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New Jersey Is Number One At All Of These Things

New Jersey ranks high in a wide range of areas. We’re a top state for teachers and teen drivers and, overall, our schools rank #3 in the nation. New Jersey is also the third thinnest state in the country and we rank #4 in spending on the arts. As the Garden State, we come in at #3 nationwide in cranberry production, #4 in peach production, and #5 in blueberry production. While this is all nice to know, it’s particularly interesting to see what areas New Jersey ranks number one in. Here’s the good, the bad, and the incredibly random:

Did any of these statistics surprise you? What else do you think we could be ranked #1 in?

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.