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New Jersey Whitetail Deer Hunting Habitat Guide


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New Jersey Whitetail Deer Harvest Data

New Jersey's white-tailed deer harvest data is shown in the table below. The records show New Jersey's white-tailed deer harvest for 2015 is 41320 deer.

The table includes the deer harvest density for New Jersey's deer habitat as described below. The 2015 white-tailed deer harvest density for New Jersey's deer habitat is 8.26 deer per square mile.

DeerNew Jersey HarvestDeer Per Sq. Mile
BucksN/AN/A
AnterlessN/AN/A
Total413208.26

New Jersey Whitetail Deer Habitat

New Jersey's total land area is 7635 square miles. This includes 2332 square miles of urbanized areas, 298 square miles of water, and other areas that are not considered as deer habitat. The potential deer habitat within New Jersey is comprised of 4949 square miles of land distributed in the land types shown below.

Habitat Land TypeSquare Miles
Forest2106
Grassland365
Crops719
Wetland1603
Shrubland156
Total Habitat4949

New Jersey Deer Hunting by County

Deer hunting and habitat information. Data is also provided about Eco Regions and Geo Points.

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