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

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Quick Facts About Somerset

    The unemployment rate in Somerset is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Somerset jobs have Increased by 0.39 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Somerset's cost of living is 29.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Somerset's population is 22,790 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.81 percent.
    Average Commute time is 36 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Somerset is $263,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.70 percent.
    Somerset public schools spend $17,848 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Somerset.

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