Income/capita 207%
Household income 244%
Unemployment 44%
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IndexUpper MontclairNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$91,592$37,538$29,829
Median household income$190,515$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$217,153$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$86,250$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$125,495$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$60,369$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level3.3%10.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Upper Montclair is 207% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Upper Montclair is 244% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Upper Montclair is 44% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Upper Montclair is 78% lower than the national average

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      Upper Montclair employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.5%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector3.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services14.4%11.8%
      Wholesale & retail services4.1%9.5%
      Public administration2.0%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%0.6%
      Education, health & social services19.3%30.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001351.9%
      North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241.5%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215.3%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615$170,839208.8%
      Haworth, NJ3,446$168,371204.3%
      Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244.4%

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      Los Alamos, NM11,733$101,53583.5%
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      Overlea, MD11,725$61,30710.8%
      Hamilton, ON11,739n/a 
      Douglas, GA11,742$29,75746.2%
      Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244.4%
      Source: The Upper Montclair, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).