West New York employment information

IndexWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$26,081$36,359$28,555
Median household income$45,412$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$73,717$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,893$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$30,633$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$21,548$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level22.1%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West New York is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West New York is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West New York is 62% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West New York is 42% higher than the national average.

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West New York median earnings by income bracket

West New York employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.7%
Manufacturing sector7.5%0.1%
Financial & insurance services5.4%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%14.2%
Public administration1.4%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%4.8%
Education, health & social services6.6%29.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Scarsdale, NY17,471$241,453351%
North Caldwell, NJ6,407$194,536264%
Bronxville, NY6,378$193,333261%
Saddle Rock Estates, NY387$183,333243%
Essex Fells, NJ2,140$174,050225%
West New York, NJ51,511$45,41215%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Milford, CT51,509$80,79351%
Elkhart, IN51,539$35,50534%
Lakewood, OH51,434$45,09816%
Irondequoit, NY51,594$53,7290%
Rowland Heights, CA51,597$61,37515%
West New York, NJ51,511$45,41215%
Source: The West New York, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.