Surf City employment information

IndexSurf CityNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$53,034$36,359$28,555
Median household income$67,083$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,833$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$60,417$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$52,857$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$27,171$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level5.7%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Surf City is 86% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Surf City is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Surf City is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Surf City is 63% lower than the national average.

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Surf City median earnings by income bracket

Surf City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.6%2.8%
Financial & insurance services6.4%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.4%11.9%
Public administration6.9%6.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%2.3%
Education, health & social services16.3%35.3%

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Waretown, NJ1,421$80,76151%
Barnegat Light, NJ592$80,70351%
Ocean Acres, NJ16,187$79,46749%
North Beach Haven, NJ2,096$77,40645%
Surf City, NJ1,148$67,08325%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Choctaw Lake, OH1,148$109,879105%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Bourne, MA1,148$67,58326%
Clinton, OH1,149$55,2783%
Valley Falls, KS1,149$39,11827%
Surf City, NJ1,148$67,08325%
Source: The Surf City, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.