1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY

  

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Atlantic
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Absecon                 4,263       3,944        319            7.5
  Atlantic City          20,363      17,647      2,716           13.3
  Brigantine              7,385       6,931        454            6.1
  Buena                   2,383       2,036        347           14.6
  Buena Vista             3,917       3,548        369            9.4
  Corbin City               215         203         12            5.6
  Egg Harbor             15,040      14,079        961            6.4
  Egg Harbor City         2,359       2,106        253           10.7
  Estell Manor              787         757         30            3.8
  Folsom                  1,225       1,157         68            5.6
  Galloway               14,327      13,493        834            5.8
  Hamilton                9,654       9,113        541            5.6
  Hammonton               6,776       6,329        447            6.6
  Linwood                 3,728       3,574        154            4.1
  Longport                  601         545         56            9.3
  Margate City            4,861       4,628        233            4.8
  Mullica                 3,295       2,986        309            9.4
  Northfield              4,293       4,143        150            3.5
  Pleasantville           9,261       8,154      1,107           12.0
  Port Republic             568         544         24            4.2
  Somers Point            6,755       6,425        330            4.9
  Ventnor City            6,530       6,218        312            4.8
  Weymouth                1,084       1,010         74            6.8
     TOTAL              129,671     119,569       10,102          7.8
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Bergen
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Allendale               3,162       3,065         97            3.1
  Alpine                    874         864         10            1.1
  Bergenfield            13,699      13,132        567            4.1
  Bogota                  4,411       4,195        216            4.9
  Carlstadt               3,094       3,010         84            2.7
  Cliffside Park         11,069      10,535        534            4.8
  Closter                 4,313       4,190        123            2.9
  Cresskill               3,724       3,624        100            2.7
  Demarest                2,489       2,433         56            2.2
  Dumont                  9,236       8,927        309            3.3
  East Rutherford         4,378       4,200        178            4.1
  Edgewater               3,265       3,178         87            2.7
  Elmwood Park            9,341       8,954        387            4.1
  Emerson                 3,602       3,476        126            3.5
  Englewood              13,636      13,040        596            4.4
  Englewood Cliffs        2,812       2,757         55            2.0
  Fair Lawn              15,791      15,305        486            3.1
  Fairview                5,777       5,413        364            6.3
  Fort Lee               17,075      16,407        668            3.9
  Franklin Lakes          5,103       4,966        137            2.7
  Garfield               14,160      13,422        738            5.2
  Glen Rock               5,544       5,443        101            1.8
  Hackensack             21,919      20,876      1,043            4.8
  Harrington Park         2,551       2,504         47            1.8
  Hasbrouck Heights       6,218       5,984        234            3.8
  Haworth                 1,707       1,660         47            2.8
  Hillsdale               5,169       4,997        172            3.3
  Ho-Ho-Kus               2,044       2,009         35            1.7
  Leonia                  4,581       4,472        109            2.4
  Little Ferry            6,034       5,729        305            5.1
  Lodi                   12,150      11,446        704            5.8
  Lyndhurst               9,647       9,287        360            3.7
  Mahwah                 10,855      10,500        355            3.3
  Maywood                 5,112       4,943        169            3.3
  Midland Park            3,818       3,688        130            3.4
  Montvale                3,870       3,765        105            2.7
  Moonachie               1,573       1,509         64            4.1
  New Milford             8,736       8,324        412            4.7
  North Arlington         7,352       7,068        284            3.9
  Northvale               2,785       2,727         58            2.1
  Norwood                 2,504       2,461         43            1.7
  Oakland                 6,889       6,720        169            2.5
  Old Tappan              2,205       2,170         35            1.6
  Oradell                 4,315       4,199        116            2.7
  Palisades Park          8,023       7,664        359            4.5
  Paramus                12,893      12,505        388            3.0
  Park Ridge              4,508       4,347        161            3.6
  Ramsey                  7,113       6,895        218            3.1
  Ridgefield              5,330       5,165        165            3.1
  Ridgefield Park         7,188       6,918        270            3.8
  Ridgewood              12,208      11,897        311            2.5
  River Edge              5,706       5,570        136            2.4
  River Vale              5,121       4,965        156            3.0
  Rochelle Park           2,878       2,790         88            3.1
  Rockleigh                  82          82          0            0.0
  Rutherford              9,565       9,238        327            3.4
  Saddle Brook            7,221       6,891        330            4.6
  Saddle River            1,466       1,440         26            1.8
  South Hackensack        1,154       1,093         61            5.3
  Teaneck                20,886      20,077        809            3.9
  Tenafly                 6,361       6,221        140            2.2
  Teterboro                  17          17          0            0.0
  Upper Saddle River      3,605       3,525         80            2.2
  Waldwick                5,610       5,379        231            4.1
  Wallington              6,133       5,727        406            6.6
  Washington              5,330       5,217        113            2.1
  Westwood                5,848       5,673        175            3.0
  Wood-Ridge              4,113       3,993        120            2.9
  Woodcliff Lake          2,661       2,629         32            1.2
  Wyckoff                 7,799       7,656        143            1.8
     TOTAL              447,402     431,146       16,256          3.6
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Burlington
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bass River                816         784         32            3.9
  Beverly                 1,566       1,469         97            6.2
  Bordentown city         2,765       2,711         54            2.0
  Bordentown township     4,996       4,809        187            3.7
  Burlington city         5,589       5,302        287            5.1
  Burlington township     7,627       7,353        274            3.6
  Chesterfield            1,725       1,703         22            1.3
  Cinnaminson             8,526       8,253        273            3.2
  Delanco                 1,991       1,942         49            2.5
  Delran                  8,064       7,788        276            3.4
  Eastampton              3,042       2,933        109            3.6
  Edgewater Park          5,457       5,322        135            2.5
  Evesham                22,892      22,451        441            1.9
  Fieldsboro                313         292         21            6.7
  Florence                6,074       5,862        212            3.5
  Hainesport              1,779       1,738         41            2.3
  Lumberton               4,062       3,937        125            3.1
  Mansfield               1,856       1,816         40            2.2
  Maple Shade            12,412      11,931        481            3.9
  Medford                11,873      11,467        406            3.4
  Medford Lakes           2,932       2,850         82            2.8
  Moorestown              9,145       8,929        216            2.4
  Mount Holly             5,536       5,229        307            5.5
  Mount Laurel           19,742      19,348        394            2.0
  New Hanover               928         908         20            2.2
  North Hanover           4,126       3,927        199            4.8
  Palmyra                 4,406       4,216        190            4.3
  Pemberton borough         805         776         29            3.6
  Pemberton township     16,404      15,628        776            4.7
  Riverside               4,530       4,291        239            5.3
  Riverton                1,670       1,648         22            1.3
  Shamong                 3,273       3,192         81            2.5
  Southampton             4,471       4,308        163            3.6
  Springfield             1,818       1,766         52            2.9
  Tabernacle              4,505       4,404        101            2.2
  Washington                385         367         18            4.7
  Westampton              3,752       3,646        106            2.8
  Willingboro            22,614      21,613      1,001            4.4
  Woodland                  703         675         28            4.0
  Wrightstown             1,213       1,113        100            8.2
     TOTAL              226,382     218,696        7,686          3.4
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Camden
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Audubon                 5,106       4,938        168            3.3
  Audubon Park              565         539         26            4.6
  Barrington              3,775       3,655        120            3.2
  Bellmawr                7,048       6,762        286            4.1
  Berlin borough          2,984       2,874        110            3.7
  Berlin township         2,864       2,769         95            3.3
  Brooklawn                 957         915         42            4.4
  Camden                 32,635      28,424      4,211           12.9
  Cherry Hill            38,209      37,283        926            2.4
  Chesilhurst               670         629         41            6.1
  Clementon               3,080       2,933        147            4.8
  Collingswood            8,644       8,402        242            2.8
  Gibbsboro               1,431       1,377         54            3.8
  Gloucester township    29,954      28,753      1,201            4.0
  Gloucester City         6,317       6,029        288            4.6
  Haddon                  7,938       7,800        138            1.7
  Haddon Heights          4,109       4,037         72            1.8
  Haddonfield             6,114       6,031         83            1.4
  Hi-Nella                  602         570         32            5.3
  Laurel Springs          1,193       1,139         54            4.5
  Lawnside                1,374       1,273        101            7.4
  Lindenwold             11,761      11,194        567            4.8
  Magnolia                2,905       2,817         88            3.0
  Merchantville           2,168       2,095         73            3.4
  Mount Ephraim           2,380       2,311         69            2.9
  Oaklyn borough          2,325       2,264         61            2.6
  Pennsauken             18,194      17,599        595            3.3
  Pine Hill               5,541       5,239        302            5.5
  Pine Valley                10          10          0            0.0
  Runnemede               4,825       4,646        179            3.7
  Somerdale               2,972       2,877         95            3.2
  Stratford               4,270       4,125        145            3.4
  Tavistock                  24          24          0            0.0
  Voorhees               14,305      14,039        266            1.9
  Waterford               6,076       5,920        156            2.6
  Winslow                15,657      15,009        648            4.1
  Woodlynne               1,279       1,243         36            2.8
     TOTAL              260,264     248,544       11,720          4.5
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Cape May
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Avalon                    880         806         74            8.4
  Cape May                1,782       1,624        158            8.9
  Cape May Point             83          76          7            8.4
  Dennis                  2,944       2,729        215            7.3
  Lower                   9,684       8,617      1,067           11.0
  Middle                  7,281       6,474        807           11.1
  North Wildwood          2,484       1,980        504           20.3
  Ocean City              8,407       7,854        553            6.6
  Sea Isle City           1,242       1,097        145           11.7
  Stone Harbor              411         385         26            6.3
  Upper                   5,746       5,358        388            6.8
  West Cape May             505         477         28            5.5
  West Wildwood             225         191         34           15.1
  Wildwood                2,060       1,553        507           24.6
  Wildwood Crest          1,811       1,566        245           13.5
  Woodbine                  894         793        101           11.3
     TOTAL               46,441      41,582        4,859         10.5
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Cumberland
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bridgeton               8,276       7,290        986           11.9
  Commercial              2,267       2,132        135            6.0
  Deerfield               1,542       1,404        138            8.9
  Downe                     839         756         83            9.9
  Fairfield               2,986       2,526        460           15.4
  Greenwich                 440         406         34            7.7
  Hopewell                2,228       2,090        138            6.2
  Lawrence                1,177       1,047        130           11.0
  Maurice River           1,848       1,738        110            6.0
  Millville              13,051      12,041      1,010            7.7
  Shiloh                    186         174         12            6.5
  Stow Creek                778         739         39            5.0
  Upper Deerfield         3,639       3,339        300            8.2
  Vineland               26,837      24,507      2,330            8.7
     TOTAL               66,093      60,189        5,904          8.9
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Essex
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Belleville             18,012      17,430        582            3.2
  Bloomfield             24,036      23,196        840            3.5
  Caldwell Borough        4,328       4,256         72            1.7
  Cedar Grove             5,936       5,821        115            1.9
  City of Orange         14,549      13,645        904            6.2
  East Orange            35,103      32,447      2,656            7.6
  Essex Fells               963         951         12            1.2
  Fairfield               4,251       4,163         88            2.1
  Glen Ridge              3,762       3,646        116            3.1
  Irvington              30,481      28,552      1,929            6.3
  Livingston             14,108      13,885        223            1.6
  Maplewood              11,575      11,326        249            2.2
  Millburn                9,185       9,057        128            1.4
  Montclair              20,601      19,903        698            3.4
  Newark                111,902     101,170     10,732            9.6
  North Caldwell          3,034       2,993         41            1.4
  Nutley                 14,037      13,584        453            3.2
  Roseland                2,694       2,631         63            2.3
  South Orange            8,728       8,530        198            2.3
  Verona                  7,091       6,979        112            1.6
  West Caldwell           5,659       5,588         71            1.3
  West Orange            20,132      19,627        505            2.5
     TOTAL              370,165     349,378       20,787          5.6
   

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Gloucester
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Clayton                 3,336       3,139        197            5.9
  Deptford               14,367      13,698        669            4.7
  East Greenwich          2,779       2,649        130            4.7
  Elk                     2,076       1,988         88            4.2
  Franklin                8,088       7,675        413            5.1
  Glassboro               8,934       8,269        665            7.4
  Greenwich               2,791       2,723         68            2.4
  Harrison                2,776       2,685         91            3.3
  Logan                   2,920       2,815        105            3.6
  Mantua                  5,871       5,700        171            2.9
  Monroe                 14,830      14,253        577            3.9
  National Park           1,799       1,635        164            9.1
  Newfield                  954         916         38            4.0
  Paulsboro               3,071       2,776        295            9.6
  Pitman                  5,239       5,054        185            3.5
  South Harrison          1,118       1,089         29            2.6
  Swedesboro              1,152       1,076         76            6.6
  Washington             25,286      24,433        853            3.4
  Wenonah                 1,378       1,312         66            4.8
  West Deptford          12,196      11,763        433            3.6
  Westville               2,549       2,388        161            6.3
  Woodbury                5,599       5,179        420            7.5
  Woodbury Heights        1,892       1,854         38            2.0
  Woolwich                  879         823         56            6.4
     TOTAL              131,883     125,895        5,988          4.5
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Hudson
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bayonne                30,485      28,999      1,486            4.9
  East Newark             1,189       1,133         56            4.7
  Guttenberg              4,700       4,520        180            3.8
  Harrison                7,055       6,617        438            6.2
  Hoboken                19,978      18,965      1,013            5.1
  Jersey City           113,545     103,330     10,215            9.0
  Kearny                 18,770      17,808        962            5.1
  North Bergen           26,032      24,381      1,651            6.3
  Secaucus                7,573       7,333        240            3.2
  Union City             29,918      27,217      2,701            9.0
  Weehawken               7,226       6,737        489            6.8
  West New York          19,940      18,524      1,416            7.1
     TOTAL              286,413     265,564       20,849          7.3
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Hunterdon
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Alexandria              2,249       2,182         67            3.0
  Bethlehem               2,011       1,976         35            1.7
  Bloomsbury                526         508         18            3.4
  Califon                   720         707         13            1.8
  Clinton town            1,453       1,424         29            2.0
  Clinton township        6,383       6,249        134            2.1
  Delaware                2,987       2,925         62            2.1
  East Amwell             2,807       2,765         42            1.5
  Flemington              2,651       2,563         88            3.3
  Franklin                1,851       1,806         45            2.4
  Frenchtown                929         906         23            2.5
  Glen Gardner            1,200       1,162         38            3.2
  Hampton                   957         927         30            3.1
  High Bridge             2,511       2,464         47            1.9
  Holland                 2,974       2,909         65            2.2
  Kingwood                2,130       2,061         69            3.2
  Lambertville            2,697       2,644         53            2.0
  Lebanon borough           768         762          6            0.8
  Lebanon township        3,587       3,495         92            2.6
  Milford                   800         781         19            2.4
  Raritan                10,541      10,335        206            2.0
  Readington              9,190       8,995        195            2.1
  Stockton                  414         408          6            1.4
  Tewksbury               2,919       2,854         65            2.2
  Union                   2,641       2,599         42            1.6
  West Amwell             1,535       1,509         26            1.7
     TOTAL               69,430      67,915        1,515          2.2
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Mercer
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  East Windsor           12,892      12,547        345            2.7
  Ewing                  18,322      17,765        557            3.0
  Hamilton               47,464      46,141      1,323            2.8
  Hightstown              3,071       2,935        136            4.4
  Hopewell boro           1,147       1,130         17            1.5
  Hopewell township       6,114       6,010        104            1.7
  Lawrence               14,208      13,869        339            2.4
  Pennington              1,316       1,296         20            1.5
  Princeton borough       6,271       6,111        160            2.6
  Princeton township      6,829       6,635        194            2.8
  Trenton                40,353      36,810      3,543            8.8
  Washington              3,561       3,484         77            2.2
  West Windsor            8,321       8,133        188            2.3
     TOTAL              169,868     162,866        7,002          4.1
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Middlesex
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Carteret               10,534      10,018        516            4.9
  Cranbury                1,428       1,405         23            1.6
  Dunellen                4,064       3,938        126            3.1
  East Brunswick         26,830      26,064        766            2.9
  Edison                 55,527      53,691      1,836            3.3
  Helmetta                  780         748         32            4.1
  Highland Park           8,656       8,321        335            3.9
  Jamesburg               3,215       3,131         84            2.6
  Metuchen                7,882       7,699        183            2.3
  Middlesex               8,260       8,028        232            2.8
  Milltown                3,966       3,874         92            2.3
  Monroe                  9,517       9,084        433            4.5
  New Brunswick          23,744      22,166      1,578            6.6
  North Brunswick        20,071      19,615        456            2.3
  Old Bridge             34,866      33,706      1,160            3.3
  Perth Amboy            23,137      21,234      1,903            8.2
  Piscataway             29,688      28,677      1,011            3.4
  Plainsboro             10,781      10,510        271            2.5
  Sayreville             21,411      20,771        640            3.0
  South Amboy             4,493       4,406         87            1.9
  South Brunswick        16,833      16,397        436            2.6
  South Plainfield       12,497      12,078        419            3.4
  South River             7,816       7,483        333            4.3
  Spotswood               4,686       4,476        210            4.5
  Woodbridge             55,783      53,777      2,006            3.6
     TOTAL              406,462     391,296       15,166          3.7
   

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Monmouth
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Aberdeen               10,322       9,908        414            4.0
  Allenhurst                398         392          6            1.5
  Allentown               1,156       1,119         37            3.2
  Asbury Park             8,789       7,969        820            9.3
  Atlantic Highlands      2,628       2,553         75            2.9
  Avon-by-the-Sea         1,171       1,135         36            3.1
  Belmar                  3,338       3,203        135            4.0
  Bradley Beach           2,493       2,349        144            5.8
  Brielle                 2,442       2,310        132            5.4
  Colts Neck              4,374       4,279         95            2.2
  Deal                      602         586         16            2.7
  Eatontown               7,535       7,253        282            3.7
  Englishtown               717         686         31            4.3
  Fair Haven              2,854       2,731        123            4.3
  Farmingdale               872         841         31            3.6
  Freehold borough        6,142       5,826        316            5.1
  Freehold township      14,514      14,144        370            2.5
  Hazlet                 12,976      12,459        517            4.0
  Highlands               2,967       2,786        181            6.1
  Holmdel                 6,085       5,959        126            2.1
  Howell                 21,493      20,596        897            4.2
  Interlaken                504         495          9            1.8
  Keansburg               5,649       5,158        491            8.7
  Keyport                 4,219       4,058        161            3.8
  Little Silver           3,060       2,984         76            2.5
  Loch Arbour               242         234          8            3.3
  Long Branch            15,901      14,827      1,074            6.8
  Manalapan              13,558      13,100        458            3.4
  Manasquan               2,856       2,796         60            2.1
  Marlboro               15,010      14,558        452            3.0
  Matawan                 5,849       5,624        225            3.8
  Middletown             37,498      36,098      1,400            3.7
  Millstone               2,894       2,791        103            3.6
  Monmouth Beach          2,087       2,038         49            2.3
  Neptune                15,806      15,093        713            4.5
  Neptune City            2,889       2,805         84            2.9
  Ocean                  14,965      14,429        536            3.6
  Oceanport               3,314       3,194        120            3.6
  Red Bank                6,079       5,790        289            4.8
  Roosevelt                 533         519         14            2.6
  Rumson                  3,530       3,465         65            1.8
  Sea Bright              1,197       1,156         41            3.4
  Sea Girt                1,058       1,029         29            2.7
  Shrewsbury borough      1,725       1,694         31            1.8
  Shrewsbury township       701         675         26            3.7
  South Belmar              845         804         41            4.9
  Spring Lake Boro        1,761       1,738         23            1.3
  Spring Lake Heights     2,912       2,777        135            4.6
  Tinton Falls            7,205       6,995        210            2.9
  Union Beach             3,407       3,216        191            5.6
  Upper Freehold          1,948       1,893         55            2.8
  Wall                   11,620      11,219        401            3.5
  West Long Branch        4,268       4,166        102            2.4
  
     TOTAL              308,958     296,502       12,456          4.0
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Morris
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Boonton town            5,182       5,006        176            3.4
  Boonton township        2,050       2,002         48            2.3
  Butler                  4,633       4,487        146            3.2
  Chatham borough         4,451       4,373         78            1.8
  Chatham township        5,381       5,262        119            2.2
  Chester borough           729         713         16            2.2
  Chester township        3,561       3,481         80            2.2
  Denville                8,597       8,408        189            2.2
  Dover                   9,526       8,970        556            5.8
  East Hanover            6,245       6,094        151            2.4
  Florham Park            5,319       5,166        153            2.9
  Hanover                 7,022       6,855        167            2.4
  Harding                 2,099       2,064         35            1.7
  Jefferson              11,283      11,016        267            2.4
  Kinnelon                5,094       4,999         95            1.9
  Lincoln Park            6,947       6,735        212            3.1
  Long Hill **            4,961       4,880         81            1.6
  Madison                 9,383       9,118        265            2.8
  Mendham borough         2,776       2,743         33            1.2
  Mendham township        2,547       2,509         38            1.5
  Mine Hill               2,073       1,995         78            3.8
  Montville               9,489       9,129        360            3.8
  Morris                 12,338      12,065        273            2.2
  Morris Plains           3,304       3,228         76            2.3
  Morristown             10,566      10,137        429            4.1
  Mount Arlington         2,355       2,270         85            3.6
  Mount Olive            14,060      13,648        412            2.9
  Mountain Lakes          2,061       2,016         45            2.2
  Netcong                 2,064       1,997         67            3.2
  Parsippany-Troy Hill   32,616      31,799        817            2.5
  Pequannock              7,804       7,575        229            2.9
  Randolph               12,142      11,818        324            2.7
  Riverdale               1,471       1,412         59            4.0
  Rockaway borough        3,924       3,782        142            3.6
  Rockaway township      12,477      12,146        331            2.7
  Roxbury                12,340      12,017        323            2.6
  Victory Gardens           900         851         49            5.4
  Washington              8,854       8,644        210            2.4
  Wharton                 3,435       3,376         59            1.7
     TOTAL              262,060     254,787        7,273          2.8
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Ocean
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Barnegat                6,061       5,791        270            4.5
  Barnegat Light            348         345          3            0.9
  Bay Head                  760         737         23            3.0
  Beach Haven               799         757         42            5.3
  Beachwood               5,447       5,152        295            5.4
  Berkeley               11,355      10,675        680            6.0
  Brick                  36,863      35,193      1,670            4.5
  Dover                  41,990      40,272      1,718            4.1
  Eagleswood                857         818         39            4.6
  Harvey Cedars             188         176         12            6.4
  Island Heights            785         772         13            1.7
  Jackson                19,818      18,896        922            4.7
  Lacey                  11,740      11,155        585            5.0
  Lakehurst               1,538       1,479         59            3.8
  Lakewood               19,488      18,321      1,167            6.0
  Lavallette              1,086       1,039         47            4.3
  Little Egg Harbor       6,722       6,290        432            6.4
  Long Beach              1,840       1,780         60            3.3
  Manchester              8,920       8,404        516            5.8
  Mantoloking               147         142          5            3.4
  Ocean                   2,752       2,620        132            4.8
  Ocean Gate              1,047         975         72            6.9
  Pine Beach              1,085       1,041         44            4.1
  Plumsted                3,670       3,544        126            3.4
  Point Pleasant         10,539      10,155        384            3.6
  Point Pleasant Beach    2,963       2,869         94            3.2
  Seaside Heights         1,292       1,160        132           10.2
  Seaside Park            1,078       1,024         54            5.0
  Ship Bottom               698         668         30            4.3
  South Toms River        2,047       1,916        131            6.4
  Stafford                6,809       6,463        346            5.1
  Surf City                 670         657         13            1.9
  Tuckerton               1,614       1,516         98            6.1
     TOTAL              213,013     202,802       10,211          4.8
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Passaic
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bloomingdale            4,494       4,347        147            3.3
  Clifton                38,311      36,842      1,469            3.8
  Haledon                 3,385       3,270        115            3.4
  Hawthorne               9,228       8,932        296            3.2
  Little Falls            6,499       6,289        210            3.2
  North Haledon           4,276       4,100        176            4.1
  Passaic                28,476      25,907      2,569            9.0
  Paterson               67,360      61,229      6,131            9.1
  Pompton Lakes           5,866       5,694        172            2.9
  Prospect Park           2,798       2,683        115            4.1
  Ringwood                7,211       6,883        328            4.5
  Totowa                  5,075       4,913        162            3.2
  Wanaque                 5,153       4,918        235            4.6
  Wayne                  25,848      25,026        822            3.2
  West Milford           14,081      13,566        515            3.7
  West Paterson           6,436       6,217        219            3.4
     TOTAL              234,495     220,815       13,680          5.8
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Salem
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Alloway                 1,464       1,452         12            0.8
  Carneys Point           4,179       3,930        249            6.0
  Elmer                     750         729         21            2.8
  Elsinboro                 603         586         17            2.8
  Lower Alloways Creek      967         921         46            4.8
  Mannington                761         720         41            5.4
  Oldmans                   903         870         33            3.7
  Penns Grove             2,273       2,018        255           11.2
  Pennsville              7,285       7,017        268            3.7
  Pilesgrove              1,748       1,731         17            1.0
  Pittsgrove              4,152       3,971        181            4.4
  Quinton                 1,156       1,053        103            8.9
  Salem                   2,887       2,562        325           11.3
  Upper Pittsgrove        1,643       1,616         27            1.6
  Woodstown               1,608       1,548         60            3.7
     TOTAL               32,380      30,725        1,655          5.1
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Somerset
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Bedminster              5,850       5,727        123            2.1
  Bernards               11,471      11,225        246            2.1
  Bernardsville           4,257       4,165         92            2.2
  Bound Brook             6,763       6,555        208            3.1
  Branchburg              7,885       7,658        227            2.9
  Bridgewater            23,523      23,060        463            2.0
  Far Hills                 440         426         14            3.2
  Franklin               31,196      30,473        723            2.3
  Green Brook             2,781       2,725         56            2.0
  Hillsborough           20,648      20,113        535            2.6
  Manville                7,037       6,819        218            3.1
  Millstone                 334         328          6            1.8
  Montgomery              6,248       6,154         94            1.5
  North Plainfield       13,286      12,912        374            2.8
  Peapack & Gladstone     1,361       1,339         22            1.6
  Raritan                 3,974       3,853        121            3.0
  Rocky Hill                484         471         13            2.7
  Somerville              7,962       7,635        327            4.1
  South Bound Brook       2,904       2,772        132            4.5
  Warren                  6,915       6,702        213            3.1
  Watchung                3,360       3,304         56            1.7
     TOTAL              168,681     164,417        4,264          2.5
   

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Sussex
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Andover borough           492         473         19            3.9
  Andover township        2,996       2,903         93            3.1
  Branchville               501         480         21            4.2
  Byram                   4,826       4,724        102            2.1
  Frankford               2,911       2,814         97            3.3
  Franklin                2,779       2,684         95            3.4
  Fredon                  1,556       1,524         32            2.1
  Green                   1,608       1,573         35            2.2
  Hamburg                 1,637       1,551         86            5.3
  Hampton                 2,680       2,598         82            3.1
  Hardyston               3,239       3,145         94            2.9
  Hopatcong               9,856       9,471        385            3.9
  Lafayette               1,139       1,113         26            2.3
  Montague                1,573       1,500         73            4.6
  Newton                  4,122       3,945        177            4.3
  Ogdensburg              1,590       1,547         43            2.7
  Sandyston                 978         948         30            3.1
  Sparta                  8,874       8,581        293            3.3
  Stanhope                2,217       2,141         76            3.4
  Stillwater              2,455       2,294        161            6.6
  Sussex                  1,201       1,131         70            5.8
  Vernon                 11,953      11,445        508            4.2
  Walpack                    38          38          0            0.0
  Wantage                 5,141       4,988        153            3.0
     TOTAL               76,361      73,610        2,751          3.6
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Union
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Berkeley Heights        6,365       6,231        134            2.1
  Clark                   7,863       7,612        251            3.2
  Cranford               12,815      12,557        258            2.0
  Elizabeth              55,705      51,318      4,387            7.9
  Fanwood                 4,035       3,943         92            2.3
  Garwood                 2,384       2,278        106            4.4
  Hillside               12,066      11,458        608            5.0
  Kenilworth              3,957       3,785        172            4.3
  Linden                 18,986      17,986      1,000            5.3
  Mountainside            3,458       3,352        106            3.1
  New Providence          6,563       6,424        139            2.1
  Plainfield             25,653      23,897      1,756            6.8
  Rahway                 13,944      13,357        587            4.2
  Roselle                11,254      10,575        679            6.0
  Roselle Park            7,575       7,256        319            4.2
  Scotch Plains          12,061      11,706        355            2.9
  Springfield             7,560       7,350        210            2.8
  Summit                 10,769      10,511        258            2.4
  Union                  27,068      26,100        968            3.6
  Westfield              15,777      15,408        369            2.3
  Winfield                  838         797         41            4.9
     TOTAL              266,698     253,902       12,796          4.8
    

   1998 ANNUAL AVERAGE LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES BY MUNICIPALITY
                     FOR THE COUNTY OF Warren
                                                              UNEMPLOYMENT
  MUNICIPALITY        LABOR FORCE   EMPLOYMENT Unemployment      Rate
  Allamuchy               2,175       2,081         94            4.3
  Alpha                   1,363       1,305         58            4.3
  Belvidere               1,409       1,354         55            3.9
  Blairstown              2,789       2,718         71            2.5
  Franklin                1,422       1,352         70            4.9
  Frelinghuysen             981         952         29            3.0
  Greenwich               1,070       1,031         39            3.6
  Hackettstown            4,841       4,616        225            4.6
  Hardwick                  686         665         21            3.1
  Harmony                 1,504       1,454         50            3.3
  Hope                    1,043       1,000         43            4.1
  Independence            2,368       2,317         51            2.2
  Knowlton                1,353       1,305         48            3.5
  Liberty                 1,466       1,416         50            3.4
  Lopatcong               2,642       2,566         76            2.9
  Mansfield               4,425       4,240        185            4.2
  Oxford                    951         911         40            4.2
  Phillipsburg            8,116       7,623        493            6.1
  Pohatcong               2,062       2,015         47            2.3
  Washington borough      3,597       3,455        142            3.9
  Washington township     3,094       3,010         84            2.7
  White                   1,952       1,859         93            4.8
     TOTAL               51,312      49,245        2,067          4.0
    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