About New Jersey
The state of New Jersey has a population of 8,723,808, and is formerly abbreviated as NJ. New Jersey has 3,178,888 households in the state, with an average of 2.68 people living in each of them. Of the 8,723,808 people living in New Jersey, 48.97% are male, 51.03% are female, 57.61% are married and 42.39% are single. 60.49% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $301,460 in the state.
Air quality in New Jersey is rated at 25.5/100, and water quality at 20/100. There are 261.8 physicians in New Jersey per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 9.30% in the state and the sales tax rate is 7.00%.
Average income per household in New Jersey is $68,635. 9.04% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 18.04% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 1.35% earn more than $500,000 per year.