South Amboy employment information

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$34,292$37,538$29,829
Median household income$66,294$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,903$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,063$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$52,965$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$39,277$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%10.9%15.1%
The South Amboy, 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 South Amboy is $34,292, which is 9% lower than than the New Jersey average and 15% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $66,294, which is 10% lower than than the New Jersey average and 20% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in South Amboy is 5%, which is 4% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in South Amboy is 9% which is 40% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$44,191$66,294$132,588
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 South Amboy is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Amboy is 20% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Amboy is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Amboy is 40% lower than the national average.

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South Amboy employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.5%3.1%
Manufacturing sector7.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.4%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services19.7%6.6%
Public administration6.3%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.5%6.3%
Education, health & social services13.4%36.1%
Other12.2%26.1%

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New Providence, NJ12,434$139,375152%
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South Amboy, NJ8,762$66,29420%

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McRae-Helena, GA8,763$28,41149%
Socorro, NM8,760$33,21440%
Booneville, MS8,764$30,34045%
Elgin, TX8,756$42,86923%
South Amboy, NJ8,762$66,29420%
Source: The South Amboy, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).