Number of The Day

September 30, 2010 | Number of The Day
There are 3.5 million housing units in NJ, 10 percent of which are vacant, according to the newly released American Community Survey conducted each year by the U.S. Census Bureau. ...
September 29, 2010 | Number of The Day
Despite our population density and economic troubles, New Jerseyans rank slightly below average when it comes to high blood pressure, compared with the rest of the country. Some 28.1 percent ...
September 28, 2010 | Number of The Day
It’s a pretty big number to wrap your mind around, but it represents an important statistic: the hottest summer on record resulted in record electricity usage -- 203,681,531 megawatts of ...
September 27, 2010 | Number of The Day
New Jersey’s cranberry harvest begins right about now. This year’s crop is expected to decline from last year’s production of 555 barrels, which earned Garden State growers $30.9 million in ...
September 24, 2010 | Number of The Day
The annual income a New Jersey family of four would have to earn in order to have the same purchasing power as three times the federal poverty level in 2008 ...
September 23, 2010 | Number of The Day
The median per-pupil cost of extracurricular activities in New Jersey public school districts that serve high school only -- ninth through twelfth grade -- was $836 for the 2009-2010 school ...
September 22, 2010 | Number of The Day
The number of New Jersey “excess” public employees compared with the number of public workers in other states is at least 19,165, according to a recent study by two Columbia ...
September 21, 2010 | Number of The Day
Seven Republican state senators switched their votes on Monday in order to line up behind Gov. Chris Christie and vote down a $7.5 million bill to restore funding for women’s ...
September 20, 2010 | Number of The Day
More than 2 percent of the population -- or 144,805 people -- were under some sort of community supervision by the justice system in New Jersey in 2008, according to ...
September 17, 2010 | Number of The Day
Gov. Chris Christie is nothing if not bold for taking on unions in the Garden State, considering how many union members there are in New Jersey. In 2009, 19.3 percent ...