Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

Salem County, New Jersey

Income Levels

Map of income levels in Salem County in 2014

Salem County’s industrial towns slumped as factories and small businesses closed. (Map by Michael Siegel, Rutgers Geography Department)

In the latter half of the twentieth century, Salem County’s industrial towns slumped, especially Salem City and the Borough of Penns Grove. Both places experienced decreases in jobs and industry as factories and small businesses closed, prompting a rise in poverty and abandoned housing. (Map by Michael Siegel, Rutgers Geography Department)

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