Surf City employment information

IndexSurf CityNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$57,921$37,538$29,829
Median household income$77,083$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,000$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$56,458$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$63,542$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$31,250$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level6.7%10.9%15.1%
The Surf City, 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 Surf City is $57,921, which is 54% higher than than the New Jersey average and 94% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $77,083, which is 5% higher than than the New Jersey average and 39% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Surf City is 3%, which is 34% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Surf City is 7% which is 56% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$51,383$77,083$154,166
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 Surf City is 94% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Surf City is 39% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Surf City is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Surf City is 56% lower than the national average.

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Surf City median earnings by income bracket

Surf City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector10.4%2.3%
Financial & insurance services8.3%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%12.0%
Public administration7.5%13.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%2.6%
Education, health & social services9.5%28.9%
Other36.5%32.7%

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Surf City, NJ1,166$77,08339%

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Energy, IL1,166$45,93817%
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Source: The Surf City, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).