East Rutherford

Community Profile

People

The total population of the City of East Rutherford is 9,214. The median age is 37.06

9,214

Total Population

48.45%

Male

51.55%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

37

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in East Rutherford has completed at least a bachelor degree, and 49.55% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

2.89%

Grade 9-12

2.95%

High School

29.21%

Some College

15.39%

Assoc Degree

6.11%

Bach Degree

30.5%

Grad Degree

12.94%

0

in the community

198

within 50 miles

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

187

within 50 miles

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

East Rutherford has a labor force of 5,379 people.

5,379

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Sales

15.67%

1,837

Office and Administrative support

12.68%

1,486

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

8.82%

1,034

Food Preparation, Serving

6.31%

740

Personal care and service

5.84%

684

The work distribution of total employees in East Rutherford is:

40%

Blue Collar

59%

White Collar

Total Establishments

747

Total Employees

11,722

Businesses and Jobs

East Rutherford has a total of 747 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in East Rutherford were Arts, Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation, Retail, Manufacturing, and Accommodation and Food Services.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Arts, Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation

2,744

Jobs

24

Establishments

2

Retail

1,629

Jobs

97

Establishments

3

Manufacturing

1,101

Jobs

48

Establishments

4

Accommodation and Food Services

1,037

Jobs

60

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in East Rutherford have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

51.54%

5-9 Employees

21.95%

10-19 Employees

11.38%

20-49 Employees

9.1%

50-99 Employees

3.48%

100+ Employees

2.53%

Incentives

Known business incentives.

$596,380,000

10.045%

of incentives within New Jersey

#4

ranked city within New Jersey

Source: www.IncentivesMonitor.com (2016)
A service from WAVTEQ

Income and Spending

Households in East Rutherford earn a median yearly income of 76,286. 62.07% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 67,042 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$76,286

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$13,826

Transportation

$12,424

Food and Beverages

$9,669

Health Care

$5,147

Utilities

$4,888

$67,042

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 50% more households who rent their homes than there are homeowners.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 31 minutes commuting to work. East Rutherford is served by 25 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

31min

Commute Travel Time

0 + 25(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

Interstate

In Community

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

9%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

9%

Top State Personal Income Tax

8.97%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

9%

State Sales Tax

7%

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