Somerset employment information

IndexSomersetNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$40,623$36,359$28,555
Median household income$95,667$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$104,769$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$80,478$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$61,487$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$50,612$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level3.8%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Somerset is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Somerset is 79% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Somerset is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Somerset is 75% lower than the national average.

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Somerset median earnings by income bracket

Somerset employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.6%1.7%
Manufacturing sector11.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.3%8.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%8.7%
Public administration5.3%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.5%
Education, health & social services13.7%39.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
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%
Somerset, NJ24,375$95,66779%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norfolk, NE24,364$43,26619%
Muskego, WI24,387$83,03355%
White Bear Lake, MN24,398$61,67215%
Moscow, ID24,406$33,59137%
Bayonet Point, FL24,412$30,68443%
Somerset, NJ24,375$95,66779%
Source: The Somerset, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.