Rockaway employment information

IndexRockawayNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$37,327$36,359$28,555
Median household income$74,080$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$90,789$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$58,940$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$52,274$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$44,758$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level2.8%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rockaway is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rockaway is 39% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rockaway is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rockaway is 82% lower than the national average.

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Rockaway median earnings by income bracket

Rockaway employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.7%1.1%
Financial & insurance services3.7%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%16.6%
Public administration6.0%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%0.8%
Education, health & social services15.1%38.4%

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Short Hills, NJ12,729$235,216340%
North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,235$168,611215%
Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,580$150,795182%
Rockaway, NJ6,480$74,08039%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Millersville, TN6,481$58,96810%
East Foothills, CA6,479$120,881126%
Ambler, PA6,481$58,4299%
Hewlett, NY6,481$105,04896%
Seaside, OR6,481$41,03723%
Rockaway, NJ6,480$74,08039%
Source: The Rockaway, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.