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-Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island Metro Area

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 New York

    The unemployment rate in New York is 7.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. New York jobs have Increased by 1.84 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, New York's cost of living is 68.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, New York's population is 8,199,221 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.62 percent.
    Average Commute time is 39 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in New York is $466,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.60 percent.
    New York public schools spend $0 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in New York.

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NYC.. It has it all
Living in Manhattan my whole life and having traveled the wide world, i consider NYC to be the center of my universe. East to west, from lower Manhattan to half up the... (read more)
re: Living in Brooklyn, NY - 9/2/2014
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