New Jersey is home to more than 8 million residents, making it the 11th most populous of the 50 United States. New Jersey ranks 48th in total area (8,723.00 square miles) and 48th in population density (1,016.23 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 40 years, with 77.7% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 4,563 criminal and sex offenders in New Jersey (approximately 5.15 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 67.30% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Jersey is 4.8% .