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

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New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


Quick Facts About Newark

    The unemployment rate in Newark is 10.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newark jobs have Increased by 0.46 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Newark's cost of living is 21.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Newark's population is 276,478 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.08 percent.
    Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Newark is $226,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.00 percent.
    Newark public schools spend $23,551 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14 students per teacher in Newark.

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re: Life in Newark, NJ - 8/30/2012
Thanks for your statement but the bigger question is why haven't you moved yet if your experience in Newark has been this bad? What section do you live in?... (read more)
Life in Newark, NJ
I've lived in Newark for 24 years. In that time, I've been mugged more than 5 times, 3 of which are on record. I've been stabbed at work, also on record (no... (read more)
Newark/ Brick City- A diamond in the rough
I lived in Newark for a short time in the Ironbound and now I live nearby. I had a great time there-some of the happiest, most fun-loving people. The neighborhood has... (read more)
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