Princeton employment information

IndexPrincetonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$63,193$36,359$28,555
Median household income$116,875$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$177,648$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$67,625$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$37,813$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$24,419$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level5.7%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Princeton is 121% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Princeton is 119% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Princeton is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Princeton is 63% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Princeton median earnings by income bracket

Princeton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.4%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services6.4%6.4%
Public administration2.0%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%0.3%
Education, health & social services41.9%57.2%

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Pleasant Plains, NJ732$217,941308%
Blackwells Mills, NJ513$170,441219%
Blawenburg, NJ515$166,974212%
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,774$162,604204%
Woodside, PA2,714$151,000182%
Princeton, NJ28,940$116,875119%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake in the Hills, IL28,926$83,14955%
Perry Hall, MD28,924$75,96442%
East Palo Alto, CA28,920$52,7161%
Golden Gate, FL28,917$38,64428%
Lake Magdalene, FL28,966$52,9111%
Princeton, NJ28,940$116,875119%
Source: The Princeton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.