North Plainfield employment information

IndexNorth PlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$28,287$36,359$28,555
Median household income$69,363$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$88,690$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$44,560$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$34,710$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$27,882$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level11.7%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in North Plainfield is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in North Plainfield is 30% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in North Plainfield is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in North Plainfield is 25% lower than the national average.

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North Plainfield median earnings by income bracket

North Plainfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%0.5%
Manufacturing sector18.1%0.7%
Financial & insurance services3.8%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services17.0%12.0%
Public administration2.1%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.3%3.9%
Education, health & social services9.9%31.7%

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North Plainfield, NJ22,056$69,36330%

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North Plainfield, NJ22,056$69,36330%
Source: The North Plainfield, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.