South Plainfield employment information

IndexSouth PlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$37,211$36,359$28,555
Median household income$90,880$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$97,555$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$62,404$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$52,488$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$41,039$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level4.9%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in South Plainfield is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Plainfield is 70% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Plainfield is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Plainfield is 69% lower than the national average.

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South Plainfield median earnings by income bracket

South Plainfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%1.2%
Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.8%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%13.1%
Public administration5.7%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%3.1%
Education, health & social services10.0%38.0%

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Blawenburg, NJ515$166,974212%
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,774$162,604204%
South Plainfield, NJ23,686$90,88070%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rock Springs, WY23,684$70,91833%
Kingston, NY23,707$41,71922%
Romulus, MI23,721$44,52517%
Loma Linda, CA23,648$58,2599%
Rolling Meadows, IL23,646$62,60917%
South Plainfield, NJ23,686$90,88070%
Source: The South Plainfield, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.