4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Source: NJ Dept of Labor and Workforce
Development, March 2018

4,499,869

Labor Force

Source: NJ Dept of Labor and Workforce
Development, March 2018

9.0M

Population

Source: US Census, 2017

$575.3B

2016 State GDP
(current dollars)

Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2018

$62,554

2017 Per Capita Personal Income

Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2018

2.7%

Of U.S. GDP

Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis, Q3 2017

21 NEW JERSEY FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES 2018



 

*Also listed as Global 500 Companies
Source: Fortune, June 2018

Largest Employers in New Jersey



Source: NJBIZ Top Employers List 2017

*Non-governmental

Largest Employers in New Jersey By Industry















Source: NJBIZ Top Employers List 2017

*Non-governmental

Education Attainment




Source: US Census – Educational Attainment, 2016

  • NJ
  • USA

education

2 of 61

AAU Research Schools
Princeton University &
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Select Institutions of Higher Education



Source: Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, 2016

Public Airports

flights

Cities with Daily non-stop flights from new jersey

100+ North America
35+ Europe
35 South America & Caribbean
14 Middle East & Africa
10 Asia

Newark International Airport

  • 15th busiest airport in the United States
  • 40.3 million passengers and more than 747,000 tons of cargo handled in 2016

Philadelphia International Airport

  • 19th busiest airport in the United States
  • 30.1 million passengers handled in 2016

JFK international Airport

LaGuardia Airport

Atlantic City International Airport

Trenton/Mercer Airport

Key Roads

Garden State Parkway
New Jersey Turnpike
Interstate 76
Interstate 95
Interstate 195
Interstate 278
Interstate 280
Interstate 295
Interstate 676
Atlantic City Expressway
Palisades Interstate Parkway

Rail & Bus

250

Bus
Routes

Source: NJ Transit

12

commuter
rail lines

Source: NJ Transit

2

class I freight railroads

Source: Association of American Railroads

Ports

#1

Largest Cargo Port
on the east coast

Port of New York & New Jersey

Source: NJ Transit

#3

busiest port

in the United States

Source: NJ Transit

6.2M

Containers handled in 2016
(20ft equivalent units)

Source: The Port Authority of NY & NJ, 2016

$200

Billion worth
of cargo moves
through the port in 2016

Source: NJ Transit

Utilities

natural-gas
New Jersey Natural Gas
PSE&G
South Jersey Gas
Elizabethtown Gas
electric
PSE&G
Atlantic City Electric
Jersey Central Power & Light
Orange Rockland Electric
water
New Jersey American Water Co.
SUEZ Water
Aqua New Jersey
communications
Verizon
Sprint
AT&T
Optimum
Comcast
Lightower Fiber

Broadband

#1

most connected
state in the u.s.

Source: Broadbandnow.com, 2017

99%

of population
has access to
wired broadband
100mbps or faster

Source: Broadbandnow.com, 2017

99%

of population has
access to wireless
service

Source: Broadbandnow.com, 2017

64.9%

of population has
access to fiber-optic service

Source: Broadbandnow.com, 2017

Taxes



Largest municipalities

NJ Largest Municipalities



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