Wharton employment information

IndexWhartonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$27,063$36,359$28,555
Median household income$67,205$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$79,129$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$54,063$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$36,478$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$25,648$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level9.0%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wharton is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wharton is 26% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wharton is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wharton is 42% lower than the national average.

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Wharton median earnings by income bracket

Wharton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.1%0.1%
Financial & insurance services4.0%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services8.5%12.6%
Public administration3.3%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%5.3%
Education, health & social services9.1%34.0%

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Mountainside, NJ6,765$146,389174%
Chatham, NJ9,000$144,179170%
Wharton, NJ6,586$67,20526%

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Gypsum, CO6,587$94,21176%
Loomis, CA6,589$82,81355%
Kimberly, WI6,590$47,46111%
Kingsland, TX6,581$39,44426%
Wharton, NJ6,586$67,20526%
Source: The Wharton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.