Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexShort HillsNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$128,558$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$157,500$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$216,955$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$78,000$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%10.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Short Hills is 331% 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 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Short Hills is 74% lower than the national average

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      $166,650 $250,001 $500,002
      $49,129 $73,702 $147,404
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Short Hills median earnings by income bracket

      Short Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.3%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector5.8%5.8%
      Financial & insurance services32.9%32.9%
      Wholesale & retail services8.0%8.0%
      Public administration0.5%0.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%3.6%
      Education, health & social services11.1%11.1%

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      Glen Ridge, NJ7,583$211,091281.6%
      Chatham, NJ8,729$201,923265.0%
      Short Hills, NJ13,700$250,001351.9%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Monticello, MN13,700$71,39929.1%
      Alexandria, MN13,705$54,5721.4%
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      River Ridge, LA13,690$72,05630.2%
      Short Hills, NJ13,700$250,001351.9%
      Source: The Short Hills, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).