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0.15% decline
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Median Household Income
5.41% growth
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Number of Employees
1.13% growth
Median Property Value
1.74% growth

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The economy of New Jersey employs 4.24M people. The economy of New Jersey is specialized in Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing; Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing ; and Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers, which employ respectively 4.18; 3.02; and 2.68 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in New Jersey are Elementary & secondary schools (304,381), Restaurants & Food Services (222,552), and Construction (216,709), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($156,275), Tobacco manufacturing ($135,241), and Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals ($128,552).

Median household income in New Jersey is $76,126. Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,162. The income inequality of New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for New Jersey. In New Jersey the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 85 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,207. Essex County, NJ has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New Jersey.


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New Jersey is home to a population of 8.94M people, from which 89.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of New Jersey is composed of 4.97M White residents (55.5%), 1.79M Hispanic residents (20%), 1.13M Black residents (12.6%), 849,117 Asian residents (9.5%), and 158,796 Two+ residents (1.78%). The most common foreign languages in New Jersey are Spanish (1.32M speakers), Chinese (114,616 speakers), and Other Asian (84,289 speakers), but compared to other places, New Jersey has a relative high number of Gujarati (74,230 speakers), Polish (64,216 speakers), and Portuguese (77,896 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in New Jersey awarded 102,305 degrees. The student population of New Jersey is skewed towards females, with 43,120 male students and 59,185 female students. Most students in New Jersey are White (49,915 and 48.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (16,795 and 16.4%), Black or African American (13,437 and 13.1%), and Asian (7,667 and 7.49%). The largest universities in New Jersey by number of graduates are Rutgers University-New Brunswick (11,798 and 11.5%), Montclair State University (4,872 and 4.76%), and Rowan University (3,428 and 3.35%). The most popular majors in New Jersey are General Psychology (3,680 and 3.6%), General Business Administration & Management (3,304 and 3.23%), and Registered Nursing (2,120 and 2.07%). The median tuition costs in New Jersey are $37,100 for private four year colleges, and $11,124 and $22,301 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Jersey is $328,200, which is 1.6 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $322,600 to $328,200, a 1.74% increase. The homeownership rate of New Jersey is 63.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in New Jersey have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Jersey is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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