Highland Lakes employment information

IndexHighland LakesNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$38,703$37,538$29,829
Median household income$87,775$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,622$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,750$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$47,079$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$35,901$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%10.9%15.1%
The Highland Lakes, 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 Highland Lakes is $38,703, which is 3% higher than than the New Jersey average and 30% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $87,775, which is 19% higher than than the New Jersey average and 59% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Highland Lakes is 3%, which is 42% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Highland Lakes is 7% which is 54% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$58,510$87,775$175,550
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 Highland Lakes is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Highland Lakes is 59% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Highland Lakes is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Highland Lakes is 54% lower than the national average.

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      Highland Lakes median earnings by income bracket

      Highland Lakes employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.8%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services6.1%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%13.0%
      Public administration3.3%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.6%31.9%
      Other29.2%29.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Franklin Lakes, NJ10,810$160,000189%
      Kinnelon, NJ10,239$133,000140%
      Tuxedo Park, NY584$130,625136%
      Lake Mohawk, NJ9,432$118,888115%
      Ringwood, NJ12,398$114,458107%
      Highland Lakes, NJ4,834$87,77559%

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      Battlement Mesa, CO4,835$65,85519%
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832$99,06379%
      North Oaks, MN4,832$149,507170%
      Utica, MI4,838$51,3257%
      Hampton, MD4,830$115,673109%
      Highland Lakes, NJ4,834$87,77559%
      Source: The Highland Lakes, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).