Highland Park employment information

IndexHighland ParkNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$40,647$37,538$29,829
Median household income$67,829$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$132,847$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,076$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$50,756$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$35,012$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level11.3%10.9%15.1%
The Highland 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 Highland Park is $40,647, which is 8% higher than than the New Jersey average and 36% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $67,829, which is 8% lower than than the New Jersey average and 23% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Highland Park is 4%, which is 19% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Highland Park is 11% which is 25% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$45,214$67,829$135,658
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 Park is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Highland Park is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Highland Park is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Highland Park is 25% lower than the national average.

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Highland Park median earnings by income bracket

Highland Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%0.2%
Manufacturing sector10.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%10.4%
Public administration1.1%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%2.3%
Education, health & social services35.9%46.3%
Other22.7%27.8%

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Highland Park, NJ14,245$67,82923%

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