Newton employment information

IndexNewtonNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$30,193$37,538$29,829
Median household income$52,226$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,682$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,282$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$36,918$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$26,265$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level17.2%10.9%15.1%
The Newton, 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 Newton is $30,193, which is 20% lower than than the New Jersey average and 1% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $52,226, which is 29% lower than than the New Jersey average and 6% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Newton is 5%, which is 2% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Newton is 17% which is 14% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$34,813$52,226$104,452
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 Newton is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Newton is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newton is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newton is 14% higher than the national average.

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Newton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.5%2.2%
Manufacturing sector11.3%3.1%
Financial & insurance services2.7%9.1%
Wholesale & retail services21.0%14.5%
Public administration5.6%8.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%2.8%
Education, health & social services19.5%31.3%
Other26.2%24.9%

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Newton, NJ7,982$52,2266%

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Ilion, NY7,986$42,90122%
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Newton, NJ7,982$52,2266%
Source: The Newton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).