1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY

  

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Atlantic
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Absecon                 4,312       4,005        307            7.1
  Atlantic City          20,532      17,922      2,610           12.7
  Brigantine              7,475       7,039        436            5.8
  Buena                   2,401       2,068        333           13.9
  Buena Vista             3,958       3,603        355            9.0
  Corbin City               218         206         12            5.5
  Egg Harbor             15,223      14,299        924            6.1
  Egg Harbor City         2,382       2,139        243           10.2
  Estell Manor              798         769         29            3.6
  Folsom                  1,240       1,175         65            5.2
  Galloway               14,505      13,703        802            5.5
  Hamilton                9,774       9,255        519            5.3
  Hammonton               6,856       6,427        429            6.3
  Linwood                 3,778       3,630        148            3.9
  Longport                  607         553         54            8.9
  Margate City            4,924       4,700        224            4.5
  Mullica                 3,330       3,033        297            8.9
  Northfield              4,352       4,208        144            3.3
  Pleasantville           9,345       8,281      1,064           11.4
  Port Republic             575         552         23            4.0
  Somers Point            6,842       6,525        317            4.6
  Ventnor City            6,615       6,315        300            4.5
  Weymouth                1,097       1,026         71            6.5
     TOTAL              131,141     121,434        9,707          7.4
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Bergen
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Allendale               3,188       3,071        117            3.7
  Alpine                    878         866         12            1.4
  Bergenfield            13,841      13,156        685            4.9
  Bogota                  4,464       4,203        261            5.8
  Carlstadt               3,117       3,015        102            3.3
  Cliffside Park         11,199      10,554        645            5.8
  Closter                 4,345       4,197        148            3.4
  Cresskill               3,750       3,630        120            3.2
  Demarest                2,506       2,438         68            2.7
  Dumont                  9,318       8,944        374            4.0
  East Rutherford         4,423       4,208        215            4.9
  Edgewater               3,290       3,184        106            3.2
  Elmwood Park            9,438       8,970        468            5.0
  Emerson                 3,635       3,483        152            4.2
  Englewood              13,784      13,064        720            5.2
  Englewood Cliffs        2,829       2,762         67            2.4
  Fair Lawn              15,921      15,333        588            3.7
  Fairview                5,862       5,422        440            7.5
  Fort Lee               17,243      16,436        807            4.7
  Franklin Lakes          5,141       4,975        166            3.2
  Garfield               14,340      13,447        893            6.2
  Glen Rock               5,575       5,453        122            2.2
  Hackensack             22,173      20,913      1,260            5.7
  Harrington Park         2,565       2,509         56            2.2
  Hasbrouck Heights       6,276       5,994        282            4.5
  Haworth                 1,719       1,663         56            3.3
  Hillsdale               5,214       5,006        208            4.0
  Ho-Ho-Kus               2,055       2,013         42            2.0
  Leonia                  4,612       4,480        132            2.9
  Little Ferry            6,108       5,739        369            6.0
  Lodi                   12,317      11,466        851            6.9
  Lyndhurst               9,739       9,304        435            4.5
  Mahwah                 10,948      10,519        429            3.9
  Maywood                 5,156       4,952        204            4.0
  Midland Park            3,851       3,694        157            4.1
  Montvale                3,899       3,772        127            3.3
  Moonachie               1,590       1,512         78            4.9
  New Milford             8,837       8,339        498            5.6
  North Arlington         7,424       7,081        343            4.6
  Northvale               2,801       2,731         70            2.5
  Norwood                 2,517       2,465         52            2.1
  Oakland                 6,937       6,733        204            2.9
  Old Tappan              2,216       2,174         42            1.9
  Oradell                 4,347       4,207        140            3.2
  Palisades Park          8,112       7,678        434            5.4
  Paramus                12,997      12,528        469            3.6
  Park Ridge              4,550       4,355        195            4.3
  Ramsey                  7,172       6,908        264            3.7
  Ridgefield              5,373       5,174        199            3.7
  Ridgefield Park         7,258       6,931        327            4.5
  Ridgewood              12,293      11,918        375            3.1
  River Edge              5,745       5,580        165            2.9
  River Vale              5,162       4,974        188            3.6
  Rochelle Park           2,902       2,795        107            3.7
  Rockleigh                  82          82          0            0.0
  Rutherford              9,649       9,254        395            4.1
  Saddle Brook            7,303       6,904        399            5.5
  Saddle River            1,475       1,443         32            2.2
  South Hackensack        1,169       1,095         74            6.3
  Teaneck                21,091      20,113        978            4.6
  Tenafly                 6,401       6,232        169            2.6
  Teterboro                  17          17          0            0.0
  Upper Saddle River      3,628       3,531         97            2.7
  Waldwick                5,668       5,389        279            4.9
  Wallington              6,228       5,737        491            7.9
  Washington              5,363       5,226        137            2.6
  Westwood                5,895       5,684        211            3.6
  Wood-Ridge              4,145       4,000        145            3.5
  Woodcliff Lake          2,672       2,633         39            1.5
  Wyckoff                 7,843       7,670        173            2.2
     TOTAL              451,575     431,926       19,649          4.4
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Burlington
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bass River                816         780         36            4.4
  Beverly                 1,571       1,462        109            6.9
  Bordentown city         2,760       2,699         61            2.2
  Bordentown township     4,999       4,788        211            4.2
  Burlington city         5,601       5,278        323            5.8
  Burlington township     7,628       7,320        308            4.0
  Chesterfield            1,721       1,696         25            1.5
  Cinnaminson             8,523       8,216        307            3.6
  Delanco                 1,989       1,934         55            2.8
  Delran                  8,064       7,753        311            3.9
  Eastampton              3,042       2,920        122            4.0
  Edgewater Park          5,450       5,298        152            2.8
  Evesham                22,848      22,351        497            2.2
  Fieldsboro                314         291         23            7.3
  Florence                6,075       5,836        239            3.9
  Hainesport              1,776       1,730         46            2.6
  Lumberton               4,061       3,920        141            3.5
  Mansfield               1,853       1,808         45            2.4
  Maple Shade            12,420      11,878        542            4.4
  Medford                11,874      11,416        458            3.9
  Medford Lakes           2,929       2,837         92            3.1
  Moorestown              9,133       8,889        244            2.7
  Mount Holly             5,551       5,205        346            6.2
  Mount Laurel           19,707      19,263        444            2.3
  New Hanover               926         904         22            2.4
  North Hanover           4,134       3,910        224            5.4
  Palmyra                 4,411       4,197        214            4.9
  Pemberton borough         805         772         33            4.1
  Pemberton township     16,433      15,559        874            5.3
  Riverside               4,541       4,272        269            5.9
  Riverton                1,666       1,641         25            1.5
  Shamong                 3,270       3,178         92            2.8
  Southampton             4,473       4,289        184            4.1
  Springfield             1,818       1,759         59            3.2
  Tabernacle              4,499       4,385        114            2.5
  Washington                386         366         20            5.2
  Westampton              3,749       3,630        119            3.2
  Willingboro            22,644      21,517      1,127            5.0
  Woodland                  704         672         32            4.5
  Wrightstown             1,222       1,109        113            9.2
     TOTAL              226,383     217,726        8,657          3.8
   

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Camden
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Audubon                 5,139       4,955        184            3.6
  Audubon Park              569         541         28            4.9
  Barrington              3,798       3,667        131            3.4
  Bellmawr                7,098       6,785        313            4.4
  Berlin borough          3,004       2,884        120            4.0
  Berlin township         2,882       2,778        104            3.6
  Brooklawn                 964         918         46            4.8
  Camden                 33,126      28,519      4,607           13.9
  Cherry Hill            38,422      37,409      1,013            2.6
  Chesilhurst               676         631         45            6.7
  Clementon               3,104       2,943        161            5.2
  Collingswood            8,696       8,431        265            3.0
  Gibbsboro               1,442       1,382         60            4.2
  Gloucester township    30,163      28,849      1,314            4.4
  Gloucester City         6,364       6,049        315            4.9
  Haddon                  7,977       7,826        151            1.9
  Haddon Heights          4,129       4,050         79            1.9
  Haddonfield             6,142       6,051         91            1.5
  Hi-Nella                  607         572         35            5.8
  Laurel Springs          1,203       1,143         60            5.0
  Lawnside                1,388       1,277        111            8.0
  Lindenwold             11,852      11,232        620            5.2
  Magnolia                2,923       2,826         97            3.3
  Merchantville           2,182       2,102         80            3.7
  Mount Ephraim           2,395       2,319         76            3.2
  Oaklyn borough          2,338       2,272         66            2.8
  Pennsauken             18,309      17,658        651            3.6
  Pine Hill               5,588       5,257        331            5.9
  Pine Valley                10          10          0            0.0
  Runnemede               4,857       4,661        196            4.0
  Somerdale               2,991       2,887        104            3.5
  Stratford               4,298       4,139        159            3.7
  Tavistock                  24          24          0            0.0
  Voorhees               14,377      14,086        291            2.0
  Waterford               6,111       5,940        171            2.8
  Winslow                15,769      15,060        709            4.5
  Woodlynne               1,287       1,247         40            3.1
     TOTAL              262,201     249,381       12,820          4.9
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Cape May
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Avalon                    904         824         80            8.8
  Cape May                1,830       1,661        169            9.2
  Cape May Point             86          78          8            9.3
  Dennis                  3,019       2,790        229            7.6
  Lower                   9,950       8,809      1,141           11.5
  Middle                  7,482       6,619        863           11.5
  North Wildwood          2,563       2,024        539           21.0
  Ocean City              8,621       8,029        592            6.9
  Sea Isle City           1,277       1,122        155           12.1
  Stone Harbor              422         394         28            6.6
  Upper                   5,892       5,477        415            7.0
  West Cape May             518         488         30            5.8
  West Wildwood             231         195         36           15.6
  Wildwood                2,130       1,588        542           25.4
  Wildwood Crest          1,863       1,601        262           14.1
  Woodbine                  919         811        108           11.8
     TOTAL               47,704      42,509        5,195         10.9
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Cumberland
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bridgeton               8,325       7,372        953           11.4
  Commercial              2,286       2,155        131            5.7
  Deerfield               1,552       1,419        133            8.6
  Downe                     845         764         81            9.6
  Fairfield               2,999       2,554        445           14.8
  Greenwich                 444         411         33            7.4
  Hopewell                2,247       2,114        133            5.9
  Lawrence                1,185       1,059        126           10.6
  Maurice River           1,864       1,758        106            5.7
  Millville              13,154      12,177        977            7.4
  Shiloh                    188         176         12            6.4
  Stow Creek                784         747         37            4.7
  Upper Deerfield         3,668       3,377        291            7.9
  Vineland               27,036      24,783      2,253            8.3
     TOTAL               66,575      60,866        5,709          8.6
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Essex
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Belleville             18,308      17,616        692            3.8
  Bloomfield             24,443      23,444        999            4.1
  Caldwell Borough        4,387       4,301         86            2.0
  Cedar Grove             6,020       5,883        137            2.3
  City of Orange         14,865      13,790      1,075            7.2
  East Orange            35,952      32,794      3,158            8.8
  Essex Fells               976         961         15            1.5
  Fairfield               4,311       4,207        104            2.4
  Glen Ridge              3,823       3,685        138            3.6
  Irvington              31,152      28,857      2,295            7.4
  Livingston             14,299      14,033        266            1.9
  Maplewood              11,743      11,447        296            2.5
  Millburn                9,305       9,153        152            1.6
  Montclair              20,945      20,115        830            4.0
  Newark                115,014     102,250     12,764           11.1
  North Caldwell          3,074       3,025         49            1.6
  Nutley                 14,267      13,729        538            3.8
  Roseland                2,734       2,659         75            2.7
  South Orange            8,856       8,621        235            2.7
  Verona                  7,186       7,053        133            1.9
  West Caldwell           5,733       5,648         85            1.5
  West Orange            20,437      19,836        601            2.9
     TOTAL              377,829     353,106       24,723          6.5
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Gloucester
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Clayton                 3,333       3,121        212            6.4
  Deptford               14,336      13,615        721            5.0
  East Greenwich          2,773       2,633        140            5.0
  Elk                     2,071       1,976         95            4.6
  Franklin                8,074       7,629        445            5.5
  Glassboro               8,935       8,219        716            8.0
  Greenwich               2,780       2,707         73            2.6
  Harrison                2,767       2,669         98            3.5
  Logan                   2,911       2,798        113            3.9
  Mantua                  5,851       5,666        185            3.2
  Monroe                 14,789      14,167        622            4.2
  National Park           1,802       1,625        177            9.8
  Newfield                  951         911         40            4.2
  Paulsboro               3,077       2,759        318           10.3
  Pitman                  5,222       5,023        199            3.8
  South Harrison          1,114       1,082         32            2.9
  Swedesboro              1,152       1,070         82            7.1
  Washington             25,206      24,286        920            3.6
  Wenonah                 1,375       1,304         71            5.2
  West Deptford          12,160      11,693        467            3.8
  Westville               2,547       2,373        174            6.8
  Woodbury                5,601       5,148        453            8.1
  Woodbury Heights        1,883       1,843         40            2.1
  Woolwich                  879         819         60            6.8
     TOTAL              131,591     125,136        6,455          4.9
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Hudson
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bayonne                30,891      29,268      1,623            5.3
  East Newark             1,205       1,144         61            5.1
  Guttenberg              4,758       4,562        196            4.1
  Harrison                7,157       6,678        479            6.7
  Hoboken                20,247      19,141      1,106            5.5
  Jersey City           115,443     104,290     11,153            9.7
  Kearny                 19,023      17,973      1,050            5.5
  North Bergen           26,411      24,608      1,803            6.8
  Secaucus                7,663       7,401        262            3.4
  Union City             30,419      27,470      2,949            9.7
  Weehawken               7,334       6,800        534            7.3
  West New York          20,242      18,696      1,546            7.6
     TOTAL              290,795     268,032       22,763          7.8
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Hunterdon
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Alexandria              2,246       2,173         73            3.3
  Bethlehem               2,007       1,969         38            1.9
  Bloomsbury                526         506         20            3.8
  Califon                   719         705         14            1.9
  Clinton town            1,451       1,419         32            2.2
  Clinton township        6,373       6,225        148            2.3
  Delaware                2,982       2,914         68            2.3
  East Amwell             2,800       2,754         46            1.6
  Flemington              2,650       2,553         97            3.7
  Franklin                1,849       1,800         49            2.7
  Frenchtown                928         903         25            2.7
  Glen Gardner            1,199       1,157         42            3.5
  Hampton                   957         924         33            3.4
  High Bridge             2,506       2,455         51            2.0
  Holland                 2,969       2,898         71            2.4
  Kingwood                2,128       2,053         75            3.5
  Lambertville            2,692       2,634         58            2.2
  Lebanon borough           766         759          7            0.9
  Lebanon township        3,584       3,482        102            2.8
  Milford                   799         778         21            2.6
  Raritan                10,523      10,297        226            2.1
  Readington              9,175       8,961        214            2.3
  Stockton                  413         406          7            1.7
  Tewksbury               2,915       2,844         71            2.4
  Union                   2,635       2,589         46            1.7
  West Amwell             1,532       1,503         29            1.9
     TOTAL               69,329      67,662        1,667          2.4
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Mercer
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  East Windsor           13,138      12,748        390            3.0
  Ewing                  18,680      18,050        630            3.4
  Hamilton               48,378      46,880      1,498            3.1
  Hightstown              3,136       2,982        154            4.9
  Hopewell boro           1,167       1,148         19            1.6
  Hopewell township       6,225       6,107        118            1.9
  Lawrence               14,476      14,092        384            2.7
  Pennington              1,339       1,316         23            1.7
  Princeton borough       6,390       6,209        181            2.8
  Princeton township      6,961       6,741        220            3.2
  Trenton                41,414      37,400      4,014            9.7
  Washington              3,627       3,540         87            2.4
  West Windsor            8,476       8,263        213            2.5
     TOTAL              173,409     165,477        7,932          4.6
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Middlesex
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Carteret               10,662      10,078        584            5.5
  Cranbury                1,439       1,413         26            1.8
  Dunellen                4,104       3,961        143            3.5
  East Brunswick         27,087      26,220        867            3.2
  Edison                 56,092      54,013      2,079            3.7
  Helmetta                  788         752         36            4.6
  Highland Park           8,749       8,370        379            4.3
  Jamesburg               3,245       3,150         95            2.9
  Metuchen                7,952       7,745        207            2.6
  Middlesex               8,338       8,076        262            3.1
  Milltown                4,001       3,897        104            2.6
  Monroe                  9,628       9,138        490            5.1
  New Brunswick          24,087      22,299      1,788            7.4
  North Brunswick        20,250      19,733        517            2.6
  Old Bridge             35,222      33,908      1,314            3.7
  Perth Amboy            23,517      21,361      2,156            9.2
  Piscataway             29,994      28,849      1,145            3.8
  Plainsboro             10,880      10,573        307            2.8
  Sayreville             21,621      20,896        725            3.4
  South Amboy             4,530       4,432         98            2.2
  South Brunswick        16,989      16,495        494            2.9
  South Plainfield       12,626      12,151        475            3.8
  South River             7,906       7,528        378            4.8
  Spotswood               4,741       4,503        238            5.0
  Woodbridge             56,371      54,099      2,272            4.0
     TOTAL              410,818     393,639       17,179          4.2
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Monmouth
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Aberdeen               10,497      10,037        460            4.4
  Allenhurst                403         397          6            1.5
  Allentown               1,174       1,133         41            3.5
  Asbury Park             8,985       8,073        912           10.2
  Atlantic Highlands      2,670       2,586         84            3.1
  Avon-by-the-Sea         1,190       1,150         40            3.4
  Belmar                  3,394       3,244        150            4.4
  Bradley Beach           2,540       2,380        160            6.3
  Brielle                 2,488       2,341        147            5.9
  Colts Neck              4,441       4,335        106            2.4
  Deal                      611         594         17            2.8
  Eatontown               7,660       7,347        313            4.1
  Englishtown               730         695         35            4.8
  Fair Haven              2,903       2,766        137            4.7
  Farmingdale               886         852         34            3.8
  Freehold borough        6,253       5,902        351            5.6
  Freehold township      14,740      14,328        412            2.8
  Hazlet                 13,196      12,621        575            4.4
  Highlands               3,023       2,822        201            6.6
  Holmdel                 6,177       6,037        140            2.3
  Howell                 21,862      20,864        998            4.6
  Interlaken                511         501         10            2.0
  Keansburg               5,771       5,225        546            9.5
  Keyport                 4,290       4,111        179            4.2
  Little Silver           3,108       3,023         85            2.7
  Loch Arbour               246         237          9            3.7
  Long Branch            16,214      15,020      1,194            7.4
  Manalapan              13,781      13,271        510            3.7
  Manasquan               2,900       2,833         67            2.3
  Marlboro               15,250      14,748        502            3.3
  Matawan                 5,947       5,697        250            4.2
  Middletown             38,125      36,568      1,557            4.1
  Millstone               2,942       2,827        115            3.9
  Monmouth Beach          2,118       2,064         54            2.5
  Neptune                16,083      15,290        793            4.9
  Neptune City            2,936       2,842         94            3.2
  Ocean                  15,213      14,617        596            3.9
  Oceanport               3,369       3,236        133            3.9
  Red Bank                6,188       5,866        322            5.2
  Roosevelt                 542         526         16            3.0
  Rumson                  3,583       3,510         73            2.0
  Sea Bright              1,217       1,171         46            3.8
  Sea Girt                1,075       1,043         32            3.0
  Shrewsbury borough      1,751       1,716         35            2.0
  Shrewsbury township       711         683         28            3.9
  South Belmar              860         814         46            5.3
  Spring Lake Boro        1,787       1,761         26            1.5
  Spring Lake Heights     2,964       2,813        151            5.1
  Tinton Falls            7,319       7,086        233            3.2
  Union Beach             3,470       3,258        212            6.1
  Upper Freehold          1,980       1,918         62            3.1
  Wall                   11,811      11,366        445            3.8
  West Long Branch        4,333       4,220        113            2.6
  
     TOTAL              314,216     300,366       13,850          4.4
    

    
   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Morris
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Boonton town            5,201       4,993        208            4.0
  Boonton township        2,052       1,996         56            2.7
  Butler                  4,647       4,475        172            3.7
  Chatham borough         4,454       4,362         92            2.1
  Chatham township        5,388       5,248        140            2.6
  Chester borough           730         711         19            2.6
  Chester township        3,566       3,472         94            2.6
  Denville                8,609       8,386        223            2.6
  Dover                   9,604       8,947        657            6.8
  East Hanover            6,256       6,078        178            2.8
  Florham Park            5,333       5,152        181            3.4
  Hanover                 7,035       6,837        198            2.8
  Harding                 2,099       2,058         41            2.0
  Jefferson              11,301      10,986        315            2.8
  Kinnelon                5,098       4,985        113            2.2
  Lincoln Park            6,968       6,717        251            3.6
  Long Hill **            4,962       4,867         95            1.9
  Madison                 9,407       9,094        313            3.3
  Mendham borough         2,775       2,736         39            1.4
  Mendham township        2,547       2,502         45            1.8
  Mine Hill               2,082       1,990         92            4.4
  Montville               9,530       9,105        425            4.5
  Morris                 12,356      12,033        323            2.6
  Morris Plains           3,310       3,220         90            2.7
  Morristown             10,617      10,110        507            4.8
  Mount Arlington         2,364       2,264        100            4.2
  Mount Olive            14,098      13,611        487            3.5
  Mountain Lakes          2,063       2,010         53            2.6
  Netcong                 2,071       1,992         79            3.8
  Parsippany-Troy Hill   32,679      31,714        965            3.0
  Pequannock              7,824       7,554        270            3.5
  Randolph               12,169      11,786        383            3.1
  Riverdale               1,478       1,408         70            4.7
  Rockaway borough        3,940       3,772        168            4.3
  Rockaway township      12,504      12,113        391            3.1
  Roxbury                12,366      11,985        381            3.1
  Victory Gardens           906         849         57            6.3
  Washington              8,869       8,621        248            2.8
  Wharton                 3,437       3,367         70            2.0
     TOTAL              262,698     254,106        8,592          3.3
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Ocean
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Barnegat                6,140       5,834        306            5.0
  Barnegat Light            351         348          3            0.9
  Bay Head                  767         742         25            3.3
  Beach Haven               811         763         48            5.9
  Beachwood               5,525       5,191        334            6.0
  Berkeley               11,524      10,755        769            6.7
  Brick                  37,348      35,459      1,889            5.1
  Dover                  42,520      40,576      1,944            4.6
  Eagleswood                868         824         44            5.1
  Harvey Cedars             190         177         13            6.8
  Island Heights            792         778         14            1.8
  Jackson                20,081      19,038      1,043            5.2
  Lacey                  11,902      11,240        662            5.6
  Lakehurst               1,556       1,490         66            4.2
  Lakewood               19,779      18,459      1,320            6.7
  Lavallette              1,099       1,046         53            4.8
  Little Egg Harbor       6,827       6,338        489            7.2
  Long Beach              1,861       1,793         68            3.7
  Manchester              9,052       8,468        584            6.5
  Mantoloking               148         143          5            3.4
  Ocean                   2,790       2,640        150            5.4
  Ocean Gate              1,063         982         81            7.6
  Pine Beach              1,099       1,049         50            4.5
  Plumsted                3,713       3,570        143            3.9
  Point Pleasant         10,667      10,232        435            4.1
  Point Pleasant Beach    2,996       2,890        106            3.5
  Seaside Heights         1,319       1,169        150           11.4
  Seaside Park            1,093       1,032         61            5.6
  Ship Bottom               708         674         34            4.8
  South Toms River        2,079       1,931        148            7.1
  Stafford                6,902       6,511        391            5.7
  Surf City                 677         662         15            2.2
  Tuckerton               1,638       1,527        111            6.8
     TOTAL              215,885     204,333       11,552          5.4
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Passaic
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bloomingdale            4,539       4,366        173            3.8
  Clifton                38,741      37,007      1,734            4.5
  Haledon                 3,420       3,284        136            4.0
  Hawthorne               9,321       8,972        349            3.7
  Little Falls            6,565       6,317        248            3.8
  North Haledon           4,326       4,118        208            4.8
  Passaic                29,056      26,023      3,033           10.4
  Paterson               68,742      61,503      7,239           10.5
  Pompton Lakes           5,922       5,719        203            3.4
  Prospect Park           2,831       2,695        136            4.8
  Ringwood                7,301       6,914        387            5.3
  Totowa                  5,126       4,935        191            3.7
  Wanaque                 5,218       4,940        278            5.3
  Wayne                  26,108      25,138        970            3.7
  West Milford           14,235      13,627        608            4.3
  West Paterson           6,503       6,244        259            4.0
     TOTAL              237,955     221,804       16,151          6.8
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Salem
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Alloway                 1,476       1,463         13            0.9
  Carneys Point           4,237       3,957        280            6.6
  Elmer                     758         734         24            3.2
  Elsinboro                 609         590         19            3.1
  Lower Alloways Creek      979         927         52            5.3
  Mannington                772         726         46            6.0
  Oldmans                   913         876         37            4.1
  Penns Grove             2,318       2,032        286           12.3
  Pennsville              7,367       7,066        301            4.1
  Pilesgrove              1,762       1,743         19            1.1
  Pittsgrove              4,202       3,999        203            4.8
  Quinton                 1,176       1,060        116            9.9
  Salem                   2,945       2,580        365           12.4
  Upper Pittsgrove        1,659       1,628         31            1.9
  Woodstown               1,626       1,559         67            4.1
     TOTAL               32,797      30,941        1,856          5.7
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Somerset
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bedminster              5,806       5,673        133            2.3
  Bernards               11,385      11,118        267            2.3
  Bernardsville           4,224       4,125         99            2.3
  Bound Brook             6,717       6,492        225            3.3
  Branchburg              7,831       7,585        246            3.1
  Bridgewater            23,341      22,839        502            2.2
  Far Hills                 437         422         15            3.4
  Franklin               30,964      30,181        783            2.5
  Green Brook             2,760       2,699         61            2.2
  Hillsborough           20,500      19,920        580            2.8
  Manville                6,991       6,754        237            3.4
  Millstone                 332         325          7            2.1
  Montgomery              6,196       6,095        101            1.6
  North Plainfield       13,194      12,788        406            3.1
  Peapack & Gladstone     1,350       1,326         24            1.8
  Raritan                 3,947       3,816        131            3.3
  Rocky Hill                481         467         14            2.9
  Somerville              7,916       7,562        354            4.5
  South Bound Brook       2,889       2,746        143            4.9
  Warren                  6,869       6,638        231            3.4
  Watchung                3,333       3,272         61            1.8
     TOTAL              167,464     162,842        4,622          2.8
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Sussex
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Andover borough           494         472         22            4.5
  Andover township        3,010       2,898        112            3.7
  Branchville               506         480         26            5.1
  Byram                   4,839       4,716        123            2.5
  Frankford               2,927       2,809        118            4.0
  Franklin                2,793       2,679        114            4.1
  Fredon                  1,560       1,521         39            2.5
  Green                   1,613       1,570         43            2.7
  Hamburg                 1,653       1,549        104            6.3
  Hampton                 2,694       2,594        100            3.7
  Hardyston               3,252       3,139        113            3.5
  Hopatcong               9,919       9,455        464            4.7
  Lafayette               1,142       1,111         31            2.7
  Montague                1,585       1,497         88            5.6
  Newton                  4,153       3,939        214            5.2
  Ogdensburg              1,595       1,544         51            3.2
  Sandyston                 982         946         36            3.7
  Sparta                  8,921       8,567        354            4.0
  Stanhope                2,230       2,138         92            4.1
  Stillwater              2,485       2,290        195            7.8
  Sussex                  1,214       1,129         85            7.0
  Vernon                 12,039      11,426        613            5.1
  Walpack                    38          38          0            0.0
  Wantage                 5,164       4,979        185            3.6
     TOTAL               76,809      73,487        3,322          4.3
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Union
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Berkeley Heights        6,421       6,268        153            2.4
  Clark                   7,942       7,656        286            3.6
  Cranford               12,924      12,631        293            2.3
  Elizabeth              56,610      51,618      4,992            8.8
  Fanwood                 4,071       3,966        105            2.6
  Garwood                 2,412       2,291        121            5.0
  Hillside               12,216      11,525        691            5.7
  Kenilworth              4,002       3,807        195            4.9
  Linden                 19,229      18,091      1,138            5.9
  Mountainside            3,493       3,372        121            3.5
  New Providence          6,619       6,461        158            2.4
  Plainfield             26,035      24,037      1,998            7.7
  Rahway                 14,103      13,435        668            4.7
  Roselle                11,409      10,637        772            6.8
  Roselle Park            7,662       7,299        363            4.7
  Scotch Plains          12,177      11,774        403            3.3
  Springfield             7,632       7,393        239            3.1
  Summit                 10,865      10,572        293            2.7
  Union                  27,354      26,253      1,101            4.0
  Westfield              15,919      15,499        420            2.6
  Winfield                  848         802         46            5.4
     TOTAL              269,946     255,388       14,558          5.4
    

   1997 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Warren
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Allamuchy               2,188       2,082        106            4.8
  Alpha                   1,371       1,306         65            4.7
  Belvidere               1,416       1,354         62            4.4
  Blairstown              2,800       2,720         80            2.9
  Franklin                1,431       1,352         79            5.5
  Frelinghuysen             986         953         33            3.3
  Greenwich               1,075       1,031         44            4.1
  Hackettstown            4,870       4,618        252            5.2
  Hardwick                  689         665         24            3.5
  Harmony                 1,510       1,454         56            3.7
  Hope                    1,048       1,000         48            4.6
  Independence            2,375       2,318         57            2.4
  Knowlton                1,360       1,306         54            4.0
  Liberty                 1,473       1,417         56            3.8
  Lopatcong               2,652       2,567         85            3.2
  Mansfield               4,448       4,241        207            4.7
  Oxford                    957         912         45            4.7
  Phillipsburg            8,178       7,626        552            6.7
  Pohatcong               2,069       2,016         53            2.6
  Washington borough      3,616       3,456        160            4.4
  Washington township     3,106       3,012         94            3.0
  White                   1,965       1,860        105            5.3
     TOTAL               51,583      49,266        2,317          4.5
    NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
    LABOR PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
    DIVISION OF LABOR MARKET AND
      DEMOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
    BUREAU OF LABOR FORCE STATISTICS
    LOCAL AREA UNEMPLOYMENT STATISTICS
    March 2004
    2003 BENCHMARK