Newton employment information

IndexNewtonMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$66,047$38,069$29,829
Median household income$127,402$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$161,776$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$66,177$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$73,005$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$43,580$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%11.4%15.1%
The Newton, MA 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 Newton is $66,047, which is 73% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 121% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $127,402, which is 80% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 130% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Newton is 3%, which is 37% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Newton is 4% which is 71% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$84,926$127,402$254,804
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
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 Newton is 121% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Newton is 130% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newton is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newton is 71% lower than the national average.

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Newton median earnings by income bracket

Newton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.1%0.4%
Manufacturing sector7.9%0.1%
Financial & insurance services8.9%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services8.5%7.3%
Public administration3.5%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%0.4%
Education, health & social services29.0%44.4%
Other32.5%31.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wellesley, MA28,909$171,719210%
Dover, MA2,453$169,118206%
Lexington, MA32,936$152,872176%
Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
Needham, MA30,167$139,477152%
Newton, MA88,317$127,402130%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Edmond, OK88,342$74,63235%
Meridian, ID88,247$64,33716%
Waukegan, IL88,159$46,80215%
San Tan Valley, AZ88,507$61,04910%
Toms River, NJ88,537$72,50031%
Newton, MA88,317$127,402130%
Source: The Newton, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).