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Somerset, New Jersey   Add Favorite    7 Reviews | Review This Place




Pros

-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River See Local Real Estate
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City: Somerset
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Somerset


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Somerset is 4.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Somerset jobs have Increased by 1.32 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Somerset's cost of living is 20.90% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Somerset's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Somerset's population is 24,375 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.44 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 8 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Somerset is $264,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.58%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Somerset public schools spend $20,300 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.6 students per teacher in Somerset. Learn more...

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Somerset Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Somerset. Home Appreciation is up 1.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Somerset Real Estate.
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  8/15/2014
Moving to Somerset

I am moving to Somerset. I have heard that Cost of living to too high in somerset. I am getting a pay Of $72,800.00 per year. Can I survive with this pay. I am moving... (Read More)

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  7/1/2007
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