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Rural Health Information Hub

New Jersey

Key Contact for New Jersey

New Jersey State Office of Rural Health

Phone: 609.292.1495

Statewide resource for rural health concerns. Collects and shares rural health information, provides technical assistance, and encourages recruitment and retention of health professionals in rural areas.
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New Jersey Rural Healthcare Facilities

Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
*Sites located outside of Urbanized Areas according to July 2022.

Selected Social Determinants of Health for New Jersey

5.4% percent of New Jersey residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS), the average per capita income for New Jersey residents in 2020 was $73,460. Based on 2020 ACS data, ERS reports that the state-wide poverty rate is 9.4% and 9.5% of the population has not completed high school (ERS report, 2017-2021 ACS data). The unemployment rate in New Jersey is 6.3% (USDA-ERS, 2021).

For a national comparison, please see an overview of the United States.

Data Sources
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets


There are more organizations related to New Jersey in the organizations section.

Last Reviewed: 3/15/2023