Harrison employment information

IndexHarrisonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$27,223$37,538$29,829
Median household income$58,047$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,080$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,794$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$37,083$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$24,792$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level14.4%10.9%15.1%
The Harrison, NJ employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Harrison is $27,223, which is 27% lower than than the New Jersey average and 9% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $58,047, which is 21% lower than than the New Jersey average and 5% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Harrison is 7%, which is 50% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Harrison is 14% which is 5% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$38,694$58,047$116,094
City
$49,129$73,702$147,404
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Harrison is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harrison is 5% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harrison is 50% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harrison is 5% lower than the national average.

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Harrison median earnings by income bracket

Harrison employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.1%0.5%
Manufacturing sector12.0%0.2%
Financial & insurance services5.1%8.4%
Wholesale & retail services11.5%14.1%
Public administration2.8%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%4.4%
Education, health & social services11.7%26.4%
Other31.5%35.2%

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Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001352%
Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244%
North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241%
Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839209%
Harrison, NJ15,007$58,0475%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Front Royal, VA15,006$48,27013%
Clemson, SC15,008$37,46632%
Wilmington Island, GA15,005$73,76033%
Batavia, NY15,012$42,80423%
Ramsey, NJ15,000$133,702142%
Harrison, NJ15,007$58,0475%
Source: The Harrison, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).