Bridgeton employment information

IndexBridgetonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$13,730$36,359$28,555
Median household income$35,352$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,692$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,853$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$19,006$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$17,464$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate8.4%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level34.1%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bridgeton is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bridgeton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bridgeton is 45% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bridgeton is 119% higher than the national average.

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Bridgeton median earnings by income bracket

Bridgeton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%0.2%
Manufacturing sector16.4%17.6%
Financial & insurance services1.5%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%17.7%
Public administration6.4%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%3.8%
Education, health & social services8.7%32.4%

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Victory Lakes, NJ1,833$73,29937%
Bridgeton, NJ25,252$35,35234%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westmont, IL25,236$57,5478%
Ridgewood, NJ25,270$141,315164%
Ossining, NY25,232$68,53328%
Bloomington, CA25,228$48,9858%
Harvey, IL25,225$25,07453%
Bridgeton, NJ25,252$35,35234%
Source: The Bridgeton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.