Newark employment information

IndexNewarkNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$16,828$36,359$28,555
Median household income$34,012$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,151$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,174$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$26,583$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$21,277$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate12.1%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level29.9%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Newark is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Newark is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newark is 107% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newark is 92% higher than the national average.

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Newark median earnings by income bracket

Newark employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.5%0.6%
Manufacturing sector8.6%0.1%
Financial & insurance services1.8%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%12.8%
Public administration4.4%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%6.4%
Education, health & social services10.1%35.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,729$235,216340%
North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,606$169,006216%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,235$168,611215%
Newark, NJ278,750$34,01236%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greensboro, NC276,225$41,51822%
Toledo, OH283,932$33,48537%
Plano, TX271,166$82,94455%
Henderson, NV266,245$63,83019%
Lincoln, NE265,811$49,7947%
Newark, NJ278,750$34,01236%
Source: The Newark, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.