Agriculture still has a major role in the region's economy. Vineland is a market center for the region's farming and poultry sectors. The largest employer in the area is South Jersey Healthcare. Part of the workforce is employed in industries that produce items such as chemicals, glass and clothing. Parts of Vineland are located in an Urban Enterprise Zone. The city also includes a Federal Empowerment Zone.
The primary job providing segments in Vineland are healthcare, educational services, finance and insurance, nonmetallic mineral products, government, manufacturing, accommodation and food services and social assistance. Management, professional and related occupations (23% of the workforce). Sales and office occupations (22% of the labor force). Production, transportation and material moving jobs (17% of the workforce).
Details about Vineland, New Jersey: The estimated median household income in Vineland in 2007 was $49,000. The cost of living index in 2008 in the city was near the nation's average. In Vineland 14% of the adult population has earned a bachelor's degree or better.
The leading employers in the Vineland region:
- South Jersey Healthcare
- Training School at Vineland
- Kimball Glass Company
- General Mills
- Sun National Bank
- Casa Di Bertacchi
- DeRossi & Son Co
- Gerresheimer Glass
Vineland has numerous popular occupations that are primarily filled by those with a college degree including registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, education administrators, financial managers, child, family and school social workers; educational and school counselors, and pharmacists.
Associations providing help to Vineland companies include:
- Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce
- Trenton Business Assistance Corporation
- New Jersey Economic Development Authority
- New Jersey Small Business Development Centers
Those interested in learning about the business activities in Vineland may want to read the Daily Journal.