Income/capita 13%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 20%
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IndexEast NewarkNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$25,886$37,538$29,829
Median household income$59,038$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,266$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,191$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$31,732$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$22,415$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level13.3%10.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Newark is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Newark is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Newark is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Newark is 12% lower than the national average

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      East Newark employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.3%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector11.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.5%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%7.8%
      Public administration3.3%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.3%3.0%
      Education, health & social services8.4%24.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001351.9%
      Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244.4%
      North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241.5%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215.3%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839208.8%
      East Newark, NJ2,717$59,0386.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brookland, AR2,717$41,34425.3%
      Gibsonburg, OH2,717$50,7618.2%
      Wilburton, OK2,717$31,66742.8%
      Mascot, TN2,717$37,25032.7%
      Val Verde, CA2,716$73,22032.4%
      East Newark, NJ2,717$59,0386.7%
      Source: The East Newark, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).