The total population of New Jersey is 8.8 million, based on the latest update from the U.S. Bureau of the Census in July 2010.
For the second consecutive year, New Jersey’s real per capita income experienced a decline in 2009, i.e., annual growth in excess of consumer price index (see figure below).
New Jersey has the highest rank for per capita personal income of the mid-Atlantic states
(see table below).
In 2009, New Jersey had the second highest per capita income nationwide behind only Connecticut.
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