New Jersey Income and Careers
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.
Per Capita Income, #5
|New Jersey||36,359 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|New Jersey||39,546 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|
*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|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #2
|New Jersey||72,062 USD|
|New Jersey||98,286 USD|
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||24.72%||$16,682, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||29.18%||$19,213, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.81%||$4,209, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||17.41%||$26,347, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
|New Jersey||87,999 USD|
|New Jersey||114,618 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|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
|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.
|Population 16 Years and Over||7,080,181||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||3,410,635||48.17%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||2,465,954||72.30%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||5,885||0.17%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||2,460,069||72.13%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||2,220,310||90.25%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||239,759||9.75%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||944,681||27.70%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||3,669,546||51.83%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||2,229,202||60.75%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||1,085||0.03%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||2,228,117||60.72%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||2,014,779||90.43%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||213,338||9.57%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||1,440,344||39.25%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||4,144,855||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||2,980,567||71.91%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||344,371||8.31%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||452,797||10.92%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||125,477||3.03%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||78,533||1.89%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||163,110||3.94%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
|New Jersey||31.2 minutes|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||4,235,089||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||2,220,310||52.43%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||843,758||38.00%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||330,857||14.90%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||412,127||18.56%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||5,779||0.26%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||180,334||8.12%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||336,027||15.13%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||2,014,779||47.57%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||878,621||43.61%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||379,813||18.85%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||644,000||31.96%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,811||0.09%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,477||0.17%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||103,150||5.12%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||4,235,089||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||13,701||0.32%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||235,821||5.57%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||366,432||8.65%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||145,450||3.43%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||474,440||11.20%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||242,152||5.72%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||121,100||2.86%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||365,497||8.63%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|540,734||12.77%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||1,002,887||23.68%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|350,495||8.28%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||185,804||4.39%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||190,576||4.50%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||934,665||10.74%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||179,789||8.14%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.