Top Physics Schools in New Jersey

By | April 29, 2018

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Top Physics Schools in New Jersey

RANKING GRADUATE PHYSICS
1 Princeton University, Department of Physics
Address: 210 Jadwin Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544
Phone: (609) 258-4403
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.princeton.edu
2 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–New Brunswick, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Address: 136 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019
Phone: (732) 445-2502
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu
3 Stevens Institute of Technology, Department of Physics and Engineering Physics
Address: Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: (201) 216-5665
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.stevens.edu
4 New Jersey Institute of Technology, Department of Physics
Address: University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 596-3300
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://physics.njit.edu

Population of New Jersey

More than 8,800,000 people live in the state of New Jersey (the eleventh most populous state in the United States). The average population density in the state is about 460 people per km 2, New Jersey ranks first in the United States in this indicator. Most of the population lives in the area of New York and Philadelphia, as well as on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

The largest cities in the state of New Jersey are Newark (about 280,000 residents, sixty-eighth place in the list of the largest cities in the USA), Jersey City (about 250,000 residents), Paterson (about 150,000 residents), Elizabeth (about 125,000 residents), the state capital of Trenton (about 85,000 residents), Camden (about 80,000 residents) and Passaic (about 70,000 residents).

Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth and a number of New Jersey cities are part of the largest US metropolis – Greater New York, with a population of about nineteen million people. Several more settlements of the state (Camden, Vineland, Pennsville, etc.) belong to the Philadelphia metropolis, the fifth largest in the United States (about six million people).

More than six percent of the population of New Jersey is made up of illegal immigrants, in terms of illegal immigrants to the total population, the state ranks fourth in the United States (after Nevada, Arizona and California).

The racial composition of the population of the state of New Jersey:

  • Whites – 68.6%
  • Blacks (African Americans) – 13.7%
  • Asians – 8.3%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 0.3%
  • Other races – 6.4%
  • Two or more races – about 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 17.7%

New Jersey ranks third among the US states in terms of the number of Asians relative to the total population.

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of the state of New Jersey:

  • Italians – about 18%
  • Irish – about 16%
  • Germans – about 13%
  • Poles – about 7%

New Jersey ranks first in the United States in terms of the number of people from Costa Rica living in the state, second (after Florida) – in the number of Cubans, third – in the number of immigrants from India and Korea, fourth – in the number of Filipinos and Chinese.

The state ranks second (after New York) in the United States in terms of the number of Jews relative to the total population.

The largest population groups in the state of New Jersey by religious affiliation:

  • Christians – about 80%, including:
    • Protestants – about 40%, including:
      • Baptists – about 8%
      • Methodists – about 6%
      • Presbyterian – about 4%
      • Lutherans – about 3%
    • Catholics – about 37%
    • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) – 1%
    • Jehovah’s Witnesses – about 1%
  • Jews – about 2%
  • Muslims – about 1%
  • Atheists – about 15%

New Jersey ranks second (after Michigan) in the United States in terms of the number of Muslims relative to the total population.