Income/capita 152%
Household income 209%
Unemployment 10%
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IndexGlen RidgeNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$75,030$37,538$29,829
Median household income$170,839$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$200,093$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,839$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$101,208$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$55,357$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%10.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glen Ridge is 152% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Glen Ridge is 209% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glen Ridge is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glen Ridge is 71% lower than the national average

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      Glen Ridge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.5%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector3.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services19.4%16.8%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%12.7%
      Public administration2.8%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%0.8%
      Education, health & social services7.4%29.8%

      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%
      Haworth, NJ3,446$168,371204.3%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839208.8%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Morehead, KY7,615$36,25034.5%
      Comox Valley B (Lazo North), BC7,614n/a 
      Green, OR7,616$41,02125.9%
      McCook, NE7,618$40,26427.2%
      Kent, BC7,619n/a 
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839208.8%
      Source: The Glen Ridge, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).