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There are fewer men than woman in New Jersey. The overall gender ratio is 95 men to 100 women.

The New Jersey flag was adopted on January 15, 1896. The flag has been ranked the 31st best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The New Jersey quarter was the 3rd quarter released overall. The quarter was released on May 17, 1999.

Recent estimates put New Jersey's population at around 8,938,000 people (11th out of 56).The population density is 1215.4 people per square mile (2nd out of 56).

Someone from New Jersey is known as a New Jerseyan. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

New Jersey was the 3rd state when it joined the United States on December 18, 1787. Prior to 1787, New Jersey was known as "Province of New Jersey (prior to becoming a sovereign state within the United States of America)."

Essential New Jersey Facts

  • NJ
    Postal Code
    The New Jersey postal code is NJ. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 95 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 4,361,952 men
    Female Population: 4,576,223 women
  • State Flag
    The 3 main colors in the New Jersey flag are #F0DC82, #00589C, and #000000
  • State Quarter
    The New Jersey Quarter was released in May 05, 1999.
    Total Mintage: 0.66 billion.
    Engraver: Alfred Maletsky
  • Population and Area
    Population: 8,938,175 people
    Land Area: 7,354 square miles
    Population Density: 8,938,175 people per square mile

Areas Codes in New Jersey (13)

  • 201
  • 212
  • 484
  • 516
  • 551
  • 609
  • 732
  • 848
  • 856
  • 862
  • 908
  • 914
  • 973

New Jersey Counties (21)

County Top Cities
Atlantic County Absecon, Atlantic City, Brigantine, Buena, Cologne, and Dorothy
Bergen County Allendale, Alpine, Bergenfield, Bogota, Carlstadt, and Cliffside Park
Burlington County Beverly, Birmingham, Bordentown, Browns Mills, Burlington, and Chatsworth
Camden County Atco, Audubon, Barrington, Bellmawr, Berlin, and Blackwood
Cape May County Avalon, Cape May, Cape May Court House, Cape May Point, Dennisville, and Goshen
Cumberland County Bridgeton, Cedarville, Deerfield Street, Delmont, Dividing Creek, and Dorchester
Essex County Belleville, Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, East Orange, and Essex Fells
Gloucester County Bridgeport, Clarksboro, Clayton, Ewan, Franklinville, and Gibbstown
Hudson County Bayonne, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kearny, and North Bergen
Hunterdon County Annandale, Asbury, Baptistown, Bloomsbury, Califon, and Changewater
Mercer County Hightstown, Hopewell, Lawrence Township, Pennington, Princeton, and Princeton Junction
Middlesex County Avenel, Carteret, Colonia, Cranbury, Dayton, and East Brunswick
Monmouth County Adelphia, Allenhurst, Allentown, Allenwood, Asbury Park, and Atlantic Highlands
Morris County Boonton, Brookside, Budd Lake, Butler, Cedar Knolls, and Chatham
Ocean County Barnegat, Barnegat Light, Bayville, Beach Haven, Beachwood, and Brick
Passaic County Bloomingdale, Clifton, Haledon, Haskell, Hawthorne, and Hewitt
Salem County Alloway, Deepwater, Elmer, Hancocks Bridge, Norma, and Pedricktown
Somerset County Basking Ridge, Bedminster, Belle Mead, Bernardsville, Blawenburg, and Bound Brook
Sussex County Andover, Augusta, Branchville, Franklin, Glasser, and Glenwood
Union County Berkeley Heights, Clark, Cranford, Elizabeth, Elizabethport, and Fanwood
Warren County Allamuchy, Belvidere, Blairstown, Broadway, Buttzville, and Columbia
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