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Income/capita 53%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 58%
IndexEast TrentonTrentonNew Jersey
Income per capita$13,923$17,130$37,538
Median household income$29,442$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$23,193$21,737$47,369
Median earnings female$16,974$22,291$32,116
Unemployment rate7.4%9.6%5.2%
Poverty leveln/a27.6%10.9%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Trenton is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Trenton is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Trenton is 58% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Trenton is equal to 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
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      East Trenton median earnings by income bracket

      East Trenton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.2%
      Wholesale & retail services7.8%16.5%
      Public administration8.1%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%9.4%
      Education, health & social services6.8%37.7%
      Other37.0%23.1%

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      Cranbury, NJ2,256$163,958196%
      Ten Mile Run, NJ1,611$163,150195%
      Trenton, NJ84,559$34,41238%

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      Trenton, NJ84,559$34,41238%
      Source: The East Trenton, Trenton, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).