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State of New Jersey
Banner o New Jersey State seal o New Jersey
Flag Seal
Elk-name(s): The Garden State[1]
Motto(s): Liberty and prosperity
Map o the Unitit States wi New Jersey heichlichtit
Offeecial leid(s) Nane
Spaken leid(s) Inglis (anerlie) 72.6%
Spainyie 13.6%
Ithers 13.8%[2]
Demonym New Jerseyan,[3] New Jerseyite[4]
Caipital Trenton
Lairgest ceety Newark
Aurie  Rankit 47t in the U.S.
 - Total 8,721 sq mi
(22,608 km2)
 - Width 70 miles (112 km)
 - Length 170 miles (273 km)
 - % watter 14.9
 - Latitude 38° 56′ N tae 41° 21′ N
 - Langitude 73° 54′ W tae 75° 34′ W
Population  Rankit 11t in the U.S.
 - Total 8,821,155 (2011 est)[5]
 - Densitie 1189/sq mi  (459/km2)
Rankit 1st in the U.S.
 - Median hoosehauld income  $70,378 (2nt)
 - Heuchest point High Point[6][7]
1,803 ft (549.6 m)
 - Mean 250 ft  (80 m)
 - Lawest point Atlantic Ocean[6]
sea level
Admission tae Union  18 December 1787 (3rd)
Govrenor Chris Christie (R)
Lieutenant Govrenor Kim Guadagno (R)
Legislatur New Jersey Legislature
 - Upper hoose Senate
 - Lawer hoose General Assembly
U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg (D)
Bob Menendez (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation 7 Democrats, 6 Republicans (leet)
Time zone Eastren: UTC -5/-4
Abbreviations NJ N.J. US-NJ

New Jersey (Listeni/n ˈɜrzi/) is a state in the Northeastren an Middle Atlantic regions o the Unitit States. It is bordered on the north an east bi the U.S. state o New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the wast bi Pennsylvania, an on the soothwast bi Delaware. New Jersey is the 4t least extensive, but the 11t maist populous an the maist densely populatit o the 50 United States. New Jersey lies maistly athin the sprawlin metropolitan auries o New York Ceety an Philadelphia. It is the third walthiest bi 2009–2010 median hoosehauld income an aw.[8]

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  1. The Garden State and Other New Jersey State Nicknames, Robert Lupp, New Jersey Reference Services, New Jersey State Library, October 12, 1994
  2. . MLA Data Center – Languages; – Languages. Retrieved June 4, 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[whit? clarification needit]
  3. "Preliminary-cloth.indd" (PDF). Retrieved July 25, 2010. 
  4. "New jerseyite | Definition of New jerseyite at". Retrieved July 25, 2010. 
  5. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named PopEstUS
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  7. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  8. "Median Household Income by State – 2-Year Averages". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 

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Precedit bi
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Ratified Constitution on 18 December 1787 (3rd)
Succeedit bi