Rahway employment information

IndexRahwayNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$28,994$36,359$28,555
Median household income$59,076$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,530$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,940$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$40,525$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$36,456$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate8.8%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level9.6%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rahway is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rahway is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rahway is 51% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rahway is 39% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Rahway median earnings by income bracket

Rahway employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.7%
Manufacturing sector13.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.3%9.7%
Wholesale & retail services20.3%13.6%
Public administration5.2%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.4%6.7%
Education, health & social services8.6%33.9%

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Rahway, NJ27,994$59,07610%

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Source: The Rahway, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.