West New York employment information

IndexWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$26,450$37,538$29,829
Median household income$50,334$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,324$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,621$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$31,332$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$21,264$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level21.9%10.9%15.1%
The West New York, 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 West New York is $26,450, which is 30% lower than than the New Jersey average and 11% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $50,334, which is 32% lower than than the New Jersey average and 9% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in West New York is 7%, which is 52% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in West New York is 22% which is 45% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,552$50,334$100,668
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 West New York is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West New York is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West New York is 52% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West New York is 45% higher than the national average.

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West New York employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%0.3%
Manufacturing sector6.8%0.3%
Financial & insurance services5.1%6.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.1%16.5%
Public administration1.7%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%3.6%
Education, health & social services5.9%27.8%
Other36.6%32.9%

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Greenville, NY7,114$203,239267%
Bronxville, NY6,395$203,036267%
Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244%
North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241%
West New York, NJ52,407$50,3349%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Levittown, PA52,407$72,62731%
Elkhart, IN52,378$35,55536%
Stratford, CT52,300$69,33625%
Delano, CA52,538$36,26534%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,265$49,15511%
West New York, NJ52,407$50,3349%
Source: The West New York, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).