Oakland employment information

IndexOaklandNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$43,928$36,359$28,555
Median household income$117,596$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$120,818$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$49,479$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$75,288$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$35,406$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level2.9%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oakland is 54% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oakland is 120% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oakland is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oakland is 81% lower than the national average.

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Oakland median earnings by income bracket

Oakland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%0.6%
Manufacturing sector12.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.2%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services18.4%16.4%
Public administration5.6%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%0.8%
Education, health & social services9.6%38.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,304$188,750253%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,235$168,611215%
Upper Montclair, NJ11,637$167,806214%
Oakland, NJ12,914$117,596120%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, VA12,917$122,407129%
Worthington, MN12,920$46,40613%
Finneytown, OH12,907$53,5070%
Ridge, NY12,921$57,8488%
Bedford, OH12,927$39,82026%
Oakland, NJ12,914$117,596120%
Source: The Oakland, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.