Sussex employment information

IndexSussexNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$21,439$37,538$29,829
Median household income$37,404$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,750$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,786$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$26,148$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$22,083$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate13.1%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level18.5%10.9%15.1%
The Sussex, NJ employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Sussex is $21,439, which is 43% lower than than the New Jersey average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,404, which is 49% lower than than the New Jersey average and 32% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sussex is 13%, which is 180% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sussex is 18% which is 22% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,933$37,404$74,808
City
$49,129$73,702$147,404
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Sussex is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sussex is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sussex is 180% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sussex is 22% higher than the national average.

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Sussex median earnings by income bracket

Sussex employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.9%4.4%
Manufacturing sector20.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services23.8%21.0%
Public administration4.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%2.3%
Education, health & social services14.5%27.3%
Other22.9%31.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Mohawk, NJ9,432$118,888115%
Butler, NJ7,773$96,64775%
Pocono Woodland Lakes, PA3,162$88,19459%
Highland Lakes, NJ4,834$87,77559%
Vernon Valley, NJ1,570$86,87557%
Sussex, NJ1,976$37,40432%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fall City, WA1,976$77,70040%
Star Valley, AZ1,976$26,19353%
Greenwood, PA1,976$37,96631%
Oakley, KS1,975$44,20120%
Boles Acres, NM1,975$45,26318%
Sussex, NJ1,976$37,40432%
Source: The Sussex, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).