Newton employment information

IndexNewtonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$28,439$36,359$28,555
Median household income$49,223$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$86,389$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,087$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$37,670$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$22,203$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level16.4%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Newton is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Newton is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newton is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newton is 5% higher than the national average.

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Newton median earnings by income bracket

Newton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector14.3%1.1%
Financial & insurance services2.1%8.5%
Wholesale & retail services19.7%16.5%
Public administration5.5%6.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%3.7%
Education, health & social services21.8%38.6%

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White Meadow Lake, NJ8,734$119,329123%
Lake Mohawk, NJ9,568$118,964122%
Lake Telemark, NJ1,267$111,875109%
Morris Plains, NJ5,635$110,167106%
Newton, NJ7,999$49,2238%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Montvale, NJ8,000$103,36193%
Greenbriar, VA7,994$98,04783%
Sellersburg, IN8,004$63,91019%
Blair, NE7,990$51,0984%
McFarland, WI8,009$70,75032%
Newton, NJ7,999$49,2238%
Source: The Newton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.