Raritan employment information

IndexRaritanNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$35,632$36,359$28,555
Median household income$73,565$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$87,639$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$57,667$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$50,721$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$32,308$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level8.5%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Raritan is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Raritan is 38% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Raritan is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Raritan is 46% lower than the national average.

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Raritan median earnings by income bracket

Raritan employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.4%0.7%
Manufacturing sector10.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.6%11.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.7%12.2%
Public administration3.7%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.4%
Education, health & social services13.5%28.6%

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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%
Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,580$150,795182%
Raritan, NJ7,318$73,56538%

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Clarkston, WA7,318$29,82444%
Ione, CA7,318$50,6175%
Dunellen, NJ7,317$76,21443%
Gonzales, TX7,317$37,21030%
Williston Park, NY7,319$101,92191%
Raritan, NJ7,318$73,56538%
Source: The Raritan, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.