Number of The Day

November 29, 2010 | Number of The Day
New Jersey had six cities with a crime rate above the national average in 2009, according to CQ Press’s annual rankings of crime in cities. Camden, which was ranked number ...
November 24, 2010 | Number of The Day
What’s the old adage about statistics and lying? It’s a saying that comes to mind reading yesterday’s dueling reports on state unemployment, released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics ...
November 23, 2010 | Number of The Day
It’s clear that the U.S. economy has declined relative to that of other nations in the past decade, says a recent report by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the ...
November 22, 2010 | Number of The Day
There was $250 billion squirreled away in New Jersey FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.) commercial and savings accounts in June of last year, most of it in local commercial banks, ...
November 19, 2010 | Number of The Day
Overall crime dropped nine percent in New Jersey from 2008 to 2009, with a 15 percent drop in the murder rate. There were 320 homicides that year, the lowest number ...
November 18, 2010 | Number of The Day
New Jersey spent just $600,000 in 2010 on its tobacco prevention and cessation program, leading a coalition of public health organizations to rank the Garden State 46th in the country ...
November 17, 2010 | Number of The Day
The state has started the process of privatizing 81 parking lots adjacent to NJ Transit rail, light rail and bus stations by issuing a Request for Qualifications for operating and ...
November 16, 2010 | Number of The Day
New Jerseyans are starting to approve of a Garden State bear hunt, particularly when they are told that bears are exceeding their recommended habitat limits and destroying private property. A ...
November 15, 2010 | Number of The Day
While horrific for family and friends, successful suicides are also somewhat rare in New Jersey. In 2008, there were 13 suicides, according to the National Violent Death Reporting System maintained ...
November 12, 2010 | Number of The Day
On an average day, New Jersey subsidizes the care of 21,820 foster and adopted special needs children, according to the Department of Treasury. For foster care, families are paid a ...