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by Larry Withron
3. NJ Is The Car Theft Capital! North Jersey is quite infamous for being the car theft capital of the world. New Jersey beats even the 2 largest cities, NYC and LA put together with more cars stolen in Newark as compared to any other city.
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You may already know that New Jersey is one of the most densely populated states in the US and that it’s the birthplace of many famous celebs such as Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi. But there are much more out of the ordinary facts that we’ve uncovered for you about NJ that just might catch you by surprise. Let’s dig up some interesting facts about New Jersey – the Garden state: 1. The Garden State There’s still a debate over the fact that who first called New Jersey the Garden State, whether it was Ben Franklin or Abraham Browning, but this is for sure that the phrase was used for the same reason. You would definitely know if you ever had a Jersey tomato. Or even some delicious Jersey corn. The state is full of green goodness. New Jersey is a world leader in blueberry and cranberry production too.
2. It’s An Urban State New Jersey is the only state where all its counties are classified as metropolitan areas with about 90% of the people living in an urban area.