Linden employment information

IndexLindenNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$27,057$36,359$28,555
Median household income$62,778$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$78,680$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$43,266$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$37,843$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$28,858$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.2%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Linden is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Linden is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Linden is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Linden is 35% lower than the national average.

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Linden median earnings by income bracket

Linden employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector14.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%14.7%
Public administration7.5%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.8%6.9%
Education, health & social services8.4%32.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,729$235,216340%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,606$169,006216%
Upper Montclair, NJ11,637$167,806214%
Mountainside, NJ6,765$146,389174%
Linden, NJ41,054$62,77817%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woonsocket, RI41,136$35,21634%
Leominster, MA40,954$59,26311%
Urbandale, IA41,157$79,90949%
Warren, OH40,925$29,24945%
Wilkes-Barre, PA41,202$31,36141%
Linden, NJ41,054$62,77817%
Source: The Linden, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.