Elmwood Park employment information

IndexElmwood ParkNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$29,834$37,538$29,829
Median household income$73,837$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,822$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,793$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$47,588$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$35,422$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level9.4%10.9%15.1%
The Elmwood Park, 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 Elmwood Park is $29,834, which is 21% lower than than the New Jersey average and equal to than the national average. The median household income is $73,837, which is equal to than the New Jersey average and 33% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Elmwood Park is 3%, which is 31% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Elmwood Park is 9% which is 38% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$49,219$73,837$147,674
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 Elmwood Park is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Elmwood Park is 33% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elmwood Park is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elmwood Park is 38% lower than the national average.

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Elmwood Park median earnings by income bracket

Elmwood Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.2%2.2%
Manufacturing sector11.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.9%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%21.1%
Public administration1.8%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.3%2.2%
Education, health & social services14.9%33.3%
Other25.9%23.7%

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