New Jersey

established Dec. 18, 1787 formerly known as Province of New Jersey, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of New Jersey
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seal of New Jersey
Seal
coat of arms of New Jersey
Coat of arms
New Jersey two letter code: NJ
capital: Trenton est. 1784
population:
8,936,574 ( 1189.00 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
Garden State
The Crossroads of the Revolution
Garbage State
3 Neighboring States:
Delaware
New York
Pennsylvania
9 Areacodes:
201     551     609     732     848     856     862     908     973    
Airport : 100
Balloonport : 5
Heliport : 207
Seaplane Base : 7
Electoral Votes: 14
State Motto: Liberty and prosperity
Highest point in New Jersey: High Point , 1,803 feet
fossil Duck-billed dinosaur
fossil scientific name Hadrosaurus foulkii
tree Northern Red Oak
tree binomial nomenclature Quercus rubra
flower Violet
flower scientificname Viola sororia
fish Brook trout
fish binomial nomenclature Salvelinus fontinalis
bird Eastern Goldfinch
shell Knobbed whelk
insect European honey bee
insect scientific name Apis mellifera
horse Horse (state animal)
dinosaur Hadrosaurus foulkii
land mammal Horse
zipcodes for New Jersey : 07001 07002 07003 07004 07005 07006 07007
all 725 zipcodes for New Jersey
Crime Chart New Jersey Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 8,938,175 318,857,056
violent crimes 23,3461,197,987
violent crime rate261.2375.7
murder and manslaughter34914,249
murder and manslaughter rate3.94.5
rape1,274116,645
rape rate14.336.6
robbery10,498325,802
robbery rate117.5102.2
aggravated assault11,225741,291
aggravated assault rate125.6232.5
property crimes154,9938,277,829
property crime rate1734.12596.1
burglary31,7101,729,806
burglary rate354.8542.5
larceny theft111,5785,858,496
larceny theft rate1248.31837.3
motor vechicle theft11,705689,527
motor vehicle theft rate131.0216.2
Top Causes of Death in New Jersey (2019)
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  • Diseases of heart -- (18,440)
  • Cancer (malignant neoplasms) -- (15,466)
  • Other than 51 Rankable Causes (Not eligible for leading cause ranking) -- (13,598)
  • Unintentional injuries -- (4,486)
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases) -- (3,469)
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases -- (3,024)
  • Alzheimer's disease -- (2,606)
  • Septicemia -- (1,948)
  • Diabetes mellitus -- (1,915)
  • Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis -- (1,599)
786 cities in New Jersey
Map City Population
Newark 281,944
Jersey City 264,290
Paterson 147,754
Elizabeth 129,007
Edison 102,701
Woodbridge (Township) 102,105
Lakewood (Township) 99,262
Toms River (Township) 90,817
Toms River 89,459
Hamilton 89,030
21 counties in New Jersey
County Population
Bergen 932,202
Middlesex 825,062
Essex 798,975
Hudson 672,391
Monmouth 618,795
Ocean 607,186
Union 556,341
Camden 506,471
Passaic 501,826
Morris 491,845