New Jersey, one of the most religiously and ethnically diverse states, is the 11th most populous state in the U.S. The state is the home to a large number of scientists and engineers than any other state and it has a very strong scientific economy. Farming, tourism, pharmaceuticals and insurance are the major industries of the state. New Jersey is the only state that does not have a state song.
Following are few quick facts about New Jersey
State motto of New Jersey – Liberty and Prosperity
Nick name – Garden State
Official state bug – The Honeybee
Official state flower – Purple violet
Official state bird – The Eastern Goldfinch
State Colors – Buff and Blue
State animal – The Horse
State Fruit – The Blueberry
State Tree – The Red Oak
New Jersey is also one of wealthiest states in the U.S. and it has several world-class attractions. If you are planning to visit the state, don’t forget to check out the following places: Atlantic City Boardwalk, Ocean City, Liberty State Park, New Jersey State Museum, Cape May, Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Water Park, Battleship New Jersey, Adventure Aquarium and Six Flags Great Adventure and Wild Safari.