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Income/capita 49%
Household income 82%
Unemployment 41%
IndexWest FreeholdNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$44,591$37,538$29,829
Median household income$100,903$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$115,303$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$61,206$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$76,531$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$42,227$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level3.4%10.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Freehold is 49% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Freehold is 82% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Freehold is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Freehold is 78% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $67,261$100,903$201,806
      City
      $49,129$73,702$147,404
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      West Freehold median earnings by income bracket

      West Freehold employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.0%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector8.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services8.5%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%15.4%
      Public administration5.6%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%0.5%
      Education, health & social services11.3%39.1%
      Other27.2%29.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cranbury, NJ2,256$163,958196%
      Fair Haven, NJ6,033$161,131191%
      Robertsville, NJ11,930$139,211152%
      Little Silver, NJ5,922$137,652149%
      Interlaken, NJ806$134,500143%
      West Freehold, NJ13,509$100,90382%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Middleburg, FL13,511$51,6807%
      St. James, NY13,512$96,78275%
      Artondale, WA13,506$93,62369%
      Black Forest, CO13,506$112,544103%
      Englewood, OH13,512$55,9851%
      West Freehold, NJ13,509$100,90382%
      Source: The West Freehold, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).