Garfield employment information

IndexGarfieldNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$21,397$36,359$28,555
Median household income$46,499$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,553$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,327$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$35,711$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$25,151$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level14.1%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Garfield is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Garfield is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Garfield is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Garfield is 10% lower than the national average.

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Garfield median earnings by income bracket

Garfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.5%2.5%
Manufacturing sector15.7%0.2%
Financial & insurance services4.0%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%17.7%
Public administration3.2%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%4.3%
Education, health & social services7.7%31.0%

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Garfield, NJ30,996$46,49913%

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Source: The Garfield, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.