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Watchung Jobs Overview

124,375
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
5.9k
Population

Watchung has the 3298th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Watchung is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Watchung is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Watchung is $730,800, which is above the national average. 60% of workers in Watchung hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Watchung. 76% of Watchung workers drive to work alone, 5% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Watchung spend an average of 28 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.