Salmon is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 3,036 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Salmon is the 45th largest community in Idaho.
Unlike some cities, Salmon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Salmon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Salmon is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Salmon who work in sales jobs (17.55%), personal care services (10.55%), and office and administrative support (8.78%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Salmon has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
One of the benefits of Salmon is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.21 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Salmon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Salmon is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.63% of adults 25 and older in Salmon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Salmon in 2010 was $18,321, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,284 for a family of four.
The people who call Salmon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Salmon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Salmon include Irish, German, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Salmon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.