Income/capita 29%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 15%
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IndexSuffernNew YorkNational
Income per capita$38,439$34,212$29,829
Median household income$85,395$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$101,746$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,509$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$53,294$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$36,571$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level8.1%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Suffern is 29% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Suffern is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Suffern is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Suffern is 46% lower than the national average

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      Suffern employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.6%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.0%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.4%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%16.2%
      Public administration7.4%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%1.2%
      Education, health & social services14.7%39.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Upper Saddle River, NJ8,301$171,747210.4%
      Haworth, NJ3,446$168,371204.3%
      Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,139$163,988196.4%
      Franklin Lakes, NJ10,810$160,000189.2%
      Glen Rock, NJ11,887$159,247187.9%
      Suffern, NY10,936$85,39554.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brooklyn, OH10,936$45,10218.5%
      Broomall, PA10,935$78,13341.2%
      Fairfield, AL10,937$32,72340.8%
      Malvern, AR10,937$30,12345.5%
      Ogdensburg, NY10,937$36,83233.4%
      Suffern, NY10,936$85,39554.4%
      Source: The Suffern, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).