Income/capita 273%
Household income 352%
Unemployment 34%
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IndexShort HillsNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$111,297$37,538$29,829
Median household income$250,001$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$250,001$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$143,327$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$200,882$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$51,225$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level1.9%10.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Short Hills is 273% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Short Hills is 352% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Short Hills is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Short Hills is 87% lower than the national average

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      Short Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.7%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services34.9%13.6%
      Wholesale & retail services7.2%10.0%
      Public administration1.2%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.3%
      Education, health & social services14.9%30.7%

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      Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244.4%
      North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241.5%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215.3%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839208.8%
      Mountain Lakes, NJ4,287$162,206193.2%
      Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001351.9%

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      Amos, QC12,770n/a 
      Forest Hill, TX12,774$41,98824.1%
      Glen Carbon, IL12,782$81,65847.6%
      Bedford, OH12,782$41,28525.4%
      Conneaut, OH12,782$34,85637.0%
      Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001351.9%
      Source: The Short Hills, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).