Employment Status in New Jersey (State)

Employment Status#1

Percentage of population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 0.115084% 0.440181% 0.115084% 0.1% 8,089 59.718387% 57.623612% 59.718387% 59.7% 4,197,483 4.20M 6.716571% 6.194024% 6.716571% 6.7% 472,094 472k 33.449958% 35.742182% 33.449958% 33.4% 2,351,129 2.35M

Employment Status By Sex#2

Percentage of male and female population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
50% 0% 50% F M Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 -0.038459% -0.038459% -0.038459% 0.0% 0.038459% 0.159185% 0.038459% 0.159185% 0.197644% 0.2% 1,402 6,687 -54.817137% -54.817137% -54.817137% 54.8% 54.817137% 10.182145% 54.817137% 10.182145% 64.999282% 65.0% 1,998,322 2.00M 2,199,161 2.20M -6.076178% -6.076178% -6.076178% 6.1% 6.076178% 1.330390% 6.076178% 1.330390% 7.406568% 7.4% 221,503 222k 250,591 251k -27.396507% -11.671719% -27.396507% -11.671719% -39.068226% 39.1% 27.396507% 27.396507% 27.396507% 27.4% 1,424,206 1.42M 926,923 927k

Employment Status by Age#3

Employment status composition of the given age cohorts.
Scope: population of New Jersey
Armed Forces
Employed
Unemployed
Not in Labor Force
75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 0.000000% 6.187225% 0.600486% 93.212288% 93% 35,692 35.7k 0.000000% 19.417189% 19% 1.903675% 78.679137% 79% 53,233 53.2k 0.000000% 34.307370% 34% 3.697611% 61.995019% 62% 127,010 127k 0.000000% 51.897589% 52% 5.023709% 43.078702% 43% 146,332 146k 0.018496% 63.153926% 63% 5.977872% 30.849707% 31% 133,206 133k 0.011275% 71.398530% 71% 6.090170% 22.500026% 23% 418,023 418k 0.040687% 77.108773% 77% 6.818273% 7% 16.032266% 16% 1,056,163 1.06M 0.186925% 77.043786% 77% 7.058936% 7% 15.710353% 16% 939,534 940k 0.235770% 75.954604% 76% 7.857361% 8% 15.952264% 16% 429,796 430k 0.298380% 74.089109% 74% 9.655727% 10% 15.956784% 16% 415,591 416k 0.365306% 65.220457% 65% 11.817459% 12% 22.596778% 23% 211,135 211k 0.219006% 51.973702% 52% 12.126874% 12% 35.680418% 36% 118,443 118k 0.102289% 25.610502% 26% 9.372015% 9% 64.915194% 65% 121,414 121k 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Count

Employment by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of population employed by sex and age cohort.
Scope: population of New Jersey
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% F M 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 4.257% 4.26% 9.353% 9.35% 15.666% 15.7% 24.125% 24.1% 29.536% 29.5% 39.833% 39.8% 47.824% 47.8% 56.604% 56.6% 58.303% 58.3% 68.523% 68.5% 67.094% 67.1% 75.989% 76.0% 72.594% 72.6% 81.933% 81.9% 70.098% 70.1% 84.615% 84.6% 69.442% 69.4% 83.019% 83.0% 71.515% 71.5% 77.189% 77.2% 66.555% 66.6% 64.680% 64.7% 53.758% 53.8% 50.729% 50.7% 27.811% 27.8% 23.753% 23.8%

Employment Sex Ratio by Age#5

Percentage more males or females employed by age cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
More Females More Males
United States
New Jersey
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% M:F F M 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 33.923188% 42.859399% 33.923188% 33.9% 1.339 1.34 15,258 15.3k 20,434 20.4k 22.722899% 27.734854% 22.722899% 22.7% 1.227 1.23 23,901 23.9k 29,332 29.3k 16.448815% 16.620540% 16.448815% 16.4% 1.164 1.16 58,679 58.7k 68,331 68.3k 2.437573% 8.308357% 2.437573% 2.4% 1.024 1.02 72,285 72.3k 74,047 74.0k 6.950875% 7.888850% 6.950875% 7.0% 1.070 1.07 64,366 64.4k 68,840 68.8k 6.724098% 5.653155% 6.724098% 6.7% 1.067 1.07 202,213 202k 215,810 216k 7.485821% 8.037710% 7.485821% 7.5% 1.075 1.07 509,029 509k 547,134 547k 16.586290% 15.735988% 16.586290% 16.6% 1.166 1.17 433,792 434k 505,742 506k 18.151733% 17.313214% 18.151733% 18.2% 1.182 1.18 197,017 197k 232,779 233k 10.649805% 12.346433% 10.649805% 10.6% 1.106 1.11 197,290 197k 218,301 218k 3.951817% 6.760092% 3.951817% 4.0% 1.040 1.04 103,522 104k 107,613 108k 0.931345% 2.641210% 0.931345% 0.9% 1.009 1.01 58,947 58.9k 59,496 59.5k -9.374192% -6.653550% -9.374192% 9.4% 0.914 0.91 63,425 63.4k 57,989 58.0k

Male Employment by Age#6

Percentage of male population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States, New Jersey, and selected other stateses
New Jersey
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% % 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 9.353% 9.35% 24.125% 24.1% 39.833% 39.8% 56.604% 56.6% 68.523% 68.5% 75.989% 76.0% 81.933% 81.9% 84.615% 84.6% 83.019% 83.0% 77.189% 77.2% 64.680% 64.7% 50.729% 50.7% 23.753% 23.8%

Female Employment by Age#7

Percentage of female population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States, New Jersey, and selected other stateses
New Jersey
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% % 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 4.257% 4.26% 15.666% 15.7% 29.536% 29.5% 47.824% 47.8% 58.303% 58.3% 67.094% 67.1% 72.594% 72.6% 70.098% 70.1% 69.442% 69.4% 71.515% 71.5% 66.555% 66.6% 53.758% 53.8% 27.811% 27.8%

Employment among the Married#8

Selected family employment structures as a percentage of all married couple households.
Scope: households in the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% Count Both Parents Work 1 Stay at Home Moms 1 Stay at Home Dads 1 Neither Parent Works Neither Parent Wo… 1 Both Work, No Kids 2 Ladies Who Lunch 2 Gents Who Lunch 2 Neither Works, No Kids Neither Works, No … 2 30.298407% 27.251438% 30.298407% 30.3% 492,856 493k 12.426407% 11.492735% 12.426407% 12.4% 202,137 202k 1.544379% 1.545892% 1.544379% 1.5% 25,122 25.1k 0.450797% 0.689171% 0.450797% 0.5% 7,333 26.577069% 26.122029% 26.577069% 26.6% 432,322 432k 10.032686% 10.445311% 10.032686% 10.0% 163,199 163k 5.496864% 6.150909% 5.496864% 5.5% 89,416 89.4k 13.093720% 16.211994% 13.093720% 13.1% 212,992 213k

Employment among the Married With Children#9

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples with children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% Count Both Work Stay at Home Moms Stay at Home Dads Neither Work 67.723257% 66.466742% 67.723257% 67.7% 492,856 493k 27.775610% 28.030984% 27.775610% 27.8% 202,137 202k 3.452010% 3.770458% 3.452010% 3.5% 25,122 25.1k 1.007626% 1.680901% 1.007626% 1.0% 7,333

Employment among the Married Without Children#10

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples without children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count Both Work Ladies Who Lunch Gents Who Lunch Neither Work 48.093329% 44.274708% 48.093329% 48.1% 432,322 432k 18.154948% 17.703951% 18.154948% 18.2% 163,199 163k 9.947014% 10.425289% 9.947014% 9.9% 89,416 89.4k 23.694132% 27.478007% 23.694132% 23.7% 212,992 213k

Employment by Educational Attainment#11

Percentage of population that is employed by highest level of educational attainment among the population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count Bachelor's Degree 1 Some College 2 H.S. Diploma 3 No H.S. Diploma 3 81.898932% 82.372807% 81.898932% 81.9% 1,521,063 1.52M 74.648779% 73.317364% 74.648779% 74.6% 885,975 886k 68.203509% 66.182117% 68.203509% 68.2% 878,260 878k 55.716538% 52.161759% 55.716538% 55.7% 253,347 253k

The Non-Working by Race#12

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age that is either unemployed or not in the labor force.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% % Black Mixed Other Hispanic 1 Asian White -37.879847% -40.088512% -37.879847% 37.9% 37.879847% 4.884447% 40.088512% 5.470992% 42.764294% 42.8% 40.179% 40.2% -32.953564% -6.895825% -38.355379% -3.461690% -39.849390% 39.8% 32.953564% 38.355379% 32.953564% 33.0% 36.456% 36.5% -26.431666% -13.320361% -30.298656% -14.469597% -39.752027% 39.8% 26.431666% 30.298656% 26.431666% 26.4% 32.745% 32.7% -26.701743% -12.011631% -28.457336% -14.914029% -38.713374% 38.7% 26.701743% 28.457336% 26.701743% 26.7% 32.709% 32.7% -21.242004% -18.269273% -26.045146% -12.700531% -39.511277% 39.5% 21.242004% 26.045146% 21.242004% 21.2% 30.662% 30.7% -24.713854% -7.808185% -26.657078% -7.210127% -32.522039% 32.5% 24.713854% 26.657078% 24.713854% 24.7% 28.639% 28.6%

Unemployment by Race#13

Percentage unemployed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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10% 5% 0% 5% 10% % Black Mixed Other Hispanic 1 White Asian -11.733495% -10.722136% -11.733495% 11.7% 11.733495% 0.819122% 10.722136% 1.679626% 12.552617% 12.6% 12.119% 12.1% -9.937328% -8.859977% -9.937328% 9.9% 9.937328% 1.716445% 8.859977% 1.702013% 11.653773% 11.7% 10.782% 10.8% -8.673013% -1.073616% -8.884387% -9.746629% 9.7% 8.673013% 8.884387% 0.648785% 8.673013% 8.7% 9.182% 9.18% -7.523777% -7.442461% -7.523777% 7.5% 7.523777% 1.252338% 7.442461% 1.131284% 8.776115% 8.8% 8.150% 8.15% -6.003001% -5.274761% -6.003001% 6.0% 6.003001% 1.525541% 5.274761% 1.689654% 7.528542% 7.5% 6.762% 6.76% -5.017861% -5.052566% -5.017861% 5.0% 5.017861% 0.060769% 5.052566% 0.839991% 5.078630% 5.1% 5.047% 5.05%

Armed Forces by Race#14

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age in the armed forces.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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0.0% 0.5% 1.0% % Mixed Black White Hispanic 1 Other Asian -0.098438% -0.359038% -0.098438% 0.10% 0.098438% 0.243523% 0.359038% 1.105516% 0.341961% 0.34% 0.218% 0.22% -0.094940% -0.247446% -0.094940% 0.09% 0.094940% 0.165351% 0.247446% 0.693848% 0.260291% 0.26% 0.173% 0.17% -0.041792% -0.123603% -0.041792% 0.04% 0.041792% 0.226256% 0.123603% 0.861646% 0.268048% 0.27% 0.154% 0.15% -0.045457% -0.134042% -0.045457% 0.05% 0.045457% 0.147967% 0.134042% 0.592772% 0.193424% 0.19% 0.119% 0.12% -0.035440% -0.120915% -0.035440% 0.04% 0.035440% 0.092769% 0.120915% 0.502010% 0.128209% 0.13% 0.084% 0.08% -0.010217% -0.103116% -0.010217% 0.01% 0.010217% 0.060859% 0.103116% 0.456360% 0.071076% 0.07% 0.040% 0.04%

Employment by Race#15

Percentage employed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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60% 40% 20% 0% 20% 40% 60% % White Asian Hispanic 1 Other Mixed Black -67.477961% -66.132795% -67.477961% 67.5% 67.477961% 7.808185% 66.132795% 7.210127% 75.286146% 75.3% 71.361% 71.4% -60.488723% -61.254324% -60.488723% 60.5% 60.488723% 18.269273% 61.254324% 12.700531% 78.757996% 78.8% 69.338% 69.3% -61.286626% -56.628635% -61.286626% 61.3% 61.286626% 12.011631% 56.628635% 14.914029% 73.298257% 73.3% 67.291% 67.3% -60.247973% -55.231747% -60.247973% 60.2% 60.247973% 13.320361% 55.231747% 14.469597% 73.568334% 73.6% 67.255% 67.3% -60.150610% -58.182932% -60.150610% 60.2% 60.150610% 6.895825% 58.182932% 3.461690% 67.046436% 67.0% 63.544% 63.5% -57.235706% -4.884447% -54.440496% -5.470992% -62.120153% 62.1% 57.235706% 54.440496% 57.235706% 57.2% 59.821% 59.8%

Map of Employment Status by County in New Jersey

Both Parents Work Employment Status by County#16

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which both parents work outside the home (%):
21.1%23.7%26.2%28.7%31.3%33.8%

Stay at Home Moms Employment Status by County#17

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the husband works outside the home and the wife stays at home (%):
8.0%9.4%10.8%12.2%13.6%15.0%

Stay at Home Dads Employment Status by County#18

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the wife works outside the home and the husband stays at home (%):
1.08%1.51%1.93%2.36%2.79%3.22%

Neither Parent Works Employment Status by County#19

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which neither parent works outside the home (%):
0.04%0.25%0.46%0.67%0.88%1.10%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by County#20

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
57%64%71%78%84%91%
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Map of Employment Status by County Subdivision in New Jersey

Both Parents Work Employment Status by County Subdivision#21

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which both parents work outside the home (%):
0%11%22%33%44%56%

Stay at Home Moms Employment Status by County Subdivision#22

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the husband works outside the home and the wife stays at home (%):
0%7%13%20%27%34%

Stay at Home Dads Employment Status by County Subdivision#23

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the wife works outside the home and the husband stays at home (%):
0.0%3.7%7.4%11.1%14.7%18.5%

Neither Parent Works Employment Status by County Subdivision#24

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which neither parent works outside the home (%):
0%6%12%18%25%31%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by County Subdivision#25

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
0%20%40%60%80%100%
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Employment Status by Place in New Jersey

There are 545 places in New Jersey. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, New Jersey, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with New Jersey. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 19,685.

Employed Working-Age Men by Place#30

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of New Jersey, selected places in New Jersey, and entities that contain New Jersey
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count # Ridgewood Summit Elmwood Park Old Bridge Hoboken Fair Lawn Westfield Princeton Somerset North Plainfield N Plainfield Englewood Clifton Sayreville Lodi Bergenfield West New York Toms River New Brunswick Cliffside Park Cliffside Pk Carteret Plainfield Fort Lee Passaic Linden Jersey City Long Branch New Jersey Paramus Woodbridge Northeast Union City Middle Atlantic Elizabeth Bayonne Palisades Park Palisades Pk United States of America United States Garfield Kearny South Plainfield S Plainfield Hackensack Perth Amboy Millville Vineland Roselle Rahway Lakewood East Orange Paterson Pleasantville Atlantic City Newark Trenton Camden Bridgeton 95.459976% 95.459976% 95.5% 1,598 1 93.588938% 93.588938% 93.6% 1,489 2 92.879499% 92.879499% 92.9% 1,187 3 92.852889% 92.852889% 92.9% 1,559 4 92.649007% 92.649007% 92.6% 4,197 5 92.552301% 92.552301% 92.6% 2,212 6 91.242363% 91.242363% 91.2% 2,240 7 90.566038% 90.566038% 90.6% 1,152 8 90.535425% 90.535425% 90.5% 1,674 9 89.567568% 89.567568% 89.6% 1,657 10 89.107413% 89.107413% 89.1% 1,767 11 89.055472% 89.055472% 89.1% 5,346 12 88.949045% 88.949045% 88.9% 2,793 13 88.935658% 88.935658% 88.9% 1,479 14 88.105727% 88.105727% 88.1% 1,800 15 87.169967% 87.169967% 87.2% 4,226 16 86.941328% 86.941328% 86.9% 4,727 17 86.528977% 86.528977% 86.5% 2,807 18 86.358100% 86.358100% 86.4% 1,418 19 85.959534% 85.959534% 86.0% 1,402 20 85.897779% 85.897779% 85.9% 3,210 21 85.759605% 85.759605% 85.8% 2,433 22 85.351035% 85.351035% 85.4% 3,793 23 85.263158% 85.263158% 85.3% 2,430 24 85.062494% 85.062494% 85.1% 16,742 16.7k 25 84.715146% 84.715146% 84.7% 1,829 26 84.615397% 84.615397% 84.6% 505,742 506k 84.467354% 84.467354% 84.5% 1,229 27 83.719548% 83.719548% 83.7% 1,409 28 83.362012% 83.362012% 83.4% 2,978,017 2.98M 83.261126% 83.261126% 83.3% 4,228 29 83.004234% 83.004234% 83.0% 2,198,695 2.20M 82.813985% 82.813985% 82.8% 7,840 30 82.639308% 82.639308% 82.6% 4,108 31 82.277061% 82.277061% 82.3% 1,467 32 82.268229% 82.268229% 82.3% 16,738,279 16.7M 82.128852% 82.128852% 82.1% 1,466 33 81.647611% 81.647611% 81.6% 2,785 34 80.339647% 80.339647% 80.3% 1,230 35 80.185497% 80.185497% 80.2% 2,853 36 79.945946% 79.945946% 79.9% 2,958 37 78.031634% 78.031634% 78.0% 1,332 38 77.196312% 77.196312% 77.2% 2,847 39 76.340694% 76.340694% 76.3% 968 40 76.124031% 76.124031% 76.1% 1,473 41 75.891807% 75.891807% 75.9% 1,936 42 75.807788% 75.807788% 75.8% 2,745 43 72.821726% 72.821726% 72.8% 7,079 44 71.598878% 71.598878% 71.6% 1,021 45 71.151044% 71.151044% 71.2% 1,465 46 65.342602% 65.342602% 65.3% 13,818 13.8k 47 62.796992% 62.796992% 62.8% 4,176 48 59.977827% 59.977827% 60.0% 2,705 49 42.737643% 42.737643% 42.7% 1,124 50