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New Jersey

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State Profile

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New Jersey is located on the east coast of the United States, with its state capital located in Trenton. New Jersey has 21 counties and 566 municipalities spread over 7,504.8 square miles of land. Among the 50 states and District of Columbia, the state ranked as the 11th most populous. According to the 2010 Census, New Jersey has a population of 8,791,894 residents. New Jersey residents are predominantly Caucasian 68.6%), with a significant African-American population (13.7%) and Hispanic population (17.7%). Asians make up only 6.4% of the state's population.

State and Special Libraries

Resource Libraries

MLA Chapters

Statistical Data

State Health-Related Departments

Health Policy

Consumer Health Resources

  • Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
    Information and assistance to older persons, adults with physical disabilities, caregivers and professionals looking for services or program.
  • Find a Library (MedlinePlus)
    Libraries in New Jersey with consumer health collections open to the public
  • HealthyNJ
    The Consumer Health Information Task Force, comprised of librarians from each of the four UMDNJ campus libraries, developed the content to meet the health care information needs of consumers, particularly the citizens of New Jersey.
  • New Jersey Health Care Profile
    State-sponsored physician and podiatrist profile database containing data such as the medical school(s) attended, license information, medical malpractice information payments, and other pertinent data.

Special Populations