New Jersey is bordered by New York to the North, Pennsylvania to the West, and Delaware to the South. The state is home to approximately 8,724,000 residents according to the 2006 United States Census Bureau. Currently, New Jersey has the highest population density of any state in the country.
The state's median income is first in the nation and it has the highest percentage of millionaire households. Nine of New Jersey’s counties rank in the top 100 of the wealthiest in the nation. New Jersey’s prosperity has been fueled by its strategic location within the Northeast corridor: between New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. The state's economy is largely driven by the following industries: pharmaceutical, chemical development, telecommunications, food processing, electric equipment, printing and publishing, and tourism. The state is home to Newark Liberty International Airport which is one of the busiest airports in the United States. New Jersey is also home to world famous beaches, as it boasts approximately 124 miles of coastline.