New Jersey State Facts
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
Postal CodeThe New Jersey postal code is NJ. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 95 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 4,361,952 men
Female Population: 4,576,223 women
State FlagThe 3 main colors in the New Jersey flag are #F0DC82, #00589C, and #000000
Population and AreaPopulation: 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)
New Jersey Counties (21)
|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|