Income/capita 30%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 34%
IndexNorth IronboundNewarkNew Jersey
Income per capita$20,762$17,198$37,538
Median household income$45,242$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$30,470$27,139$47,369
Median earnings female$19,533$21,240$32,116
Unemployment rate6.2%10.7%5.2%
Poverty leveln/a29.1%10.9%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in North Ironbound is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in North Ironbound is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in North Ironbound is 34% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in North Ironbound is equal to the national average

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      North Ironbound employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry36.8%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector8.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services8.9%11.8%
      Public administration1.6%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%3.1%
      Education, health & social services4.5%24.5%

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      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 North Ironbound, Newark, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).