Moonachie, NJ

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Population

2,783

0.98% growth

Poverty Rate

11.5%


Median Age

43.7


Median Household Income

$59,700

11.7% growth

Number of Employees

1,405

1.59% growth

Median Property Value

$336,600

1.49% decline

About

In 2017, Moonachie, NJ had a population of 2.78k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $59,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Moonachie, NJ grew from 2,756 to 2,783, a 0.98% increase and its median household income grew from $53,462 to $59,700, a 11.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Moonachie, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.8%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (16.1%), White (Hispanic) (13%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.23%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (5.61%). N/A% of the people in Moonachie, NJ speak a non-English language, and 86.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Moonachie, NJ are Teterboro School of Aeronautics (174 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Moonachie, NJ is $336,600, and the homeownership rate is 80.4%. Most people in Moonachie, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Moonachie, NJ is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Moonachie, NJ employs 1.41k people. The largest industries in Moonachie, NJ are Retail Trade (178 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (145 people), and Construction (120 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($71,607), Accommodation & Food Services ($57,593), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,962).

Median household income in Moonachie, NJ is $59,700. Males in Moonachie, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,412. The income inequality in Moonachie, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,700

2017 value

± $23,927

11.7%

1 Year Growth

± 46.7%

Households in Moonachie, NJ have a median annual income of $59,700, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,462 in 2016, which represents a 11.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,632

Average Male Salary

± $1,612

$61,412

Average Female Salary

± $1,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $79,679 ± $3,060

  2. White

    $67,619 ± $1,158

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $52,154 ± $45,004

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New Jersey by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Moonachie, NJ is from New Jersey.

0.493

2017 Wage GINI

0.491

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.437% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Jersey across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 362

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Moonachie, NJ was Census Tract 362 with a value of $59,700, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Moonachie, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Moonachie, NJ (318 out of 2.77k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    184 ± 95

  2. Other

    169 ± 94

  3. White

    130 ± 73

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Moonachie, NJ is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.41k

2017 Value

± 192

1.59%

1 Year growth

± 19.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Moonachie, NJ grew at a rate of 1.59%, from 1.38k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Moonachie, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (258 people), Sales & Related Occupations (127 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (103 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Moonachie, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Moonachie, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (258 people), Sales & Related Occupations (127 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (103 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Moonachie, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.68 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.6 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.47 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Moonachie, NJ, by median earnings, are Protective Service Occupations ($135,375), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($85,750), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($83,438).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.41k

2017 Value

± 192

1.59%

1 Year growth

± 19.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Moonachie, NJ grew at a rate of 1.59%, from 1.38k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Moonachie, NJ, are Retail Trade (178 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (145 people), and Construction (120 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Moonachie, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Moonachie, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Moonachie, NJ, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (178 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (145 people), and Construction (120 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Moonachie, NJ has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.93 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.55 times), and Wholesale Trade (2.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Moonachie, NJ, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($71,607), Accommodation & Food Services ($57,593), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,962).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $55.9B

  2. $42.1B

  3. $38.2B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $55.9B, followed by Electronics ($42.1B) and Mixed freight ($38.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$517B

2020 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

42% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $517B. This is expected to increase 42% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $79.3B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $17.9B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $79.3B, followed by Pennsylvania with $54.2B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.5% of the population of Moonachie, NJ has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 7.47% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Moonachie, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Moonachie, NJ see 828 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.48% increase from the previous year (808 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 781 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 473 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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828 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Bergen County, NJ see an average of 828 patients per year. This represents a 2.48% increase from the previous year (808 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bergen County, NJ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.5%

Uninsured

46.7%

Employer Coverage

7.47%

Medicaid

15.4%

Medicare

14.9%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Moonachie, NJ declined by 6.18% from 16.5% to 15.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Moonachie, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Moonachie, NJ is home to a population of 2.78k people, from which 86.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 38.7% of Moonachie, NJ residents were born outside of the country (1.08k people).

In 2017, there were 3.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.55k people) in Moonachie, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 447 Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 361 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.1

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Moonachie, NJ was 43.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Moonachie, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Moonachie, NJ residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

38.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.08k people

37.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.03k people

As of 2017, 38.7% of Moonachie, NJ residents (1.08k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Moonachie, NJ was 37.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    251,165 ± 12,131 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    162,243 ± 9,799 people

  3. Mexico

    124,109 ± 8,589 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 251,165 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

86.3%

2017 Citizenship

87.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.3% of Moonachie, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Moonachie, NJ was 87.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Moonachie, NJ

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    1.55k ± 182

  2. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    447 ± 172

  3. White (Hispanic)

    361 ± 163

In 2017, there were 3.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.55k people) in Moonachie, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 447 Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 361 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Moonachie, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    43 ± 29

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    16 ± 22

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 17

Moonachie, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Moonachie, NJ awarded 174 degrees. The student population of Moonachie, NJ is skewed towards men, with 244 male students and 10 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Moonachie, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (100 and 57.5%), followed by White (50 and 28.7%), Black or African American (16 and 9.2%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (6 and 3.45%).

The largest universities in Moonachie, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Teterboro School of Aeronautics (174 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Moonachie, NJ are Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (174 and 100%) and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (0 and 0%).

The median tuition costs in Moonachie, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 87 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Moonachie, NJ was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Moonachie, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

174 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Moonachie, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Teterboro School of Aeronautics with 174 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

170

Degrees Awarded to Men

4

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 170 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Moonachie, NJ, which is 42.5 times more than the 4 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Moonachie, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    100 degrees awarded

  2. White

    50 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    16 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Moonachie, NJ were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 100 degrees mean that there were 2 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 50 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Moonachie, NJ was $336,600 in 2017, which is 1.47 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $341,700 to $336,600, a 1.49% decrease. The homeownership rate in Moonachie, NJ is 80.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Moonachie, NJ have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Moonachie, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$336,600

2017 Median

± $27,265

$341,700

2016 Median

± $27,495

In 2017, the median property value in Moonachie, NJ declined from to $336,600 from the previous year's value of $341,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Moonachie, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Moonachie, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$59,700

Median Household Income

± $23,927

936

Number of Households

± 137

In 2017, the median household income of the 936 households in Moonachie, NJ grew to $59,700 from the previous year's value of $53,462.

The following chart displays the households in Moonachie, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Moonachie, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Moonachie, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

80.4%

2017 Homeownership

75.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.4% of the housing units in Moonachie, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Moonachie, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Moonachie, NJ have a longer commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.77% of the workforce in Moonachie, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Public Transit

    9.47%

  3. Carpooled

    7.1%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Moonachie, NJ was Drove Alone (77.8%), followed by those who Public Transit (9.47%) and those who Carpooled (7.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Moonachie, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Moonachie, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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