New Jersey State Guides

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State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of New Jersey.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in New Jersey: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in New Jersey.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of New Jersey.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of New Jersey.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive New Jersey Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the New Jersey population is 8,878,503 and in 2018 population is 8,881,845, with a change of -0.04%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 1.77%.

Population 20198,878,503
Population 20188,881,845
Population 20178,960,161
Population 20168,915,456
Population 20158,904,413
Population 20148,874,374
Population 20138,832,406
Population 20128,793,888
Population 20118,753,064
Population 20108,721,577

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of New Jersey is 39.9.

Age Under 5 years523,832
Age 5 to 9 years532,710
Age 10 to 14 years559,346
Age 15 to 19 years559,346
Age 20 to 24 years559,346
Age 25 to 34 years1,136,448
Age 35 to 44 years1,136,448
Age 45 to 54 years1,260,747
Age 55 to 59 years639,252
Age 60 to 64 years568,224
Age 65 to 74 years790,187
Age 75 to 84 years417,290
Age 85 years and over195,327

15.88% percent of people in New Jersey are aged 65 years and over. 22.09% percent of people are aged under 18 years in New Jersey.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.1 years while compared to 2010 changed 1.4 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201939.9
Median Age 201839.8
Median Age 201739.6
Median Age 201639.5
Median Age 201539.4
Median Age 201439.3
Median Age 201339.1
Median Age 201238.9
Median Age 201138.7
Median Age 201038.5


In New Jersey, 55.4% people are white alone and 1.8% people are with two and more races.

White alone4,918,691
Black or African American alone1,127,570
Asian alone834,579
Two or more races159,813
American Indian and Alaska Native alone8,879
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone0

Hispanic or Latino

20.2% people are Hispanic or Latino and 2.5% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino1,003,271
Puerto Rican479,439

Marital Status

Approximately 34.1% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 49.6% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)49.6
Never married34.1

New Jersey Home Price Index

New Jersey Home Median value is $335600.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 2.29% and from 2010 to 2019 is -6.38%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$335,600
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$327,900
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$321,100
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$316,400
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$315,900
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$319,900
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$327,100
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$337,900
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$349,100
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$357,000

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in New Jersey is $1334.
From 2010 to 2019 18.14% changed in Market rent in New Jersey.

Median Gross Rent 2019$1334
Median Gross Rent 2018$1295
Median Gross Rent 2017$1249
Median Gross Rent 2016$1213
Median Gross Rent 2015$1192
Median Gross Rent 2014$1188
Median Gross Rent 2013$1172
Median Gross Rent 2012$1154
Median Gross Rent 2011$1131
Median Gross Rent 2010$1092

Fuel Type

Utility gas2,426,524
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.271,250
Bottled, tank, or LP gas65,023
No fuel used16,323
Other fuel13,395
Solar energy3,997
Coal or coke1,244

Annual Household Income

Approximately 15.2% of New Jersey population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 43% of New Jersey residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 41.8% New Jersey residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0004.9
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9993.2
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,9997.1
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,9996.9
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,9999.4
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99914.6
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99912.1
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99917.7
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,99910.1
Estimate; $200,000 or more14.0

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 15.43%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$82545
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$79363
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$76475
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$73702
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$72093
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$72062
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$71629
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$71637
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$71180
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$69811

Employment Statistics

New Jersey unemployment rate is 7 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201765.6
Employment/Population Ratio 201761
Unemployment Rate 20177
Labor Force Participation Rate 201665.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201660.5
Unemployment Rate 20167.9
Labor Force Participation Rate 201566
Employment/Population Ratio 201560.1
Unemployment Rate 20158.8
Labor Force Participation Rate 201466.3
Employment/Population Ratio 201459.8
Unemployment Rate 20149.7

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance1,056,207
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services596,872
Retail trade481,529
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing375,112
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services358,882
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities270,949
Other services, except public administration191,334
Public administration186,981
Wholesale trade147,261
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining14,933

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 38.1% of the New Jersey population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 89.2% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 81.3% of New Jersey children enrolled in in public school and 18.7 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 2,192,217.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)870,310
College or graduate school583,130
High school (grades 9-12)455,981
Nursery school, preschool166,608