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New Jersey: Guide to State Statistics: New Jersey State Statistics

Explore the Data Planet repository for statistics on New Jersey, by broad subject categories.

New Jersey

The first people to live on the land now known as New Jersey were the Delaware Indians. In 1787, New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and the first state to sign the Bill of Rights. New Jersey has 127 miles of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean and is home to more than 9,800 farms covering 790,000 acres of farmland. New Jersey has more horses per square mile than any other state. The United States Equestrian Team is headquartered in Gladstone, NJ.

New Jersey is known as the 'Garden State'.

This information was drawn from the New Jersey.gov website, where you will find more detail on New Jersey history and culture. 

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New Jersey Data

Search for data on New Jersey in Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference using broad subject categories. Note that the searches retrieve top-level views of datasets: there are many more indicators and variables included in each dataset, and more granular geographies. Add additional keywords to retrieve more precise results.

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New Jersey Sample DataSheet

This sample DataSheet from Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference shows population density or persons per square mile by county in New Jersey.

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