Rutherford employment information

IndexRutherfordNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$40,050$36,359$28,555
Median household income$82,385$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$102,400$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$61,801$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$53,357$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$43,231$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level6.0%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rutherford is 40% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rutherford is 54% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rutherford is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rutherford is 62% lower than the national average.

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Rutherford median earnings by income bracket

Rutherford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.2%1.0%
Manufacturing sector11.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.9%11.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%12.2%
Public administration8.3%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%3.9%
Education, health & social services12.2%31.3%

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Glen Ridge, NJ7,606$169,006216%
Rutherford, NJ18,297$82,38554%

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Rutherford, NJ18,297$82,38554%
Source: The Rutherford, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.