How Many of These 14 New Jersey Facts Do You Know?
July 27 is "National New Jersey Day" in The United States. Don't ask me why, but it is.
So here are a few little conversation starters about our great state of New Jersey!
Bet you didn't know that...
- New Jersey is the 11th most populous state in the United States.
- New Jersey is the 47th largest state, out of the 50 United States.
- New Jersey is the most densely populated state (1,185 people per square mile).
- New Jersey is home to more scientists and engineers per square mile than anywhere else in the world.
- New Jersey is one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse states in the country.
- New Jersey had the second-highest median household income as of 2014.
- Women make up approximately 51.3% of the population of New Jersey.
- In 2013, New Jersey had the second-largest number of millionaires per capita in the United States.
- The Atlantic City Boardwalk was the first and longest boardwalk in the world.
- New Jersey is second in the country in solar power installations.
- In 2014, New Jersey's school systems were ranked #1 of all 50 states.
- As of 2016, New Jersey became the only U.S. state where all gas stations are required to sell full-service gasoline at all times. It is illegal to pump your own gas in New Jersey.
- There are more diners in the state of New Jersey than any other place in the world.
- New Jersey is the only state without a state song.
Please celebrate National New Jersey Day responsibly.
Since we're talking New Jersey, here we are talking WITH Miss New Jersey 2017, Kaitlyn Schoeffel...