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Mercer County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Mercer County ranks 12th among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $95,668, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing West Windsor Township with the highest median in the county at $183,024, which ranks 45th statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income. The Census defines a household

Hunterdon County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Hunterdon County ranks first among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $142,518, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Tewksbury Township with the highest median in the county at $176,932, which ranks 52nd statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income.

Hudson County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Hudson County ranks 14th among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $83,056, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Hoboken with the highest median in the county at $168,137, which ranks 68th statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income.

Gloucester County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Gloucester County ranks tenth among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $98,301, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Harrison Township with the highest median in the county at $173,375, which ranks 60th statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income. The Census defines a household

Essex County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Essex County ranks 20th among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $74,994, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Millburn Township with the highest median in the county and the state at more than $250,000. The Census stops providing exact amounts after $250,000. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national

Cumberland County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Cumberland County ranks last among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $60,755, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Stow Creek Township with the highest median in the county at $99,821, which ranks 321st statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income.

Cape May County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Cape May County ranks 13th among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $84,870, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Avalon Borough with the highest median in the county at $153,295, which ranks 104th statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income.

Burlington County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Burlington County ranks eighth among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $100,478, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Chesterfield Township with the highest median in the county at $188,611, which ranks 39th statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income. The Census defines a hou

Camden County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Camden County ranks 15th among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $81,768, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Haddonfield Borough with the highest median in the county at $178,362, which ranks 50th statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income.

Bergen County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Bergen County ranks fifth among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $114,336, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Ho-Ho-Kus Borough with the highest median in the county and the state at more than $250,000. The Census stops providing exact amounts after $250,000. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the natio

Atlantic County’s highest incomes ranked town-by-town

Atlantic County ranks nineteenth among New Jersey’s 21 counties for highest household income at $77,248, according to latest U.S. Census data. The Census recently released town-by-town income data showing Linwood City with the highest median in the county at $133,487, which ranks 150th statewide. New Jersey has the highest median income in the nation at $96,346, the new Census data for 2022 shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income. The Census defines a household

These 21 towns have highest incomes in each N.J. county. See full rankings.

New Jersey has the highest median household income in the nation at $96,346, the latest Census data shows. That’s more than $21,000 higher than the national median income. But within the state, there’s some wide swings in median incomes with much of highest earning towns concentrated in northern New Jersey. Five towns in the state have median household incomes so high that the Census stops counting and just lists them as $250,000+. Here’s a list of the highest median income town in each of New

More than 1 in 3 N.J. homes now mortgage free in major home debt shift

More than one-third of homes in New Jersey are mortgage free, mirroring national trends and reaching new highs, federal data shows. U.S. Census data from 2022 shows that 36.7% of homes in New Jersey are owned outright, with no mortgage or home equity loan. That’s up significantly from 2010, when 28.9% of homes were owned outright. The same trend is playing out nationally. In 2010, 33.8% of homes were owned debt free nationwide. In 2022, that number surged to 39.3%. The increase in mortgage-fr

Jersey Shore beach badge, tag prices 2024 revealed. See pre-summer discounts.

With the potential for 60-degree weather this weekend and Memorial Day weekend just 15 weeks away, it’s never too early to start looking forward to a summer at the Jersey Shore. And that means thinking about beach badges. Most of New Jersey’s beach towns require paid badges to access the sand, with pricing ranging from daily passes that can cost $3.50 all the way up to seasonal badges for $150. Beach-goers who are willing to plan ahead can snag some pre-season discounts for early purchases. Mo

These Jersey Shore beaches are free for veterans, active duty military in 2024

Beach badges are a nearly-unavoidable necessity when visiting the Jersey Shore. Veterans and active-duty military can avoid the fees with more than a dozen towns offering free badges. Some towns offer free, full-season badges that must be obtained ahead of time, while others offer free beach access just by flashing your ID to the badge checker. (See the list below.) Under New Jersey state law, beach towns are allowed to provide free beach access to the families of active duty military members,

N.J.’s 47 towns with highest incomes, ranked. Search full list for your town.

New Jersey has the highest median household income in the country, but newly released town-by-town data shows exactly where that wealth is concentrated. The Garden State has 47 towns with a median household incomes of at least $180,000, according to the recently released U.S. Census Data for 2022. Nearly two-thirds of those towns are in Bergen, Monmouth and Morris counties. Five New Jersey towns rank among the ultra-rich category with median household incomes higher than $250,000, the point at

These 36 N.J. spots could become virtual ‘ghost towns’ by 2100. See full list.

No one has a crystal ball to see what New Jersey will look like 80 years from now, but one study suggests that dozens of places could turn into virtual ghost towns by the turn of the century. A study conducted by experts at the University of Illinois Chicago found that 15,000 cities nationwide will see significant population drops by the year 2100, including 36 in New Jersey that could see populations drop by at least one-third. The study, and the possibility for “ghost towns,” was first report

Long COVID could affect at least 1 in 7 N.J. adults. The symptoms can be devastating.

Before she caught the coronavirus, Rut Mulero was a globetrotter. She worked with the Peace Corp in Ukraine, volunteered with HIV-infected orphans in West Africa, and earned her masters from Johns Hopkins University. But in the three years since she was first diagnosed, Mulero has been exhausted. She’s had to take disability leave from her job as a remote nurse, and dreams of hiking Machu Pichu in Peru are on hold. Even talking to friends on the phone is too much energy some days, she says. Mu

Big spike in N.J. syphilis cases part of concerning national trend, CDC says

Cases of syphilis more than doubled in New Jersey in just five years as the national number of cases hit highs not seen since the 1950s, the CDC said a health alert issued this week. More than 1,700 cases of syphilis were diagnosed in New Jersey in 2018, CDC data shows. That number surged to more than 3,600 in 2022, outpacing the concerning national trend showing an 80% increase in syphilis cases. “Addressing the resurgence of syphilis and congenital syphilis requires a concerted effort,” said

54 dolphins died along Jersey Shore in 2023, 3rd deadliest year in decades

New Jersey saw its third-highest number of stranded dolphins in the past 20 years in 2023, with 54 dolphins or porpoises washing up on its shores. But experts aren’t sounding any alarm bells yet. The 54 deaths different types of dolphins and harbor porpoises last year is higher than the annual median of 35 a year based on data dating back to 2002 from the New Jersey Marine Mammal Stranding Center, the Brigantine-based nonprofit responsible for responding to stranding calls.
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