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Income/capita 46%
Household income 53%
Unemployment 108%
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IndexDowntownTrentonNew Jersey
Income per capita$16,226$17,130$37,538
Median household income$26,257$34,412$73,702
Median income owner occupied$0$59,023$97,281
Median income renter occupied$0$24,147$42,169
Median earnings male$21,047$21,737$47,369
Median earnings female$29,330$22,291$32,116
Unemployment rate9.7%9.6%5.2%
Poverty leveln/a27.6%10.9%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downtown is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Downtown is 53% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downtown is 108% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downtown is 100% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,939$34,412$68,824
      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.

      Downtown median earnings by income bracket

      Downtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services7.5%17.0%
      Public administration5.3%11.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%4.2%
      Education, health & social services20.5%28.3%
      Other33.3%25.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Blawenburg, NJ305$182,639230.1%
      Princeton Junction, NJ2,503$169,107205.7%
      Woodside, PA2,533$164,211196.8%
      Cranbury, NJ2,256$163,958196.4%
      Ten Mile Run, NJ1,611$163,150194.9%
      Trenton, NJ84,559$34,41237.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Riverview, FL84,590$66,49520.2%
      Bellingham, WA84,462$44,44119.7%
      Champaign, IL84,672$45,19818.3%
      Bend, OR84,416$55,6250.5%
      Edinburg, TX84,399$43,76020.9%
      Trenton, NJ84,559$34,41237.8%
      Source: The Downtown, Trenton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).