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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of New Jersey is $36,359, which is higher than the national average of $28,555. New Jersey median household income is $72,062, which has grown by 30.67% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average New Jersey residents spend 31.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #5

New Jersey
36,359 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

New Jersey
39,546 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
New Jersey
47,106 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
New Jersey
32,292 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #2
New Jersey
72,062 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
New Jersey
98,286 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #26
New Jersey
30.67%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 New JerseyU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income24.72%$16,682, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income29.18%$19,213, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.81%$4,209, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.41%$26,347, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
New Jersey
87,999 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
New Jersey
114,618 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 New JerseyU.S.
White$77,446, see rank$56,900
Black$46,640, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$49,097, see rank$42,396
Asian$103,101, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$36,663, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$74,375, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$45,137, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$59,161, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 New JerseyU.S.
less than 25$32,789, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$77,813, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$88,136, see rank$65,027
65 or over$44,740, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 New Jersey%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over7,080,181 see rank248,775,628
Male13,410,63548.17%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:22,465,95472.30%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces25,8850.17%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian22,460,06972.13%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,220,31090.25%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3239,7599.75%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2944,68127.70%, see rank30.72%
Female13,669,54651.83%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,229,20260.75%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces21,0850.03%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian22,228,11760.72%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,014,77990.43%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3213,3389.57%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,440,34439.25%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 New Jersey%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over4,144,855100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone2,980,56771.91%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled344,3718.31%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation452,79710.92%, see rank5.06%
Walked125,4773.03%, see rank2.78%
Other Means78,5331.89%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home163,1103.94%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
New Jersey
31.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 New Jersey%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,235,089-143,435,233
Male12,220,31052.43%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2843,75838.00%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2330,85714.90%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2412,12718.56%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations25,7790.26%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2180,3348.12%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2336,02715.13%, see rank17.94%
Female12,014,77947.57%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2878,62143.61%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2379,81318.85%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2644,00031.96%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,8110.09%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,4770.17%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2103,1505.12%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 New Jersey%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,235,089100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining13,7010.32%, see rank1.96%
Construction235,8215.57%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing366,4328.65%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade145,4503.43%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade474,44011.20%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities242,1525.72%, see rank4.93%
Information121,1002.86%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing365,4978.63%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
540,73412.77%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,002,88723.68%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
350,4958.28%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration185,8044.39%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration190,5764.50%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 New Jersey%U.S.
Population in Poverty934,66510.74%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty179,7898.14%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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