Metuchen employment information

IndexMetuchenNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$50,687$36,359$28,555
Median household income$109,351$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$125,128$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$63,688$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$76,492$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$53,664$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level3.1%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Metuchen is 78% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Metuchen is 104% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Metuchen is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Metuchen is 80% lower than the national average.

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Metuchen median earnings by income bracket

Metuchen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%0.3%
Manufacturing sector9.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services12.0%7.1%
Wholesale & retail services11.5%12.0%
Public administration6.5%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%1.5%
Education, health & social services15.0%39.7%

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Short Hills, NJ12,729$235,216340%
Pleasant Plains, NJ732$217,941308%
Blackwells Mills, NJ513$170,441219%
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,774$162,604204%
Mountainside, NJ6,765$146,389174%
Metuchen, NJ13,707$109,351104%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Piney Green, NC13,701$46,93512%
Washington, PA13,715$34,23436%
Richton Park, IL13,718$54,8873%
Henderson, TX13,723$41,50922%
Auburn, CA13,690$54,0851%
Metuchen, NJ13,707$109,351104%
Source: The Metuchen, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.