (20,793)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Salem:

77.0% (42,776)
Oregon:

74.5% (1,084,203)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Salem:

32.5% (636)
Oregon:

31.0% (20,703)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Salem:

11.8% (6,533)
Oregon:

15.9% (232,002)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Salem:

11.2% (220)
Oregon:

17.5% (11,656)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Salem:

4.5% (2,477)
Oregon:

5.0% (72,202)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Salem:

17.6% (344)
Oregon:

20.4% (13,636)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Salem:

6.7% (3,734)
Oregon:

4.6% (66,397)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Salem

Working at home in 2016 - Oregon

Less than 5 minutes:
Salem:

1.7% (1,679)
Oregon:

3.7% (66,949)
5 to 9 minutes:
Salem:

8.7% (8,482)
Oregon:

11.8% (215,261)
10 to 14 minutes:
Salem:

17.6% (17,097)
Oregon:

15.0% (274,004)
15 to 19 minutes:
Salem:

22.3% (21,677)
Oregon:

16.3% (296,523)
20 to 24 minutes:
Salem:

17.1% (16,592)
Oregon:

13.8% (251,681)
25 to 29 minutes:
Salem:

5.4% (5,196)
Oregon:

6.4% (115,955)
30 to 34 minutes:
Salem:

9.6% (9,270)
Oregon:

12.1% (219,761)
35 to 39 minutes:
Salem:

2.4% (2,314)
Oregon:

3.0% (53,885)
40 to 44 minutes:
Salem:

2.4% (2,341)
Oregon:

3.7% (67,434)
45 to 59 minutes:
Salem:

6.4% (6,168)
Oregon:

7.3% (133,564)
60 to 89 minutes:
Salem:

4.6% (4,466)
Oregon:

4.9% (90,093)
90 or more minutes:
Salem:

1.8% (1,757)
Oregon:

2.1% (38,622)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Salem

Working at home in 2000 - Oregon

Less than 5 minutes:
Salem:

2.8% (1,679)
Oregon:

4.1% (66,369)
5 to 9 minutes:
Salem:

12.2% (7,282)
Oregon:

12.9% (206,168)
10 to 14 minutes:
Salem:

19.3% (11,565)
Oregon:

16.5% (263,466)
15 to 19 minutes:
Salem:

20.9% (12,467)
Oregon:

16.1% (258,476)
20 to 24 minutes:
Salem:

13.7% (8,162)
Oregon:

13.9% (223,370)
25 to 29 minutes:
Salem:

4.0% (2,378)
Oregon:

5.4% (87,147)
30 to 34 minutes:
Salem:

8.5% (5,102)
Oregon:

11.0% (176,763)
35 to 39 minutes:
Salem:

1.4% (852)
Oregon:

2.0% (32,680)
40 to 44 minutes:
Salem:

2.0% (1,215)
Oregon:

2.7% (43,262)
45 to 59 minutes:
Salem:

4.5% (2,697)
Oregon:

5.2% (83,858)
60 to 89 minutes:
Salem:

5.0% (3,017)
Oregon:

3.2% (51,318)
90 or more minutes:
Salem:

1.8% (1,061)
Oregon:

1.8% (28,715)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    1.8% (843)
    Oregon:

    3.1% (30,850)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    9.1% (4,335)
    Oregon:

    11.1% (108,719)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    17.8% (8,475)
    Oregon:

    14.4% (140,983)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    21.1% (10,047)
    Oregon:

    15.8% (154,939)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    16.4% (7,802)
    Oregon:

    13.8% (135,271)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    5.0% (2,357)
    Oregon:

    6.5% (64,108)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    9.9% (4,705)
    Oregon:

    12.7% (124,944)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    2.2% (1,039)
    Oregon:

    3.1% (30,230)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    2.0% (966)
    Oregon:

    3.9% (38,681)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    8.2% (3,908)
    Oregon:

    8.0% (79,022)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    4.9% (2,313)
    Oregon:

    5.2% (50,972)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Salem:

    1.6% (754)
    Oregon:

    2.4% (23,738)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    1.7% (836)
    Oregon:

    4.3% (36,099)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    8.4% (4,147)
    Oregon:

    12.7% (106,542)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    17.4% (8,622)
    Oregon:

    15.8% (133,021)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    23.5% (11,630)
    Oregon:

    16.8% (141,584)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    17.8% (8,790)
    Oregon:

    13.8% (116,410)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    5.7% (2,839)
    Oregon:

    6.2% (51,847)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    9.2% (4,565)
    Oregon:

    11.3% (94,817)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    2.6% (1,275)
    Oregon:

    2.8% (23,655)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    2.8% (1,375)
    Oregon:

    3.4% (28,753)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    4.6% (2,260)
    Oregon:

    6.5% (54,542)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    4.3% (2,153)
    Oregon:

    4.7% (39,121)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Salem:

    2.0% (1,003)
    Oregon:

    1.8% (14,884)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Salem

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Oregon

Drove car alone:
Salem:

79.6% (80,124)
Oregon:

72.8% (1,418,905)
Carpooled:
Salem:

10.4% (10,478)
Oregon:

9.7% (188,140)
Bus or trolley bus:
Salem:

2.2% (2,234)
Oregon:

3.3% (64,114)
Railroad:
Salem:

0.1% (56)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,215)
Bicycle:
Salem:

0.8% (772)
Oregon:

2.2% (42,476)
Walked:
Salem:

2.6% (2,625)
Oregon:

3.6% (69,210)
Other means:
Salem:

0.7% (750)
Oregon:

1.0% (20,260)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Salem

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Oregon

Drove car alone:
Salem:

71.8% (42,904)
Oregon:

73.2% (1,171,641)
Carpooled:
Salem:

15.4% (9,229)
Oregon:

12.2% (195,950)
Bus or trolley bus:
Salem:

3.1% (1,882)
Oregon:

3.5% (56,795)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Salem:

0.0% (23)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,173)
Subway or elevated:
Salem:

0.0% (14)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,906)
Railroad:
Salem:

0.0% (9)
Oregon:

0.1% (2,047)
Ferryboat:
Salem:

0.0% (6)
Oregon:

0.0% (120)
Taxicab:
Salem:

0.0% (23)
Oregon:

0.0% (747)
Motorcycle:
Salem:

0.1% (84)
Oregon:

0.1% (1,942)
Bicycle:
Salem:

1.0% (620)
Oregon:

1.1% (17,172)
Walked:
Salem:

3.7% (2,200)
Oregon:

3.6% (57,217)
Other means:
Salem:

0.8% (483)
Oregon:

0.7% (10,882)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Salem (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Oregon (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Salem:

    79.6% (39,271)
    Oregon:

    72.9% (759,263)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Salem:

    9.9% (4,903)
    Oregon:

    9.8% (102,413)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Salem:

    2.4% (1,173)
    Oregon:

    3.1% (32,180)
    Railroad - Males:
    Salem:

    0.1% (56)
    Oregon:

    0.1% (1,411)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Salem:

    1.1% (565)
    Oregon:

    2.7% (28,059)
    Walked - Males:
    Salem:

    2.1% (1,029)
    Oregon:

    3.5% (36,229)
    Other means - Males:
    Salem:

    1.1% (547)
    Oregon:

    1.3% (13,178)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Salem (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - Oregon (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Salem:

    79.5% (40,853)
    Oregon:

    72.6% (659,642)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Salem:

    10.9% (5,575)
    Oregon:

    9.4% (85,727)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Salem:

    2.1% (1,061)
    Oregon:

    3.5% (31,934)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Salem:

    0.4% (207)
    Oregon:

    1.6% (14,417)
    Walked - Females:
    Salem:

    3.1% (1,596)
    Oregon:

    3.6% (32,981)
    Other means - Females:
    Salem:

    0.4% (203)
    Oregon:

    0.8% (7,082)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Salem:

86.7% (56,562)
Oregon:

88.2% (1,374,404)
In 2 person carpool:
Salem:

9.9% (6,435)
Oregon:

9.5% (147,941)
In 3 person carpool:
Salem:

2.4% (1,537)
Oregon:

1.4% (22,502)
In 4 person carpool:
Salem:

0.8% (501)
Oregon:

0.5% (7,989)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Salem:

0.1% (81)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,769)
In 7+ person carpool:
Salem:

0.3% (165)
Oregon:

0.2% (2,431)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Salem:

82.3% (42,904)
Oregon:

85.7% (1,171,641)
In 2 person carpool:
Salem:

13.0% (6,757)
Oregon:

11.5% (156,754)
In 3 person carpool:
Salem:

2.5% (1,326)
Oregon:

1.9% (25,457)
In 4 person carpool:
Salem:

1.0% (542)
Oregon:

0.6% (8,345)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Salem:

0.5% (246)
Oregon:

0.3% (3,715)
In 7+ person carpool:
Salem:

0.7% (358)
Oregon:

0.1% (1,679)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Salem:

59.0% (35,776)
Oregon:

65.1% (1,059,139)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Salem:

2.9% (1,773)
Oregon:

3.8% (61,386)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Salem:

8.7% (5,300)
Oregon:

7.4% (120,839)
Local government workers:
Salem:

6.9% (4,178)
Oregon:

7.2% (116,733)
State government workers:
Salem:

13.6% (8,255)
Oregon:

5.0% (81,804)
Federal government workers:
Salem:

1.7% (1,016)
Oregon:

2.2% (36,076)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Salem:

6.9% (4,189)
Oregon:

8.9% (145,020)
Unpaid family workers:
Salem:

0.3% (174)
Oregon:

0.4% (6,772)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Salem:

64.8% (20,844)
Oregon:

68.9% (605,246)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Salem:

4.1% (1,305)
Oregon:

5.0% (44,188)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Salem:

6.1% (1,949)
Oregon:

4.5% (39,938)
Local government workers - Males:
Salem:

5.3% (1,720)
Oregon:

5.6% (49,371)
State government workers - Males:
Salem:

11.0% (3,531)
Oregon:

3.9% (33,917)
Federal government workers - Males:
Salem:

2.0% (630)
Oregon:

2.3% (20,185)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Salem:

6.7% (2,143)
Oregon:

9.4% (82,902)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Salem:

0.2% (56)
Oregon:

0.3% (2,982)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Salem:

52.4% (14,932)
Oregon:

60.6% (453,893)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Salem:

1.6% (468)
Oregon:

2.3% (17,198)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Salem:

11.8% (3,351)
Oregon:

10.8% (80,901)
Local government workers - Females:
Salem:

8.6% (2,458)
Oregon:

9.0% (67,362)
State government workers - Females:
Salem:

16.6% (4,724)
Oregon:

6.4% (47,887)
Federal government workers - Females:
Salem:

1.4% (386)
Oregon:

2.1% (15,891)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Salem:

7.2% (2,046)
Oregon:

8.3% (62,118)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Salem:

0.4% (118)
Oregon:

0.5% (3,790)
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