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Pros

-Nearby college town
-Historic interest
-Moderate living costs

Cons

-Economy
-Long commutes
-Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Trenton Metro Area


Trenton, the capital of New Jersey, contains a fairly typical mix of government activities with a strong complement of commercial and industrial activities typically found in Mid-sized Eastern cities. Unlike most New Jersey cities, it is more tied economically to the Delaware Valley and Philadelphia than it is to the New York area, but like many places in the state, the area is characterized by contrasts. Numerous well-preserved historic districts date back to the Revolutionary War. Impoverished areas are also present and there’s a strong working-class element.

Highlights


Capital city - Western New Jersey along the Delaware River and Pennsylvania border, 40 miles north of Philadelphia See local real estate
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Mercer County
Metro Area: Trenton Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Pennington
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 56 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Pennington


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Pennington is 4.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pennington jobs have Increased by 3.17 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Pennington's cost of living is 61.10% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Pennington's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Pennington's population is 2,598 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.40 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Pennington is $507,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -13.71%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Pennington public schools spend $21,898 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.1 students per teacher in Pennington. Learn more...

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  1/4/2014
Very Nice Town

It seems like a very nice town, but we since we just moved in, it's too early to... (Read More)

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  8/26/2007
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Cost of property taxes even with the recent reevaluation is making living in Pennington unrealistic. Most of our neighbors are moving 3 miles away to Yardley PA where... (Read More)

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