Atlantic City employment information

IndexAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$18,818$37,538$29,829
Median household income$26,566$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,807$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,909$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$22,488$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$18,792$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level36.6%10.9%15.1%
The Atlantic City, 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 Atlantic City is $18,818, which is 50% lower than than the New Jersey average and 37% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $26,566, which is 64% lower than than the New Jersey average and 52% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Atlantic City is 10%, which is 105% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Atlantic City is 37% which is 143% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$17,708$26,566$53,132
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 Atlantic City is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Atlantic City is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Atlantic City is 105% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Atlantic City is 143% higher than the national average.

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Atlantic City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.7%
Manufacturing sector4.6%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.6%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%13.6%
Public administration4.1%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%1.5%
Education, health & social services7.6%23.1%
Other58.7%51.1%

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Atlantic City, NJ39,306$26,56652%

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Source: The Atlantic City, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).