Discover North Jersey

Jersey Strong!

Here are some interesting facts about New Jersey:

As reported in the October 2013 “Dossier” of Hemispheres Magazine, United Airline

NJ is a Magnet for Business: 

  • NJ adds approx. $487 Billion Dollars to the USA gross domestic product.
  • Home to over 1,100 multinational companies that represent 40 nations
  • Headquarters to 21 of the nations Fortune 500 companies

NJ is a Global Gateway:

  • Has the highest density of the nation’s railroads, 1,000 miles.
  • 2 International Airports
  • The Port of NY/NJ is the busiest maritime cargo center on the East Coast, and 3rd largest seaport in nation.

NJ Education:

  • Highest High School graduation rate in the USA.
  • More scientist and engineers per square mile than anywhere on earth- 225,000 total
  • Very high concentration of educated and skilled people: Top stse in employment for chemists, second for biochemists, and third for microbiologists.
  • 63 public and private colleges and universities

NJ Highlights:

  • National Safety Council ranked New Jersey as the safest state in the nation.
  • NJ tourist industry generates $38 Billion annually
  • Some 59 Million visitors come specifically to enjoy the New Jersey Shore