The Tri-State Region is commonly used in the area surrounding
New York Cityto unambiguously refer to the greater metropolitan area.
Roughly speaking, the New York Tri-State area encompasses the populated areas in the states of
New Jersey, New York, and Connecticutthat are within a typical commuting distance of Manhattan(by car or railway) or alternatively, the coverage area of the broadcast television stations that operate from Manhattan.
An advantage of the term is that it allows the inclusion of more outlying rural areas that are still within commuting distance of Manhattan. The term is especially favored in advertising and the broadcast news media, especially in advertisements for auto dealerships, but is used in common speech as well.
Tri-State generally include the following:
*Southern New York State
New York City(includes the Five Boroughs)
*Northern New Jersey
**Ocean County (North of Toms River)
**New Haven County
Municipalities in the Tri-State Region with more than 100,000 residents include:
New York City(8,143,197)
Newark, New Jersey(280,666)
Jersey City, New Jersey(239,614)
Yonkers, New York(196,086)
Paterson, New Jersey(149,222)
Elizabeth, New Jersey(125,809)
New Haven, Connecticut(124,001)
Edison, New Jersey(100,499)
New York metropolitan area
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