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Cities and Towns

State of New Jersey

New Jersey, abbreviated "NJ", is in the Middle Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Trenton. There were 8,904,413 people in New Jersey as per 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on December 18, 1787.

Please explore the cities and towns of New Jersey, below.

Top New Jersey College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Jersey City 9 21,738
2 Newark 7 34,887
3 Hackensack 6 840
4 Lakewood 6 9,106
5 Cherry Hill 5 1,486
6 South Plainfield 4 942
7 Union 4 15,466
8 Paramus 4 15,473
9 Piscataway 3 352
10 Plainfield 3 472
11 Brick 3 637
12 Voorhees 3 708
13 North Brunswick 3 1,545
14 Bloomfield 3 2,180
15 Toms River 3 9,523
16 Edison 3 12,187
17 Trenton 3 13,167
18 Elizabeth 2 49
19 Denville 2 86
20 Ocean 2 112

Largest New Jersey Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Blackwood 4,662
Fairview 14,233
Franklin 4,944
Harmony 382
Ho-Ho-Kus 4,132
Iselin 19,146
Lawrenceville 3,825
Lincroft 6,431
Mays Landing 1,932
Pine Valley 3
Tavistock 8
Turnersville 3,521
Victory Gardens 1,593
Absecon 8,394
Atlantic City 39,547
Brigantine 9,347
Buena 4,566
Buena Vista 7,558
Corbin City 482
Egg Harbor 43,860

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 8,904,413
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,190,538
Age of the Population 39.4

Families

% of people married 49.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.8%
Median Earnings25+ $45,753
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,932
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,207

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,335
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 11.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,192
Median House Value $315,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.1%
US/American 0.2%
English 4.8%
Irish 14.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Edison (Historic Site)
Main Street and Lakeside Avenue
West Orange, New Jersey 7052
973-736-0551

Morristown (Historic Site)
30 Washington Place
Morristown, New Jersey 07960-4299
973-539-2016

New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route (Trail)
389 Fortescue Road
Newport, New Jersey 08345-0568
856-447-0103

New Jersey Pinelands (Park)
New Jersey Pinelands Commission
New Lisbon, New Jersey 8064
609-894-7300

New Jersey flag
New Jersey State Flag

New Jersey seal
New Jersey State Seal

New Jersey quarter
New Jersey State Quarter

New Jersey plate
New Jersey State Plate

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