East Orange employment information

IndexEast OrangeNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$21,713$36,359$28,555
Median household income$36,978$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,755$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,177$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$31,733$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$29,094$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate13.5%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level20.8%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in East Orange is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Orange is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Orange is 132% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Orange is 33% higher than the national average.

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East Orange median earnings by income bracket

East Orange employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.5%0.3%
Manufacturing sector5.0%0.4%
Financial & insurance services1.6%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%12.3%
Public administration7.5%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.9%6.2%
Education, health & social services16.3%46.3%

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Mountain Lakes, NJ4,235$168,611215%
East Orange, NJ64,538$36,97831%

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East Orange, NJ64,538$36,97831%
Source: The East Orange, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.