Carteret employment information

IndexCarteretNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$23,782$36,359$28,555
Median household income$64,294$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,268$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,338$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$36,973$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$27,071$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level11.6%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carteret is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carteret is 20% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carteret is 62% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carteret is 26% lower than the national average.

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Carteret median earnings by income bracket

Carteret employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%1.0%
Manufacturing sector8.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.5%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.8%19.6%
Public administration3.6%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities27.4%5.2%
Education, health & social services12.1%30.9%

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New Providence, NJ12,314$139,071160%
Westfield, NJ30,647$138,165158%
Carteret, NJ23,770$64,29420%

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Tarpon Springs, FL23,789$43,02420%
Cloverleaf, TX23,732$37,41030%
Selma, CA23,808$43,14319%
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Carteret, NJ23,770$64,29420%
Source: The Carteret, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.