TheRegion is made up of New Jersey’s four southern-most counties including Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, and Salem. The region is 1,778 square miles and 30.7% water. Atlantic County is the densest but is followed by Cape May, Cumberland, then Salem. With a population density of about 367 persons per square mile, over 600,000 residents (2010 Census) call the Region home, with over half of the population living in the Region’s largest cities and towns.
Major Roadways that traverse the Region include, Interstate 295, the New Jersey Turnpike, The Garden State Parkway, the Atlantic City Expressway, US Routes 9, 30, 40, 130, 206 and 322. Major State Routes include 45, 47, 49, 50, 54, 55, 56, and 77. To download the SJTPO Regional Profile, click here.