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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education

Cons

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


What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City 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.



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Quick Facts About New York


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in New York is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. New York jobs have Increased by 2.96 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, New York's cost of living is 80.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, New York's population is 8,550,410 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.77 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 41 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in New York is $581,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 19.70 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    New York public schools spend $25,257 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 3.5 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)
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Living in Brooklyn, NY
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