New Jersey Horse Statistics | Horse Property Facts

New Jersey

imgThe small, eastern state of New Jersey is the wealthiest per capita in the United States and home to over 55,500 horses. Though New Jersey is nicknamed the Garden State over ninety percent of its residents live in cities including the state three largest; Newark, New Jersey City and Patterson.

Tourism is big business in New Jersey and the state is dotted with over 50 resort cities and towns from Atlantic City, which has the world longest boardwalk, to picturesque Cape May. This seaside state enjoys warm, breezy summers and cool to cold winters. The nations highest per capita income and one of the best public education systems in the country make New Jersey a popular place for raising a family.

  New Jersey in Numbers:
img Horse Population: 55,500 horses
img Acres Used for Horse-Related Acres: 88,700 acres
img Population: 9,262,000
img Land area: 7,417 sq. miles
img Capital: Trenton
img Counties: 21
img Highest Point: High Point at 1,803 feet, located in the county of Sussex
img Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
img Geographic Center: Located in Mercer County
img 5 Largest Cities :
  • Newark: 307,350
  • Jersey City: 287,890
  • Paterson: 157,860
  • Elizabeth: 135,665
  • Lakewood: 133,870

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