Summit employment information

IndexSummitNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$77,020$36,359$28,555
Median household income$121,509$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$160,614$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$70,278$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$84,091$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$50,195$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level5.0%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Summit is 170% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Summit is 127% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Summit is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Summit is 68% lower than the national average.

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Summit median earnings by income bracket

Summit employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.9%0.6%
Manufacturing sector10.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services25.9%11.8%
Wholesale & retail services10.8%8.5%
Public administration1.6%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%1.1%
Education, health & social services10.3%32.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,729$235,216340%
North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,606$169,006216%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,235$168,611215%
Summit, NJ21,826$121,509127%

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Okemos, MI21,827$71,67834%
Tysons Corner, VA21,828$101,58790%
Jacksonville Beach, FL21,822$58,79210%
North Augusta, SC21,832$50,7715%
Chillicothe, OH21,802$38,36328%
Summit, NJ21,826$121,509127%
Source: The Summit, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.