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Income/capita 28%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 146%
IndexLower VailsburgNewarkNew Jersey
Income per capita$21,439$17,198$37,538
Median household income$49,386$33,025$73,702
Median income owner occupied$0$63,792$97,281
Median income renter occupied$0$27,446$42,169
Median earnings male$34,622$27,139$47,369
Median earnings female$29,841$21,240$32,116
Unemployment rate11.4%10.7%5.2%
Poverty leveln/a29.1%10.9%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lower Vailsburg is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lower Vailsburg is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lower Vailsburg is 146% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lower Vailsburg is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $22,014$33,025$66,050
      City
      $49,129$73,702$147,404
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Lower Vailsburg median earnings by income bracket

      Lower Vailsburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.2%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%10.8%
      Public administration2.7%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.6%4.1%
      Education, health & social services11.9%48.4%
      Other29.4%24.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001352%
      Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244%
      North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839209%
      Newark, NJ280,139$33,02540%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Toledo, OH280,854$34,54838%
      Plano, TX279,088$85,08554%
      Greensboro, NC282,177$42,80223%
      Henderson, NV277,872$64,27716%
      Lincoln, NE273,018$51,1268%
      Newark, NJ280,139$33,02540%
      Source: The Lower Vailsburg, Newark, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).