Highlands employment information

IndexHighlandsNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$48,324$36,359$28,555
Median household income$66,635$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$90,994$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,740$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$50,039$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$48,096$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate9.6%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level15.7%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Highlands is 69% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Highlands is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Highlands is 65% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Highlands is 1% higher than the national average.

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Highlands median earnings by income bracket

Highlands employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%9.1%
Wholesale & retail services18.5%14.3%
Public administration0.8%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%3.8%
Education, health & social services8.8%35.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woodsburgh, NY728$153,333187%
Rumson, NJ7,045$151,667184%
Lawrence, NY6,511$142,864167%
East Atlantic Beach, NY2,229$140,446163%
Fair Haven, NJ6,093$140,000162%
Highlands, NJ4,985$66,63525%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rainsville, AL4,984$41,31323%
Kenneth City, FL4,986$36,43332%
Crystal Springs, MS4,983$40,02525%
Schlusser, PA4,988$60,22713%
Osceola, IA4,981$38,88527%
Highlands, NJ4,985$66,63525%
Source: The Highlands, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.