Kearny employment information

IndexKearnyNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$26,281$36,359$28,555
Median household income$63,093$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$86,791$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$47,771$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$39,894$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$31,582$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate9.1%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.8%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Kearny is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kearny is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kearny is 55% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kearny is 31% lower than the national average.

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Kearny median earnings by income bracket

Kearny employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.6%0.8%
Manufacturing sector12.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.9%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%10.8%
Public administration2.5%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.4%5.8%
Education, health & social services9.4%35.7%

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North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,606$169,006216%
Upper Montclair, NJ11,637$167,806214%
Kearny, NJ41,538$63,09318%

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Bartlett, IL41,529$94,91977%
Oro Valley, AZ41,493$74,48039%
Buffalo Grove, IL41,613$96,76881%
Westfield, MA41,371$60,84514%
Rohnert Park, CA41,352$57,5578%
Kearny, NJ41,538$63,09318%
Source: The Kearny, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.