This volume provides detailed demographic and statistical data on the 877 populated places in the state of New Jersey, including:
• Demographics on each County & Individual City or Town
• Detailed Data on School Districts
• Hispanic & Asian Population Statistics
• Informative Statistics & Rankings on Ancestry Groups
• Weather Statistics
• Comparative Ranking Charts
This edition also includes profiles of 94 unincorporated places based on US Census data by zip code.
About New Jersey
In full color, this section gives the researcher a real sense of the nation’s third state and its history, and includes a photo gallery, demographic maps, and comprehensive sections on New Jersey’s government, land, and natural resources. With charts and maps, these 38 pages help to anchor the researcher to both physical and political aspects of the state.
The careful layout gives the user an easy-to-read snapshot of every single place and county in New Jersey, from the biggest metropolis to the smallest unincorporated hamlet. Each profile contains complete data sets on various topics such as Geography, Climate, Population, Ancestry, Economy, Income, Taxes, Education, Housing, Transportation, Health & Environment, Religion, Public Safety and more. The richness of each profile is astounding in its depth, all packed in an easy-to-navigate, compact format.
NEW categories to this edition include data on selected monthly owner costs with and without a mortgage, the number of dentists per capita, and annual median and maximum Air Quality Index values. In addition to place profiles, this section includes a Place Name Index.
School District Data
Users will have immediate access to a snapshot profile of each district serving 1,500 or more students. Each district profile includes contact information, along with grades served, the numbers of students, teachers and schools, student/teacher ratios, and more. This section begins with an Educational State Profile, summarizing number of schools, students, diplomas granted and educational dollars spent. Following the state profile are School District Rankings on 16 topics ranging from Teacher/Student Ratios to High School Drop-Out Rates. Following these rankings are statewide National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results and data from the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJASK)—an overview of student performance by subject, including easy-to-read charts and graphs.
Hispanic, Asian & Ancestry Group Statistics
Here, users will find need-to-know data on the Hispanic and Asian population of each state, along with data on all ancestry groups reported. Details include population concentrations, income, educational attainment and much more. Data is ranked three ways: 1) by number, based on all places regardless of population; 2) by percent, based on all places regardless of population; 3) by percent, based on places with populations of 50,000 or more.
Detailed Weather Data
This section provides extensive climatological data on all of New Jersey’s weather stations, including statistics on maximum and minimum temperatures, precipitation, extreme temperatures, humidity, and more.
Comparative Ranking Charts
Selected statistics are pulled for 100 of New Jersey’s largest towns and cities. Each of 22 different data points has its own two-page spread with cities listed in alphabetical order, so researchers can easily compare and rank cities. Among the statistics selected for this section are: Employment, Income, Unemployment Rate, Population Characteristics, Taxes, Cost of Living, Education, Health Care, Public Safety, Air Quality, and more.
This new section includes tables that rank the top and bottom 150 communities with a population over 2,500, in dozens of categories.
Free Online Access with Print Purchase
Buyers of this edition of Profiles of New Jersey get FREE ONLINE ACCESS! The online site offers users immediate access to sortable comparative ranking charts that allow for quick and easy comparisons of all populated places in the state. Plus, online access provides additional data points only available online!