NEW JERSEY
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 8,886,025
Lung Cancer Deaths:
3,488
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 53

Lung Cancer Cases
6,006
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  427

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 1,234,094
Percent by Radon Level  
 
  < 2 pCi/L

 
  ≥ 2 to < 4 pCi/L

 
  ≥ 4 pCi/L

Housing Units by Structure Type
1 to 4 Units 5 or More Units Total
Existing 2,872,670 743,193 3,615,863
New 13,524 22,981 36,505
Public Schools: 2,564
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required State Certification
Radon Standards in Effect EPA; ANSI-AARST; ASTM
Homebuyer Protection Required Disclosure Only
Radon System Requirement for New Homes Tier 1 Municipalities
    Type of New Home Where Required All Residential Buildings
    Standard/Code for Radon System in New Homes NJ Radon Hazard Subcode
School Testing Required No
Radon System Requirement for New Schools Tier 1 Municipalities