March 1993 - Center for Public Interest Polling
Fully two-thirds of New Jersey residents feel that crime is a very serious problem in the state. In addition, three-in-ten residents feel crime has increased in their neighborhood over the past year while only I -in-20 say it has gone down; and more than half now say that crime is at least a somewhat serious … Read more …
Close to two-fifths of New Jerseyans feel that in the next two or three years there is likely to be racial trouble in their community. In addition, half or more residents feel that in New Jersey people who are gay or lesbian, Blacks, Hispanics, and women are discriminated against.
A majority of New Jersey residents continue to express concerns over economic conditions in the state, with 72 percent describing New Jersey in bad economic times. This is, however, an improvement over one year ago when 84 percent felt the state was experiencing bad times economically.