Lakewood employment information

IndexLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$11,775$36,359$28,555
Median household income$38,025$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,094$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,131$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$23,124$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$16,596$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level38.8%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lakewood is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lakewood is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lakewood is 149% higher than the national average.

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Lakewood median earnings by income bracket

Lakewood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector5.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%8.5%
Public administration1.4%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.0%
Education, health & social services23.9%52.0%

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Brielle, NJ4,772$120,711126%
Lakewood, NJ51,944$38,02529%

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Battle Creek, MI51,963$37,88529%
Hoboken, NJ51,979$106,875100%
Lehi, UT51,982$74,20039%
Oak Park, IL51,988$78,89548%
Peabody, MA51,868$62,23416%
Lakewood, NJ51,944$38,02529%
Source: The Lakewood, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.