Rutherford

Community Profile

People

The total population of the City of Rutherford is 18,915. The median age is 39.77

18,915

Total Population

48.26%

Male

51.74%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

40

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Rutherford has completed at least a bachelor degree, and 55.54% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

2.58%

Grade 9-12

2.52%

High School

20.48%

Some College

18.88%

Assoc Degree

4.85%

Bach Degree

32.66%

Grad Degree

18.03%

0

in the community

198

within 50 miles

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

189

within 50 miles

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Rutherford has a labor force of 11,053 people.

11,053

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

16.65%

1,091

Sales

12.53%

821

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

10.15%

665

Business and Financial Operations

6.07%

398

Education, Training/Library

4.52%

296

The work distribution of total employees in Rutherford is:

31%

Blue Collar

68%

White Collar

Total Establishments

1,036

Total Employees

6,553

Businesses and Jobs

Rutherford has a total of 1,036 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Rutherford were Health Care and Social Services, Retail, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, and Other Services - Repair, Personal Care, Laundry, Religious, etc..

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Health Care and Social Services

1,004

Jobs

204

Establishments

2

Retail

822

Jobs

97

Establishments

3

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

766

Jobs

153

Establishments

4

Other Services - Repair, Personal Care, Laundry, Religious, etc.

578

Jobs

122

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Rutherford have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

72.88%

5-9 Employees

14%

10-19 Employees

6.85%

20-49 Employees

4.15%

50-99 Employees

1.54%

100+ Employees

0.58%

Incentives

Known business incentives.

$1,630,000

0.027%

of incentives within New Jersey

#79

ranked city within New Jersey

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

Income and Spending

Households in Rutherford earn a median yearly income of 89,524. 68.88% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 75,740 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$89,524

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$15,675

Transportation

$13,869

Food and Beverages

$10,744

Health Care

$5,670

Utilities

$5,340

$75,740

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 94% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work. Rutherford is served by 25 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

30min

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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