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TRENTON, N. J., October 31st, 1901. To His Excellency Foster M. Voorhees, Governor of New Jersey:

SIR-I have the honor to herewith transmit the twenty-fifth annual report of the Board of Health of the State of New Jersey, and the report of the Bureau of Vital Statistics for the statistical year ending June 30th, 1901.

Very respectfully,
HENRY MITCHELL,

Lecretary.

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Secretary's Report.

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Hon. Foster M. Voorhees, Governor :

Your EXCELLENCY—The population of New Jersey by the United States census of 1900 was 1,883,669, and the estimated population for 1901 is 1,925,781. Following is a table showing the population of the State by counties and cities of over 5,000 inhabitants for the census years 1890, 1895 and 1900 :

TABLE 1.-SHOWING POPULATION OF COUNTIES AND CITIES OF OVER 5,000 IN

HABITANTS IN NEW JERSEY, BY U. S. CENSUS OF 1900, COMPARED WITH POPOLATION BY STATE CENSUS OF 1895 AND U. S. CENSUS OF 1890.

COUNTIES AND CITIES.

Population,
U. S. census
1890.

Population
New Jersey,
State census
1895.

Population,
U. S. census
1900.

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Atlantic County

Atlantic City.. Bergen County.....

Englewood..

Hackensack Burlington County

Burlington City.. Camden County..

Camden City ......

Gloucester City.... Cape May County...... Cumberland County.

Bridgeton.........

Millville.. Essex County.....

28,836
13,055
47,226

4,785
6,004
58,528

8,198 87,687 58,313

6,564 11,268 45,438 11,424 10,002 256,098 13,282

34,750 18,329 65,415 5,433 7,282 59,117

7,844 100,104 63,467

6,225 12,855 49,815 13,292 10,466 312,000 17,927 11,753 215,806 22,792 31,191 328,080 19,856

46,402 27,838 78,441

6,253 9,443 58,241

7,392 107,643 75,935 6,840 13,201 51,193 13,913 10,583 359,053 21,506 13,962 246,070 24,141 31,905 386,048 32,722 10,596 TABLE 1.-SHOWING POPULATION OF COUNTIES AND CITIES OF OVER 5,000 IN

East Orange...
Montclair.
Newark..

Orange..
Gloucester County.
Hudson County.......

Bayonne.
Harrison.
Hoboken.......

8,656
181,830
18,844
28,649
275,126
19,033

8,338 43,648

9,674 54,083

59,364

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HABITANTS IN NEW JERSEY, BY U. S. CENSUS OF 1900, COMPARED WITH POPU-
LATION BY STATE CENSUS OF 1895 AND U. S. CENSUS OF 1890 - Continued.

COUNTIES AND CITIES.

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163,033
10,643
35,355
79,978
57,458
61,754
18,603
9,512
4,330
69,128

7,231
54,101

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Hudson County-Continued.

Jersey City.....

Town of Union.. Hunterdon County.. Mercer County..

Trenton
Middlesex County,

New Brunswick ...............
Perth Amboy..

South Amboy...
Monmouth County.

Long Branch Morris County ....

Dover.

Morristown Ocean County ... Passaic County..

Passaic City

Paterson .. Salem County.....

Salem City
Somerset County..
Sussex County.
Union County.

Elizabeth. ........
Plainfield..

Rahway...
Warren County..

Phillipsburg..

182,713
13,336
35,334
85,538
62,518
70,058
19,910
13,030

5,571
75,543

7,333 59,536

5,021 10,290 18,739 133,227

17,894 133,227 26,084

6,337 30,447 22,586 85,404 43,834 13,629

7,945 37,283 9,081

206,433
15,187
34,507
95,365
73,307
79,762
20,006
17,699

6,349
82,057

8,872 65,156

5,938 11,267 19,747 155,202

27,777 105,171 25,530 5,811 32,948 24,134 99,353 52,130 15,369

7,935 37,781 10,052

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Births. The number of births recorded in New Jersey during the year ending June 30th, 1901, was 33,804. This is equivalent to a birth-rate of 17.55 for each thousand of the estimated population. In the counties the birth-rate, as shown by the records, was as follows: Atlantic, 17.585; Bergen, 15.885; Burlington, 12.860; Camden, 15.583; Cape May, 14.167; Cumberland, 18.263; Essex, 21.738; Gloucester, 15.039; Hudson, 21.05; Hunterdon, 12.229; Mercer, 8.394; Middlesex, 18.151; Monmouth, 11.276; Morris, 12.748 ; Ocean, 16.040; Passaic, 20.175; Salem, 13.926; Somerset, 13,991;

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