New Brunswick employment information

IndexNew BrunswickNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$14,688$37,538$29,829
Median household income$40,428$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,859$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,186$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$22,160$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$16,500$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level36.0%10.9%15.1%
The New Brunswick, NJ employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in New Brunswick is $14,688, which is 61% lower than than the New Jersey average and 51% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,428, which is 45% lower than than the New Jersey average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Brunswick is 6%, which is 18% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in New Brunswick is 36% which is 138% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,949$40,428$80,856
City
$49,129$73,702$147,404
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in New Brunswick is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Brunswick is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Brunswick is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Brunswick is 138% higher than the national average.

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New Brunswick median earnings by income bracket

New Brunswick employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.1%
Manufacturing sector13.6%0.5%
Financial & insurance services1.7%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%17.0%
Public administration1.6%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%3.2%
Education, health & social services8.4%29.4%
Other35.1%30.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pleasant Plains, NJ580$196,161255%
Blackwells Mills, NJ646$185,186235%
Blawenburg, NJ305$182,639230%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,503$169,107206%
Cranbury, NJ2,256$163,958196%
New Brunswick, NJ56,427$40,42827%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Berwyn, IL56,414$59,5748%
Diamond Bar, CA56,456$89,84562%
Taunton, MA56,504$54,7851%
Dearborn Heights, MI56,329$45,92917%
Lehi, UT56,314$81,01346%
New Brunswick, NJ56,427$40,42827%
Source: The New Brunswick, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).