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Economy in New Jersey

New Jersey has an unemployment rate of 4.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

New Jersey has seen the job market decrease by -0.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.0%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for New Jersey
- The Sales Tax Rate for New Jersey is 6.6%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for New Jersey is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for New Jersey
- The average income of a New Jersey resident is $36,359 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a New Jersey resident is $72,062 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYNew Jersey, New JerseyUnited States
  3.5%3.7%
  -0.2%1.6%
  25.0%33.5%
  6.6%6.2%
  5.5%4.6%
  $39,069$31,177
  $76,475$57,652
  $94,337$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.3%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  5.6%6.2%
  8.4%10.4%
  3.4%2.7%
  11.3%11.6%
  5.0%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.8%2.1%
  6.6%4.7%
  2.0%1.9%
  8.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.2%4.3%
  9.9%9.3%
  13.9%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  6.1%7.4%
  4.5%4.9%
  4.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for New Jersey    121 Reviews
    New Jersey after 10 years of residency. - 7/24/2019
    I have lived in New Jersey for 10 years and its has been very tough to get by, high cost of food, High tax, Rent on average is about 1900 a month, housing costs for a... Read More

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    Expensive - 2/14/2016
    Property Taxes are crazy... Read More

    Health - 9/12/2015
    I live in Linden. Ilook at Sperling's reviews often. I like Linden.However how can Linden's air quality go from 24 to 92.2 in one year? Did they tear down the refineries... Read More


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