Sussex employment information

IndexSussexNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$23,104$36,359$28,555
Median household income$42,188$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,212$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,125$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$29,313$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$24,646$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate9.9%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level16.2%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sussex is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sussex is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sussex is 69% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sussex is 4% higher than the national average.

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Sussex median earnings by income bracket

Sussex employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.4%3.2%
Manufacturing sector16.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.1%
Wholesale & retail services25.1%28.0%
Public administration3.6%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%2.2%
Education, health & social services11.7%26.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Mohawk, NJ9,568$118,964122%
Butler, NJ7,636$90,42469%
Pocono Woodland Lakes, PA2,880$85,03859%
Ogdensburg, NJ2,348$82,65655%
Florida, NY2,842$81,14652%
Sussex, NJ2,070$42,18821%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brackettville, TX2,070$35,14334%
Crownsville, MD2,070$101,09489%
Whitesboro, NJ2,070$47,06312%
Poth, TX2,070$59,34811%
Clarence Center, NY2,069$111,310108%
Sussex, NJ2,070$42,18821%
Source: The Sussex, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.