Raritan employment information

IndexRaritanNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$38,518$37,538$29,829
Median household income$72,981$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,213$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,050$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$47,485$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$41,291$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%10.9%15.1%
The Raritan, 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 Raritan is $38,518, which is 3% higher than than the New Jersey average and 29% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $72,981, which is 1% lower than than the New Jersey average and 32% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Raritan is 3%, which is 40% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Raritan is 7% which is 53% lower than than the national average.

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$48,649$72,981$145,962
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 Raritan is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Raritan is 32% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Raritan is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Raritan is 53% lower than the national average.

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Raritan median earnings by income bracket

Raritan employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%0.9%
Manufacturing sector12.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.4%9.9%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%10.1%
Public administration4.5%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.6%
Education, health & social services16.3%36.0%
Other32.2%23.4%

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Raritan, NJ7,539$72,98132%

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