New Brunswick employment information

IndexNew BrunswickNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$14,119$36,359$28,555
Median household income$38,399$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,640$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,310$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$20,152$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$15,416$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate6.5%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level34.9%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in New Brunswick is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Brunswick is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Brunswick is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Brunswick is 124% higher than the national average.

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New Brunswick median earnings by income bracket

New Brunswick employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.0%0.3%
Manufacturing sector12.1%0.6%
Financial & insurance services1.8%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%18.4%
Public administration2.0%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%3.4%
Education, health & social services8.0%29.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pleasant Plains, NJ732$217,941308%
Blackwells Mills, NJ513$170,441219%
Blawenburg, NJ515$166,974212%
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,774$162,604204%
Mountainside, NJ6,765$146,389174%
New Brunswick, NJ55,804$38,39928%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Anderson, IN55,789$33,85437%
Midwest City, OK55,964$45,19615%
Decatur, AL55,641$42,86720%
Chicopee, MA55,603$47,27612%
Coconut Creek, FL55,590$53,3160%
New Brunswick, NJ55,804$38,39928%
Source: The New Brunswick, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.