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Income/capita 199%
Household income 215%
Unemployment 9%
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IndexEssex FellsNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$89,316$37,538$29,829
Median household income$174,432$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$182,143$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$80,625$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$136,667$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$54,712$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level1.4%10.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Essex Fells is 199% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Essex Fells is 215% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Essex Fells is 9% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Essex Fells is 91% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $116,276$174,432$348,864
      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.

      Essex Fells median earnings by income bracket

      Essex Fells employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector7.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services24.4%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%6.5%
      Public administration4.7%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%0.7%
      Education, health & social services11.1%35.3%
      Other23.7%38.9%

      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%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839208.8%
      Haworth, NJ3,446$168,371204.3%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Flandreau, SD2,164$40,36027.0%
      Wenonah, NJ2,163$102,75085.7%
      Sterlington, LA2,165$42,29223.6%
      La Mesilla, NM2,165$53,7502.8%
      Lorenz Park, NY2,165$52,7564.6%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215.3%
      Source: The Essex Fells, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).