Essex County

0
TOTAL POPULATION

Source: US Census, 2010

0
LABOR FORCE

Source: Chmura, 2016

LARGEST MUNICIPALITIES

wdt_IDMunicipalityPopulation
1Newark277,140
2East Orange64,270
3Irvington Twp53,926
4Bloomfield Twp47,315
5West Orange Twp46,207
6Montclair37,669

Source: US Census Bureau 2010

MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

wdt_IDCompanyIndustry
1Prudential FinancialFinancial
2United AirlinesTransportation
3Rutgers University - NewarkEducation and Healthcare
4Horizon Blue Cross Blue ShieldHealthcare
5Public Service Enterprise GroupUtility
6St. Barnabas Medical CenterHealthcare
7ADPPayroll Services
8American Huts, Inc.Hospitality
9Barnabas HealthHealthcare
10Dun & Bradstreet CorporationInfo Tech

ETHNICITY/RACE

wdt_IDEthnicityPercentage
1White43
2Black40
3Hispanic (of all races)20
4Asian4
5Other8

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

AGE (POPULATION)

wdt_IDAgePercentage
1Under 2027
220-3928
340-6433
465+12

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

wdt_IDDEGREEPercentage
2H.S. Diploma or Higher85
4Associates Degree6
5Bachelor's Degree or Higher35
6Post-graduate studies14

Source: US Census, American FactFinder, 2017

INSTITUTES OF HIGHER EDUCATION

wdt_IDInstituteTypeUndergradGraduate
1Montclair State University4 Yr16,3364,129
2New Jersey Institute of Technology4 Yr8,0083,317
3Rutgers University-Newark4 Yr7,4083,906
4Bloomfield College4 Yr1,9782
5Caldwell University4 Yr1,595543
6Seton Hall University4 Yr6,0903,734
7Essex County CC2 Yr10,9540
8Eastern International College2 Yr4150

Source: Secretary of Higher Ed

0 %
USE OF
PUBLIC TRANSIT

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015

0
COMMUTER
RAIL LINES

Source: NJ Transit

MILEAGE TO AIRPORTS

wdt_IDAirportMiles
1Newark International Airport12
2John F. Kennedy International Airport44
3LaGuardia Airport32
4Philadelphia International Airport98
5Trenton-Mercer Airport58
6Atlantic City International Airport119
7Teterboro Airport15

MILEAGE TO PORTS

wdt_IDPortMiles
1Port Newark-Elizabeth17

TAXES

wdt_IDTaxPercent
1Corporate Income Tax (Single Sales Factor)10.5%*
2Personal Income Tax1.4% to 10.75%
3Sales Tax6.625% (3.3125% in UEZs)
*Corporate Income Tax will decrease to 10.5% in January 2020 and 9% in 2022.

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