6.1 million

September 14, 2016 | Number of The Day
Number of New Jersey drivers

There are 6.1 million licensed drivers living in New Jersey, which works out to 855 drivers for every 1,000 eligible individuals (16 and over in age).

Of these, almost 3 million drive to work alone; 33,000 carpool. Mean travel time is 29.7 minutes, which is one of the longest average commutes in the nation. (Maryland and New York both clock more than 30 minutes.)