Fords employment information

IndexFordsNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$33,310$36,359$28,555
Median household income$79,754$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$91,071$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$49,844$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$51,875$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$33,322$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level7.5%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fords is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fords is 49% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fords is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fords is 52% lower than the national average.

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Fords median earnings by income bracket

Fords employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%0.2%
Manufacturing sector11.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.9%8.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%15.9%
Public administration5.0%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.3%5.0%
Education, health & social services13.2%36.0%

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Fords, NJ15,028$79,75449%

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Greeneville, TN15,015$32,86939%
Indianola, IA15,014$52,1313%
Tonawanda, NY15,048$46,02614%
River Falls, WI15,050$49,7427%
Traverse City, MI15,006$47,83611%
Fords, NJ15,028$79,75449%
Source: The Fords, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.