New Jersey

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State of New Jersey
Banner o New Jersey State seal o New Jersey
Flag Seal
Nickname(s): The Garden State[1]
Motto(s): Liberty and prosperity
Cairt o the Unitit States wi New Jersey heichlichtit
Offeecial leidNane
Spoken leidsInglis (anerlie) 72.6%
Spainyie 13.6%
Ithers 13.8%[2]
DemonymNew Jerseyan,[3] New Jerseyite[4]
Lairgest ceetyNewark
AurieRanked 47t
 • Tot8,721 sq mi
(22,608 km2)
 • Width70 miles (112 km)
 • Lenth170 miles (273 km)
 • % watter14.9
 • Latitude38° 56′ N tae 41° 21′ N
 • Longitude73° 54′ W tae 75° 34′ W
PopulationRanked 11t
 • Tot8,944,469 (2016 est)[5]
 • Density1189/sq mi  (459/km2)
Ranked 1st
 • Median hoosehauld income$70,378 (2nt)
 • Heichest pyntHigh Point[6][7]
1,803 ft (549.6 m)
 • Mean250 ft  (80 m)
 • Lawest pyntAtlantic Ocean[6]
sea level
Afore statehuidProvince of New Jersey
Admission to Union18 December 1787 (3rd)
GovrenorPhil Murphy (D)
Lieutenant GovernorSheila Oliver (D)
LegislaturNew Jersey Legislature
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseGeneral Assembly
U.S. SenatorsCory Booker (D)
Bob Menendez (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation7 Democrats, 6 Republicans (leet)
Time zoneEastren: UTC -5/-4
AbbreviationsNJ, N.J.

New Jersey (Listeni/n ˈɜːrzi/) 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 Check |url= value (help). 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. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". U.S. Census Bureau. December 23, 2015. Archived frae the oreeginal (CSV) on December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 23, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  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)
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