Top rated financially
by Moody's and Standard Poor's.
Ranked 3rd among
United States metropolitan areas for median household effective buying
Ranked Third in
New Jersey for volume of retail sales.
Ranked second in
volume of wholesale sales in New Jersey.
ranked Second in 2003 for number of housing units authorized by building
ranked second in 2002 & 2003 for Office Square Feet authorized by
ranked First in 2003 for Office Square Feet Certified.
ranked Fourth in 2003 for Retail Square Feet authorized by building
ranted Third in 2003 for dollar amount of Construction authorized by
building permits in 2003 with over $950,713,433.00
ranked Second in 2002 for Retail Square Feet authorized by building
Ranked third in
1998 in Total Taxable Land and Improvement Value.
Third largest County
in New Jersey with an estimated population of 775,549 as of 2002.
ranked fourth in New Jersey in volume of receipts.
Ranked fifth in
1996 in Gross Income by County.
Middlesex County Ranks:
First in 1987 &
1992 in total value added by manufacturing in New Jersey.
First in value of
shipments in New Jersey in 1987 & 1992.
First in new capital
expenditures in New Jersey in 1987 & 1992.
Fifth in 1992 in
number of establishments in New Jersey.
Second in total
New Jersey in 1987 & 1992.
Second in New Jersey
in payroll (dollars) in 1987 & 1992.
Second in 1987 &
1992 in New Jersey in number of production workers.
First in 1992 in
New Jersey in total wages of production workers.
Source: Census of