Paramus employment information

IndexParamusNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$41,157$36,359$28,555
Median household income$96,454$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$106,538$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,902$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$55,625$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$35,606$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate3.6%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level3.1%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Paramus is 44% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Paramus is 80% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Paramus is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Paramus is 80% lower than the national average.

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Paramus median earnings by income bracket

Paramus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%1.6%
Manufacturing sector10.5%0.2%
Financial & insurance services4.9%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services20.3%14.4%
Public administration4.0%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.8%
Education, health & social services13.8%37.5%

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Greenville CDP (Westchester County), NY7,138$180,588238%
Paramus, NJ26,612$96,45480%

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Clinton, IA26,611$41,84822%
Tualatin, OR26,604$65,90323%
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Fredericksburg, VA26,632$49,4548%
West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA26,590$62,48617%
Paramus, NJ26,612$96,45480%
Source: The Paramus, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.