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New Jersey State Census Facts

New Jersey Population Facts

New Jersey Total population: 8,658,668

New Jersey Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009: 3.50%

Males in New Jersey: 4,234,177

Females in New Jersey: 4,424,491

Median age in New Jersey (years): 38.5

Under 5 years in New Jersey: 558,048

18 years and over in New Jersey: 6,597,433

65 years and over in New Jersey: 1,137,731

One race in New Jersey: 8,512,005

White in New Jersey: 6,067,401

Black or African American in New Jersey: 1,173,798

American Indian and Alaska Native: 19,136

Asian in New Jersey: 646,719

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 2,289

Some other race in New Jersey: 602,662

Mixed Race Ethnicity in New Jersey: 146,663

Hispanic or Latino in New Jersey (of any race): 1,380,921

Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over: 59.80%

Foreign born people in New Jersey, percent, 2000: 17.50%

Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000: 25.50%

High school graduates, percent of people age 25+, 2000: 82.10%

Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of people age 25+, 2000: 29.80%

People with a disability in New Jersey, age 5+, 2000: 1,389,811

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000: 30

Housing units in New Jersey, 2008: 3,517,293

New Jersey Homeownership rate, 2000: 65.60%

New Jersey Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000: 36.10%

New Jersey Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000: $170,800

Households in New Jersey, 2000: 3,064,645

New Jersey People per household, 2000: 2.68

Median household income in New Jersey, 2008: $70,347

New Jersey Per capita money income, 1999: $27,006

People in New Jersey below poverty level, percent, 2008: 8.70%

New Jersey Business Facts

Private nonfarm establishments in New Jersey, 2007: 243,350

Private nonfarm employment in New Jersey, 2007: 3,661,679

Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2007: 3.20%

Nonemployer establishments in New Jersey, 2007: 590,485

Total number of businesses in New Jersey, 2002: 708,837

Black-owned businesses in New Jersey, percent, 2002: 5.10%

American Indian and Alaska Native owned businesses, percent, 2002: 0.40%

Asian-owned businesses in New Jersey, percent, 2002: 7.30%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned businesses in New Jersey, percent, 2002: 0.10%

Hispanic-owned businesses in New Jersey, percent, 2002: 7.00%

Women-owned businesses in New Jersey, percent, 2002: 26.10%

New Jersey Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000): 96,599,807

Wholesale trade sales in New Jersey, 2002 ($1000): 256,925,492

Retail sales in New Jersey, 2002 ($1000): 102,153,833

Retail sales per capita in New Jersey, 2002: $11,910

Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000): 15,715,595

Building permits in New Jersey, 2008: 18,363

Federal spending in New Jersey, 2008: 72,085,075

New Jersey Geography Facts

New Jersey Land area, 2000 (square miles): 7,417.34

New Jersey People per square mile, 2000: 1,134.50

New Jersey Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics

New Jersey Social Characteristics: Estimate

Average household size in New Jersey: 2.69

Average family size in New Jersey: 3.27

New Jersey Population 25 years and over: 5,836,774

Civilian veterans in New Jersey (civilian population 18 years and over): 502,800

Foreign born in New Jersey: 1,715,729

Male, Now married, except separated in New Jersey (population 15 years and over): 1,813,812

Female, Now married, except separated in New Jersey (population 15 years and over): 1,741,844

Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over): 2,238,755

New Jersey Household population: 8,462,321

New Jersey Economic Characteristics: Estimate

In labor force (population 16 years and over): 4,561,929

Mean travel time to work in minutes in New Jersey (workers 16 years and over): 29.7

Median household income in New Jersey (in 2008 inflation-adjusted dollars): 69,674

Median family income in New Jersey (in 2008 inflation-adjusted dollars): 84,743

New Jersey Per capita income (in 2008 inflation-adjusted dollars): 34,899

New Jersey Housing Characteristics: Estimate

Total housing units in New Jersey: 3,496,719

Occupied housing units in New Jersey: 3,149,545

Owner-occupied housing units in New Jersey: 2,119,256

Renter-occupied housing units in New Jersey: 1,030,289

Vacant housing units in New Jersey: 347,174

Owner-occupied homes in New Jersey: 2,119,256

Median value (dollars): 367,600

With a mortgage in New Jersey (dollars): 2,330

Not mortgaged in New Jersey (dollars): 858

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The state of New Jersey is situated between the major industrial markets of New York and Pennsylvania and has been referred to as the “crossroads of the east.” It is also a gateway state, with major interstate highways, roadways, airports, seaports, and other infrastructures capable of accommodating voluminous amounts of passenger and cargo traffic not only from both the eastern and western parts of the United States, but from around the globe.

Due to the drug problems in New Jersey, many drug and alcohol rehab programs have been created. Not only are there several kinds of treatment options to choose from in New Jersey, but a plethora of rehab centers within each niche offering similar services. Before making a final decision on which rehab to attend, learn about the different kinds of rehabs available and which options may be the best fit for you. Take into consideration your specific situation, lifestyle, personal needs, beliefs, and virtually any other unique characteristic that will aid in your recovery.

2006-2007 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health:

Below is a table with data pertaining to the Selected Drug Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, Average Annual Marijuana Initiates, Past Year Substance Dependence or Abuse, Needing But Not Receiving Treatment, Serious Psychological Distress, and Having at Least One Major Depressive, by Age Group: Estimated Numbers (in Thousands), Annual Averages Based on 2006-2007 NSDUHs

Past Month Illicit Drug Use 469 60 149 260 408
Past Year Marijuana Use 659 89 229 341 570
Past Month Marijuana Use 337 42 126 169 296
Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Other Than Marijuana 217 28 59 130 189
Past Year Cocaine Use 136 9 47 79 127
Past Year Nonmedical Pain Reliever Use 257 37 81 139 220
Perception of Great Risk of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month 2,923 248 205 2,470 2,676
Average Annual Number of Marijuana Initiates 66 36 26 3 30
Past Month Alcohol Use 3,993 131 558 3,303 3,861
Past Month Binge Alcohol Use 1,656 88 371 1,197 1,568
Perception of Great Risk of Drinking Five or More
    Drinks Once or Twice a Week
3,208 297 303 2,609 2,911
Past Month Alcohol Use (Persons Aged 12 to 20) 303 -- -- -- --
Past Month Binge Alcohol Use (Persons Aged 12 to 20) 205 -- -- -- --
Past Month Tobacco Product Use 1,870 84 359 1,427 1,786
Past Month Cigarette Use 1,588 66 317 1,204 1,521
Perception of Great Risk of Smoking One or More
    Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
5,608 508 638 4,461 5,099
Illicit Drug Dependence 113 15 39 58 97
Illicit Drug Dependence or Abuse 167 30 61 76 137
Alcohol Dependence 210 14 54 142 196
Alcohol Dependence or Abuse 471 37 135 299 434
Alcohol or Illicit Drug Dependence or Abuse 546 50 162 335 496
Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for Illicit Drug Use 139 27 55 57 112
Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for Alcohol Use 449 35 131 283 414

New Jersey Drug Use and Drug-Related Crime

  • During 2007, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) made 655 drug arrests in New Jersey.
  • There were more than 40,000 drug arrests in New Jersey during 2008 for the use or possession of drugs.
  • During 2008, there were 12,759 arrests in New Jersey for the sale/manufacture of drugs.
  • According to 2006-2007 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 469,000 (6%) New Jersey citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug.
  • Approximately 2.9 million (40.37%) New Jersey citizens reported that using marijuana occasionally (once a month) was a “great risk”.
  • Additional 2006-2007 NSDUH results indicate that 167,000 (2.30%) New Jersey citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 113,000 (1.56%) reported past year illicit drug dependence.
  • According to the El Paso Intelligence Center, there were no children in New Jersey affected by methamphetamine laboratories during 2008.
  • There were 674 fatal crashes and 724 fatalities in New Jersey during 2007. Seventy-Two drivers, 15 passengers, 13 pedestrians and 3 pedalcyclists (a person on a vehicle that is powered solely by pedals) tested positive for drugs.
  • Since mid-April 2006, there have been at least 133 deaths related to the use of non-pharmaceutical fentanyl in New Jersey.
  • There were 64,838 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in New Jersey during 2008. During 2007, there were 60,243 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in New Jersey. There were 55,870 treatment admissions during 2006.
  • According to 2006-2007 NSDUH data, approximately 139,000 (1.92%) New Jersey citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
  • In the state of New Jersey it is estimated that there will be around 40,298 DUI's, and 479 deaths due to intoxicated driving this year. Statistics also show that there will be 2,442 deaths related to alcohol abuse, 12,519 tobacco related deaths, and 488 deaths due to illicit drug use.
  • It is believed that there are around 421,029 marijuana users, 68,993 cocaine addicts, and 3,908 heroin addicts living in New Jersey. It is also estimated that there are 184,376 people abusing prescription drugs, 17,588 people that use inhalants, and 31,312 people who use hallucinogens.
  • In New Jersey, there will be around 53,150 people arrested this year for drug related charges.
  • Cocaine/Crack:
    • Cocaine remains the most popular drug in New Jersey and is the drug of choice for many abusers within the state. Crack remains readily available throughout the state and remains the drug of choice in many lower income communities.
    • New Jersey continues to be a major artery for international cocaine trafficking organizations. Cocaine continues to arrive into New Jersey directly from South American ports as well as the Southwest Border via commercial and private vehicles.
  • Heroin:
    • Heroin is the most prevalent drug of abuse in the New Jersey area. Data provided by the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services – Division on Addiction Services disclosed that heroin is used by 18-25 year olds in New Jersey at more than twice the national average. Heroin accounted for more than 22,751 treatment admissions in 2006. This was 41% of all treatment admissions, with a three percent decrease from 2005.
    • Heroin’s high purity (among the highest in the nation as evidenced by the Domestic Monitor Program analyses) and low price has attracted numerous new users over the last few years, especially among adolescents in suburban areas. Although there has been a steady decrease in purity levels since 2003, heroin purity levels in the Newark area continue to be among the highest in the nation.
  • Methamphetamine:
    • Methamphetamine is the most available and widely used clandestinely manufactured drug in the Southern New Jersey area. Methamphetamine traffickers are primarily of Mexican descent, with direct connections to violators in the western United States and Mexico. Methamphetamine availability has increased in the southern part of the state, allegedly due to the influx of Mexican suppliers.
  • Marijuana/Hashish:
    • Marijuana is the most readily available illicit drug in New Jersey. Marijuana is transported to the New Jersey area via automobiles, tractor- trailers, vessels, US Postal Service, overnight services, parcel post, and commercial air from Southwest Border States.
    • The majority of the marijuana encountered in the state is of Mexican origin. Marijuana from Canada and Jamaica has also been encountered, on a lesser scale. Additionally, marijuana is produced locally at indoor and outdoor grows.
  • Pharmaceuticals and Other Drugs:
    • New Jersey has the highest concentration of pharmaceutical and chemical firms in the country. Doctor shopping, prescription forgery, and organized script rings remain the prevalent source of diverted legitimate pharmaceutical drugs in the New Jersey Division. Morris County has seen a rise in arrests for prescription fraud and unlawful possession of prescription medication. The most commonly abused pharmaceuticals are Percocet, OxyContin, Xanax, Vicodin/Vicodin ES, and Hydrocodone/Hydrocodone products. Additionally, the most commonly abused chemicals are GBL, Pseudoephedrine, and Ephedrine.

New Jersey lies on the Atlantic Ocean and is bordered by New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. The Hudson River forms its northeastern boundary; the Delaware River, its western boundary. Before European colonization, the region was inhabited by Delaware Indian tribes. Although it was sighted by Giovanni Verrazzano and Henry Hudson, it was first settled by Dutch and Swedish traders. It was the site of numerous battles during the American Revolution, including one led by Gen. George Washington in 1776, after crossing the Delaware (see Battles of Trenton and Princeton). It was the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1787. Between the Revolutionary and Civil wars, it underwent tremendous industrialization, abetted by the construction of canals and, later, railways. Although known as the “Garden State,” a name influenced by its 18th-century agricultural fertility, its economy is based primarily on manufacturing, and it has many research facilities and laboratories. Tourism, led by Atlantic City, is also important. Chief cities include Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, and Elizabeth.

New Jersey’s Demographics

  • Population (2007 American Community Survey): 8,685,9201
  • Race/Ethnicity (2007 American Community Survey): 70.7% white; 13.9% black/African American; 0.2% American Indian/Alaska Native; 7.6% Asian; 0.0% Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander; 7.6% other; 1.6% two or more races; 15.9% Hispanic/Latino origin