Moving to New Jersey

Written by Alyssa Howard,

With miles of beautiful beaches and close proximity to New York and Philadelphia, New Jersey offers a wide range of urban and rural environments, outdoor recreation and educational opportunities, with one of the world's greatest universities, Princeton. Known as the "Garden State" because of its lush green parks and mountains, New Jersey is also the most urban-oriented and densely populated state in the nation.

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New Jersey Compared to USA Averages
USA New Jersey
Population: 311,591,917 8,717,925
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 66.9%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 87.3%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 34.6%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.69
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 1195.5
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 29.8
Average Home Price: $188,400 $357,000
Median Household Income: $51,914 $69,811
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 9.1%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 15/30/5

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Key Facts About New Jersey
State Capital: Trenton
Top 5 Cities: Newark
Jersey City
Major Newspapers: New Jersey Herald
Asbury Park Press
Major Sports Teams: NFL: New York Giants, New York Jets
NBA: New Jersey Nets
NHL: New Jersey Devils

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