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Are You Thinking of Living in New Jersey? (Infograph)

Are you thinking of living in New Jersey? New Jersey has a population of approximately 9,288,994. The median income in New Jersey is $82,545. Below are demographics and household data that you will find useful if you are thinking of moving to New Jersey. The information presented in this article are based on data from the US Census American Community Survey.

We also interviewed a lot of NJ residents so you can get the inside scoop on what it’s really like to live in New Jersey. Check out our interviews with local New Jersey residents.

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What is the Population of New Jersey?

The population of New Jersey is approximately 9,288,994.

Are New Jersey Residents Well Educated?

39.7% of New Jersey residents have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Compare this to overall United States where 32% of residents have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.

Is New Jersey Diverse?

71.9% of New Jersey residents are White, 10% of New Jersey residents are Asians, 20.9% of New Jersey residents are Hispanic and 15.1% of New Jersey residents are African Americans.

Are There a Lot of Children Living in New Jersey?

21.8% of New Jersey residents are children under 18 years old and 5.8% of New Jersey residents are children under 5 years old. Compare this to overall United States where 22% of United States residents are children under 18 years old.

Is there a Large Senior Citizen Population in New Jersey? 

16.6% of New Jersey residents are seniors aged 65 years old and older. Compare this to overall United States where 17% of residents are seniors aged 65 years old and older.

Is New Jersey Affluent?

New Jersey has a median household income of $82,545. Compare this to overall United States where the median household income is $62,843.

Are There a Lot of Rentals in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, 36.1% of housing units are rentals while 63.9% of housing units in New Jersey are owner occupied.

How Much Is Rent in New Jersey? 

The median gross rent in New Jersey is $1,334. Compare this to overall United States where the median gross rent is $1,062.

What is the Median Home Value in New Jersey?

The Median Home Value of owner-occupied homes in New Jersey is $335,600.

How Long is the Average Commute to Work for New Jersey Residents?

The mean travel time to work for New Jersey residents is 32 minutes. Compare this to overall United States where the average time to work is 27 minutes.

How Big is New Jersey?

New Jersey is 7,354.22 square miles.

New Jersey Counties

Below are infographs of New Jersey counties. For more detailed information, click on link.

New Jersey CountiesInfographs
Atlantic Countyatlantic county nj infograph
Bergen Countybergen county nj inforgraph
Burlington Countyburlington county nj infograph
Camden Countycamden county nj infograph
Cape May Countycape may county nj infograph
Cumberland CountyCumberland County NJ infograph
Essex Countyessex county nj infograph
Gloucester CountyGloucester County NJ Infograph
Hudson Countyliving in hudson county nj
Hunterdon Countyhunterdon county nj inforgraph
Mercer Countymercer county nj infograph
Middlesex CountyMiddlesex County NJ infograph
Monmouth CountyMonmouth County NJ Infograph
Morris CountyMorris County NJ Infograph
Ocean CountyOcean County NJ infograph
Passaic CountyPassaic County NJ Infograph
Salem CountySalem County NJ Infograph
Somerset CountySomerset County NJ Infograph
Sussex CountySussex County NJ Infograph
Union CountyUnion County NJ Infograph
Warren CountyWarren County NJ Infograph

New Jersey: Jobs

What are the Highest Paying Jobs in New Jersey? (Infographs)

Wealthiest Towns in New Jersey

Where do the wealthy live in New Jersey? 10 Wealthiest Towns in New Jersey

How Much Is Property Tax in NJ?

The average property tax in New Jersey is $9,115. The Average Effective Property Tax Rate in NJ is 2.74 and the average property value in New Jersey is $377,856.

New Jersey has the highest property tax rates in the nation. This makes New Jersey one of the most expensive states to live in the United States. Property tax rates in New Jersey varies depending on the county and municipality. Below are links to articles about NJ Property taxes.

New Jersey Property Tax Rates (Town by Town List)

Where is the Highest Property Tax in NJ?

Interviews with New Jersey Residents

Check out our interviews with New Jersey residents. Get the inside scoop on what it’s really like to live in New Jersey.

Interview with Montclair, NJ residents

Interview with Oakland, NJ Resident

Interview with Franklin Lakes, NJ Residents

Interview with Hoboken, NJ Resident

Interview with Sparta, NJ Resident

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Data Source: US Census American Community Survey and New Jersey Department of Community Affairs