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West New York Jobs Overview

139,206
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
53k
Population

West New York has the 552nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. West New York 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 West New York is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in West New York is $320,200, which is above the national average. 24% of workers in West New York hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 71% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Taking public transit is especially common in West New York. 37% of West New York workers drive to work alone, 41% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 13% walk. People in West New York spend an average of 36 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.