• 21 counties and 565 municipalities.
  • 2 United States Senators.
  • 12 United States Representatives.
  • 40 State Senators.
  • 80 Members of the General Assembly.
  • 8,908,520 residents (as of 2018).
  • 3,199,111 households (as of 2017).
  • 298 public libraries.
  • 2,000 public elementary schools.
  • 517 public secondary schools.
  • 156 private high schools.
  • 39 four-year colleges.
  • 21 two-year colleges.
  • 45 engineering colleges.
  • 5 medical college.
  • 7 theological colleges.
  • 7,354 square miles of land.
  • 1,368 square miles of water.
  • 8,723 square miles total area.
  • 127 miles of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean.
  • more than 800 lakes and ponds.
  • more than 100 rivers and creeks.
  • 28 state parks.
  • 11 state forests.
  • 256 historic & memorial sites.
  • 43 natural areas.
  • 5 recreational areas.
  • 6 state marinas.
  • 39,000 miles of highways and roads.