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New Jersey Economic Information

New Jersey Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    7,080,181
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    4,695,156
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    66.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    4,688,186
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    66.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    4,235,089
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    59.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    453,097
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    6,970
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    2,385,025
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    4,688,186
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    3,669,546
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    2,229,202
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    60.7%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    2,228,117
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    60.7%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    2,014,779
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    54.9%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    632,042
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    415,778
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    65.8%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    1,335,602
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    963,860
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    72.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    4,144,855
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    2,980,567
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    71.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    344,371
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    452,797
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    125,477
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    78,533
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    163,110
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    30.70
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    4,235,089
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    1,722,379
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    40.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    710,670
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    1,056,127
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    306,736
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    439,177
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    4,235,089
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    13,701
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    235,821
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    366,432
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    145,450
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    474,440
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    242,152
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    121,100
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    365,497
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    540,734
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    1,002,887
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    23.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    350,495
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    190,576
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    185,804
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    4,235,089
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    3,429,937
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    81.0%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    599,894
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    200,083
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    5,175
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    3,188,498
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    172,623
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    121,595
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    258,445
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    248,678
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    336,137
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    509,599
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    16.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    406,137
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    12.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    546,533
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    17.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    276,523
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    312,228
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    72,062
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    98,286
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2,540,380
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    79.7%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    102,333
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    930,421
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    29.2%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    19,213
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    555,203
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    17.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    26,347
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    137,506
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    9,739
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    89,463
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    4,209
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    272,130
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2,208,075
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    76,442
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    49,290
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    120,377
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    139,766
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    209,017
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    343,017
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    300,670
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    448,911
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    240,836
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    279,749
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    12.7%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    87,999
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    114,618
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    36,359
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    980,423
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    40,065
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    57,421
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    39,546
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    61,928
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    49,432
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    8,766,669
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    7,667,922
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    87.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    6,235,340
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    71.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    2,349,829
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    26.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    1,098,747
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    2,031,951
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    105,619
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    5,524,850
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    4,387,098
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    3,971,787
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    3,377,792
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    85.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    3,213,747
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    80.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    211,830
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    593,995
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    15.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    415,311
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    250,107
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    60.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    182,825
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    44.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    75,328
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    18.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    165,204
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    39.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    1,137,752
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    923,554
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    81.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    665,837
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    58.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    325,320
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    214,198
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    18.8%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    8.1%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    12.6%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    12.6%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    3.7%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    4.9%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    4.2%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    23.5%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    33.4%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    39.2%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    10.7%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    15.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    15.2%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    18.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    14.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    9.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    9.7%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    7.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    8.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    20.9%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.