Harrison employment information

IndexHarrisonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$25,222$36,359$28,555
Median household income$53,772$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,750$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$47,513$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$36,667$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$23,725$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate7.4%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level16.9%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Harrison is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harrison is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harrison is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harrison is 8% higher than the national average.

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Harrison median earnings by income bracket

Harrison employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%0.6%
Manufacturing sector11.6%0.1%
Financial & insurance services6.4%9.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%13.9%
Public administration1.2%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%4.7%
Education, health & social services8.3%23.8%

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North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
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Glen Ridge, NJ7,606$169,006216%
Upper Montclair, NJ11,637$167,806214%
Harrison, NJ14,436$53,7721%

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Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,436$100,64388%
Beacon, NY14,437$63,28418%
Druid Hills, GA14,439$80,27850%
Hawaiian Gardens, CA14,432$39,07327%
Lindenhurst, IL14,412$88,63366%
Harrison, NJ14,436$53,7721%
Source: The Harrison, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.