Forked River employment information

IndexForked RiverNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$37,988$37,538$29,829
Median household income$74,261$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,330$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,395$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$57,621$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$36,155$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%10.9%15.1%
The Forked River, 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 Forked River is $37,988, which is 1% higher than than the New Jersey average and 27% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $74,261, which is 1% higher than than the New Jersey average and 34% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Forked River is 4%, which is 17% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Forked River is 9% which is 39% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$49,502$74,261$148,522
City
$49,129$73,702$147,404
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Forked River is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forked River is 34% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forked River is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forked River is 39% lower than the national average.

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Forked River median earnings by income bracket

Forked River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.1%1.0%
Manufacturing sector4.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.8%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%8.9%
Public administration13.1%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%1.7%
Education, health & social services15.6%57.3%
Other21.5%22.3%

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Forked River, NJ4,696$74,26134%

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