If you do any driving in New Jersey, no one needs to tell you there are a lot of cars on New Jersey's roads. But the actual number may shock you.

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Experienced New Jersey drivers see hundreds of cars on our state's roads every single day, and for a physically small state, the number of cars registered to be on our roads is pretty jaw-dropping.

It turns out that New Jersey is not the car capital of the country, and you wouldn't expect a small state like ours to be, but our national ranking is pretty impressive.

According to a report at Statista, New Jersey ranks as number 13 in America. California is at the top of the list.

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So, how many cars are roaming the roads of the Garden State?  See if you can wrap your head around this number.

New Jersey has just over two and a half million cars in the state according to the report published just a few months ago.

Now, you may be saying to yourself that you thought there were about 2 million cars just on the Garden State Parkway this summer, and you might be right, but those weren't all New Jersey cars.

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For the record, California, the top car state in America is home to over 14 million vehicles. Yes, it's a huge state, but that is still a stunning number.

And our neighboring states have some pretty impressive numbers as well. There are almost 4 million cars in Pennsylvania, and New Tork even has just over 3 million.

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