New Jersey

Home » New Jersey
New Jersey 2018-04-24T20:29:01+00:00

Sitemap to all pages covering the state of New Jersey. Page and photo contributions by Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Carter Buchanan, Justin Cozart, Ian Ligget and Matt Guerrino.

Highway Guides

Population Statistics

State Population
8,899,339
Top County Populations
Bergen 925,328 Middlesex 828,919
Essex 789,565 Hudson 660,282
Monmouth 629,672 Ocean 583,414
Union 548,256 Camden 512,854
Top City Populations
Newark 277,727 Jersey City 254,441
Paterson 145,219 Elizabeth 126,458
Clifton 84,722 Trenton 84,477
Camden 77,250 Passaic 70,218
Union City 67,744 East Orange 64,268
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State & County QuickFacts – 2012 estimates for cities, 2013 estimate for counties and the state.

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