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Population Statistics

State Population
9,288,994
Metropolitan Populations
New York-Newark-
Jersey City
20,140,470 Philadelphia-Camden-
Wilmington
6,245,051
Allentown-Bethlehem-
Easton
861,889 Trenton-Princeton 387,340
Atlantic City-Hammonton 274,534 Vineland-Bridgeton 154,152
Top County Populations
Bergen 955,732 Essex 863,728
Middlesex 863,162 Hudson 724,854
Monmouth 643,615 Ocean 637,229
Union 575,345 Passaic 524,118
Top City Populations
Newark 282,520 Jersey City 262,664
Paterson 144,801 Elizabeth 128,382
Clifton 85,025 Trenton 82,957
Camden 73,740 Passaic 69,340
Union City 67,137 Bayonne 65,165
Sources: 2020 U.S. Census Data (metro populations and counties), 2020 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

About New Jersey

  • Capital: Trenton
  • Nickname: Garden State
  • The six defined regions of New Jersey:
    • Skylands
    • Gateway
    • Shore
    • Delaware River
    • Greater Atlantic City
    • Southern Shore
  • State Flower: Purple Violet
  • State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
  • State Insect: Honeybee
  • State Tree: Northern Red Oak
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 431.36
  • Land Area: 7,354.22 square miles
  • Highest Point: High Point Monument 1,803 feet
  • Lowest Point: sea level
  • Number of Counties: 21
  • Statehood: 3rd state; admitted Dec 18th, 1787.

Major League Sports Franchises

  • New York Giants (NFL)
  • New York Jets (NFL)
  • New Jersey Devils (NHL)
  • New York Red Bulls (MLS)
  • New Jersey Nets (NBA) – moved to Brooklyn, New York for the 2012-13 season.

Updated December 31, 2021.