East Rutherford, NJ

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Population

9,433

2.13% growth

Median Age

36.2


Median Household Income

$77,400

0.819% growth

Poverty Rate

11.5%


Number of Employees

5,003

2.58% growth

Median Property Value

$380,600

0.704% decline

About

In 2017, East Rutherford, NJ had a population of 9.43k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $77,400. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of East Rutherford, NJ grew from 9,236 to 9,433, a 2.13% increase and its median household income grew from $76,771 to $77,400, a 0.819% increase.

The population of East Rutherford, NJ is 54.8% White Alone, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.8% Asian Alone. 50.2% of the people in East Rutherford, NJ speak a non-English language, and 86.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in East Rutherford, NJ is $380,600, and the homeownership rate is 39.6%. Most people in East Rutherford, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in East Rutherford, NJ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of East Rutherford, NJ employs 5k people. The largest industries in East Rutherford, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (675 people), Educational Services (590 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (545 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($101,033), Information ($77,917), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,119).

Median household income in East Rutherford, NJ is $77,400. Males in East Rutherford, 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 East Rutherford, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$77,400

2017 value

± $14,093

0.819%

1 Year Growth

± 23.4%

Households in East Rutherford, NJ have a median annual income of $77,400, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $76,771 in 2016, which represents a 0.819% 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 East Rutherford, NJ 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 East Rutherford, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for East Rutherford, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 120.01

  2. Census Tract 120.02

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in East Rutherford, NJ was Census Tract 120.01 with a value of $78,993, followed by Census Tract 120.02 and N/A, with respective values of $78,357 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Rutherford, NJ (1.08k out of 9.42k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

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. White

    745 ± 249

  2. Hispanic

    500 ± 243

  3. Other

    165 ± 153

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

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

5k

2017 Value

± 513

2.58%

1 Year growth

± 14.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Rutherford, NJ grew at a rate of 2.58%, from 4.88k employees to 5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Rutherford, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (703 people), Management Occupations (434 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (394 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Rutherford, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of East Rutherford, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (703 people), Management Occupations (434 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (394 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Rutherford, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.7 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.86 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of East Rutherford, NJ, by median earnings, are Health Technologists & Technicians ($128,470), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($117,581), and Community & Social Service Occupations ($102,984).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5k

2017 Value

± 513

2.58%

1 Year growth

± 14.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Rutherford, NJ grew at a rate of 2.58%, from 4.88k employees to 5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Rutherford, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (675 people), Educational Services (590 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (545 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Rutherford, NJ, though some of these residents may live in East Rutherford, 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 East Rutherford, NJ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (675 people), Educational Services (590 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (545 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Rutherford, NJ has an unusually high number of Information (1.79 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.56 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in East Rutherford, NJ, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($101,033), Information ($77,917), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,119).

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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. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics with $36.5B and Motorized vehicles and $35.3B.

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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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% 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. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

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

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Health

90.1% of the population of East Rutherford, NJ has health coverage, with 54.8% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 8.92% on non-group plans, and 0.732% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in East Rutherford, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 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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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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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%).

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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

9.87%

Uninsured

54.8%

Employer Coverage

14.1%

Medicaid

11.6%

Medicare

8.92%

Non-Group

0.732%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Rutherford, NJ declined by 9.21% from 10.9% to 9.87%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in East Rutherford, 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

East Rutherford, NJ is home to a population of 9.43k people, from which 86.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 30.7% of East Rutherford, NJ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of East Rutherford, NJ is composed of 5.17k White Alone residents (54.8%), 1.95k Hispanic or Latino residents (20.7%), 1.77k Asian Alone residents (18.8%), 324 Black or African American Alone residents (3.43%), 165 Two or More Races residents (1.75%), 35 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.371%), 20 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.212%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in East Rutherford, NJ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,390 speakers), Polish (746 speakers), and Other Asian Languages (372 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in East Rutherford, NJ was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in East Rutherford, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all East Rutherford, NJ residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

30.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

35.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 30.7% of East Rutherford, NJ residents 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 East Rutherford, NJ was 35.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 East Rutherford, NJ was India, the natal country of 251,165 East Rutherford, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

86.2%

2017 Citizenship

83.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.2% of East Rutherford, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in East Rutherford, NJ was 83.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.17k ± 514

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.95k ± 599

  3. Asian Alone

    1.77k ± 412

In 2017, there were 2.65 times more White Alone residents (5.17k people) in East Rutherford, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.95k Hispanic or Latino and 1.77k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in East Rutherford, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,390 speakers (16.5%)

  2. Polish

    746 speakers (8.84%)

  3. Other Asian Languages

    372 speakers (4.41%)

50.2% of East Rutherford, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in East Rutherford, NJ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 16.5% of the overall population of East Rutherford, NJ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 8.84% speak Polish and 4.41% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    88 ± 67

  2. Korea

    80 ± 77

  3. World War II

    38 ± 37

East Rutherford, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Rutherford, NJ was $380,600 in 2017, which is 1.75 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $383,300 to $380,600, a 0.704% decrease. The homeownership rate in East Rutherford, NJ is 39.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in East Rutherford, NJ have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in East Rutherford, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$77,400

Median Household Income

± $14,093

3.85k

Number of Households

± 444

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.85k households in East Rutherford, NJ grew to $77,400 from the previous year's value of $76,771.

The following chart displays the households in East Rutherford, 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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Housing

Property Value

$380,600

2017 Median

± $20,662

$383,300

2016 Median

± $22,460

In 2017, the median property value in East Rutherford, NJ declined from to $380,600 from the previous year's value of $383,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in East Rutherford, 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 East Rutherford, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

39.6%

2017 Homeownership

37.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 39.6% of the housing units in East Rutherford, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 37.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Rutherford, NJ have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% of the workforce in East Rutherford, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.8%

  2. Public Transit

    13.6%

  3. Walked

    3.26%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in East Rutherford, NJ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Walked.

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