Chatham employment information

IndexChathamNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$70,315$36,359$28,555
Median household income$144,179$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$171,750$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$86,719$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$94,830$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$46,518$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level2.0%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chatham is 146% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chatham is 170% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chatham is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chatham is 87% lower than the national average.

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Chatham median earnings by income bracket

Chatham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.4%1.3%
Manufacturing sector7.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services27.2%10.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%11.1%
Public administration1.5%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.9%1.4%
Education, health & social services7.3%34.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,729$235,216340%
North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,606$169,006216%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,235$168,611215%
Chatham, NJ9,000$144,179170%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Saline, MI9,000$67,18026%
Stony Brook University, NY8,997$142,917167%
Olney, IL8,997$36,61332%
Shiprock, NM9,004$33,91737%
Lincoln Village, OH8,994$40,40124%
Chatham, NJ9,000$144,179170%
Source: The Chatham, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.