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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 8,874,374 people in New Jersey as per 2015 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 (IPEDS - 2015).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Jersey City 10 21,763
2 Newark 6 35,432
3 Lakewood 5 9,424
4 South Plainfield 4 1,214
5 Cherry Hill 4 1,403
6 Edison 4 12,723
7 Union 4 15,763
8 Paramus 4 16,572
9 Piscataway 3 385
10 Plainfield 3 521
11 Brick 3 717
12 Voorhees 3 757
13 Hackensack 3 834
14 Toms River 3 10,160
15 Montclair 3 20,190
16 Trenton 3 21,561
17 Ocean 2 149
18 Turnersville 2 247
19 East Orange 2 345
20 Perth Amboy 2 397

Largest New Jersey Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Blackwood 4,645
Fairview 14,126
Franklin 4,994
Harmony 363
Ho-Ho-Kus 4,125
Iselin 18,457
Lawrenceville 3,538
Lincroft 6,436
Mays Landing 1,714
Pine Valley 2
Tavistock 9
Turnersville 3,506
Victory Gardens 1,646
Absecon 8,400
Atlantic City 39,521
Brigantine 9,420
Buena 4,623
Buena Vista 7,587
Corbin City 596
Egg Harbor 43,699

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People

Total Population 8,874,374
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,235,089
Age of the Population 39.3

Families

% of people married 49.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.4%
Median Earnings25+ $45,785
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,030
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,820

Wealth

Median Family Income $87,999
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 10.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,188
Median House Value $319,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39%
US/American 0.2%
English 5%
Irish 14.6%

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

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