Highland Park employment information

IndexHighland ParkNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$38,502$36,359$28,555
Median household income$66,414$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$124,079$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$50,767$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$49,315$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$35,241$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Highland Park is 35% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Highland Park is 24% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Highland Park is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Highland Park is 12% lower than the national average.

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Highland Park median earnings by income bracket

Highland Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.7%0.2%
Manufacturing sector9.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.1%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.0%10.5%
Public administration1.9%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.9%
Education, health & social services35.7%52.2%

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Highland Park, NJ14,224$66,41424%

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