Income/capita 33%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 31%
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IndexBrigantineNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$39,632$37,538$29,829
Median household income$62,303$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,838$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,849$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$39,625$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$31,569$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%10.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brigantine is 33% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Brigantine is 13% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brigantine is 31% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brigantine is 29% lower than the national average

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      Brigantine employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.6%9.3%
      Public administration6.7%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%2.6%
      Education, health & social services10.3%26.7%

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      Longport, NJ1,006$99,37579.6%
      Port Republic, NJ1,004$89,51961.8%
      Beach Haven, NJ1,022$84,16752.1%
      Linwood, NJ7,009$84,02151.9%
      North Beach Haven, NJ2,250$81,69147.7%
      Brigantine, NJ9,239$62,30312.6%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Little River, SC9,239$45,83317.2%
      Groton, CT9,240$55,1370.3%
      Economy, PA9,240$78,57842.0%
      East Rutherford, NJ9,236$76,77138.8%
      Midway City, CA9,235$43,01922.2%
      Brigantine, NJ9,239$62,30312.6%
      Source: The Brigantine, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).