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New Jersey

New Jersey is a northeastern U.S. state with some 130 miles of Atlantic coast. Jersey City, across the Hudson River from Lower Manhattan, is the site of Liberty State Park, where ferries embark for nearby Ellis Island, with its historic Immigration Museum, and the iconic Statue of Liberty. The Jersey Shore includes notable resort towns like historic Asbury Park and Cape May, with its preserved Victorian buildings.

The state of New Jersey has a population of 8,723,808, and is formerly abbreviated as NJ. New Jersey has 3,178,888 households in the state, with an average of 2.68 people living in each of them. Of the 8,723,808 people living in New Jersey, 48.97% are male, 51.03% are female, 57.61% are married and 42.39% are single. 60.49% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $301,460 in the state.

Air quality in New Jersey is rated at 25.5/100, and water quality at 20/100. There are 261.8 physicians in New Jersey per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 9.30% in the state and the sales tax rate is 7.00%.

Average income per household in New Jersey is $68,635. 9.04% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 18.04% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 1.35% earn more than $500,000 per year.

New Jersey Area Codes

Area code 201 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on January 1st, 1947. On January 1st, 1947 it went into service. 201 is a General Purpose Code. 201 service area does overlap with 551 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 10D. Calls between the 551 and 201 NPAs may be dialed as 10D.

Area code 551 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on April 2nd, 2001. On December 29th, 2001 it went into service. 551 is a General Purpose Code. 551 service area does overlap with 201 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 10D. Calls between the 551 and 201 NPAs may be dialed as 10D.

Area code 609 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on January 1st, 1957. On January 1st, 1957 it went into service. 609 is a General Purpose Code. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 7D.

Area code 732 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on January 23rd, 1997. On June 1st, 1997 it went into service. 732 is a General Purpose Code. 732 service area does overlap with 848 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 10D. Calls between the 732 and 848 NPAs may be dialed as 10D.

Area code 848 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on April 2nd, 2001. On December 29th, 2001 it went into service. 848 is a General Purpose Code. 848 service area does overlap with 732 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 10D. Calls between the 732 and 848 NPAs may be dialed as 10D.

Area code 856 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on May 5th, 1999. On June 12th, 1999 it went into service. 856 is a General Purpose Code. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 7D.

Area code 862 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on April 2nd, 2001. On December 29th, 2001 it went into service. 862 is a General Purpose Code. 862 service area does overlap with 973 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 10D. Calls between the 973 and 862 NPAs can be dialed as 10D.

Area code 908 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on December 31st, 1969. On November 1st, 1990 it went into service. 908 is a General Purpose Code. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 7D.

Area code 973 serves the state of New Jersey. This area code was assigned on January 23rd, 1997. On June 1st, 1997 it went into service. 973 is a General Purpose Code. 973 service area does overlap with 862 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 10D. Calls between the 973 and 862 NPAs can be dialed as 10D.