Forked River employment information

IndexForked RiverNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$35,023$36,359$28,555
Median household income$69,583$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,250$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,203$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$53,640$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$33,068$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level11.7%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forked River is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forked River is 30% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forked River is 63% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forked River is 25% lower than the national average.

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Forked River median earnings by income bracket

Forked River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.1%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%9.6%
Public administration16.3%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%3.0%
Education, health & social services16.5%49.4%

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Island Heights, NJ1,710$79,72849%
Forked River, NJ5,199$69,58330%

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Hingham, MA5,199$110,245106%
Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock, MA5,198$68,77229%
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Gray, LA5,202$37,78829%
Cherokee, IA5,203$44,01418%
Forked River, NJ5,199$69,58330%
Source: The Forked River, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.