New Jersey can offer a lot to its residents. Before you choose any movers from 123 Movers, make sure you know why New Jersey is the place for you.
New Jersey, which most would think is a seemingly irrelevant state, actually has a little known, yet important history. New Jersey was an important military site during the Revolutionary war. As a matter of fact, George Washington himself set up winter quarters there on two occasions in Morristown, NJ. This city was known as the military capital of the revolution. The New Jersey Journal, a revolutionary newspaper also made in New Jersey, helped spark enthusiasm in the troops. This paper offered good news about the war, often rejuvenating the soldiers.
New Jersey is bordered by Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, and the Atlantic Ocean. While Southern New Jersey has a strong Philadelphia influence, the Northern part is highly influenced by New York City.
To live in New Jersey is to live in a pleasant surrounding. New Jersey ranks 2nd in the country in median household income, creating a nicer and cleaner community for its residents. Although the cities of New Jersey cannot be compared to lets say New York and Los Angeles, they still have some exciting city-like qualities, while also being close to other major cities of excitement.
Did You Know?
- New Jersey is referred to as the “Diner Capital" of the world (it has the most in the world).
- New Jersey has the most shopping malls per square mile with 7 major malls in a 25 sq. mile radius.
- New Jersey is the largest chemical production state in the country.
- Jack Nicholson, Jason Alexander, Queen Latifa, Shaquille ONeal, Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra, Redman, and Grover Cleveland were all born in New Jersey.
So as you can see, New Jersey is not just some no-name state. Its a wonderful place to live, with a wonderful history, and a fantastic culture.
If youre going to be living in New Jersey, you might want to find out more about its local government: New Jersey.gov. Also, you might want to check out the New Jersey Department of Education to answer your questions about your childrens schooling.
- Population estimate: 8,724,560
- Persons under 5 years old: 6.7%
- Persons under 18 years old: 24.8%
- Persons 65 years old and over: 13.0%
- Female population: 51.3%
- Male Population: 48.7%