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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexBridgetonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$16,110$37,538$29,829
Median household income$38,319$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,470$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,433$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$17,287$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$22,167$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level33.8%10.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bridgeton is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bridgeton is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bridgeton is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bridgeton is 124% higher than the national average

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      $25,543 $38,319 $76,638
      $49,129 $73,702 $147,404
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Bridgeton median earnings by income bracket

      Bridgeton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%11.1%
      Manufacturing sector17.5%17.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%1.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.6%20.6%
      Public administration3.9%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%10.7%
      Education, health & social services2.5%2.5%

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      Olivet, NJ1,322$106,62392.7%
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      Alloway, NJ1,474$83,64451.2%
      Elmer, NJ1,333$82,50049.1%
      Cedarville, NJ930$80,93846.3%
      Bridgeton, NJ24,264$38,31930.7%

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      Loma Linda, CA24,239$56,0211.3%
      Bridgeton, NJ24,264$38,31930.7%
      Source: The Bridgeton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).