Best Home Security Companies in New Jersey
New Jersey is small at only 8,729 sq/miles, but has a strong, robust economy and the highest median household income in the nation at $55,146. Of the top 100 wealthiest counties in the country, New Jersey has nine of them. Being positioned between New York, Boston, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia helped spur the rapid growth of the state through the past half a century and has helped staff its businesses with a well educated working force. Known as the Garden State, New Jersey is also known for its agricultural outputs of vegetables, fruits, nuts and dairy products. Hammonton, the southern region of the state, is often recognized as the blueberry capitol of the world.
The New Jersey crime rate is much lower than the rest of the country, coming in at number 11 on the USA.com crime index rankings. They have a much lower rate of violent and property crimes. For example, their rate of rapes per capita is half of the national average. Since NJ is small in area they have a much larger rate of crimes per square mile (89/mi). Also, their number of hate crimes is more than double the country average, with most of them being religion and race based.
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