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Pros

-Historic interest
-Educated population
-Attractive setting

Cons

-Economic cycles
-Entertainment
-Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Kingston Metro Area


Kingston is a pleasant but nondescript town in the Hudson River Valley south of Albany and 100 miles north of New York City. As the first capital of New York, the town contains some sites of historic interest enhanced by the nearby mansions of 19th-century tycoons such as the Vanderbilt family. The setting is attractive and nearby Catskill Mountains ski areas and the Ashokan Reservoir provide some recreation,


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Highland is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Highland jobs have Increased by 1.14 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Highland's cost of living is 0.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Highland's population is 5,315 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.32 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 12 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Highland is $180,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -10.78%.
    SCHOOLS
    Highland public schools spend $18,915 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Highland.

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  4/20/2009
90 Miles north of Manhattan

The hamlet of Highland, NY is a peaceful quiet place. Located across the Hudson River from Poughkeepsie, It is a sleepy town with no major industry except for the apple... (Read More)

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