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-Arts and culture
-Historic interest


-Low economic growth
-Some urban decay
-Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area

The “City of Brotherly Love,” a direct translation of its name from the Greek language, is one of the ten largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Philadelphia served as the nation’s first capital and cultural center before being replaced in these roles by Washington, D.C., and New York City, respectively. Since the Industrial Revolution, the city has prospered as an important port and manufacturing center. Today, it’s part of an economic corridor of large cities stretching down the East Coast from Boston to Washington, D.C.


Quick Facts About Norristown

    The unemployment rate in Norristown is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Norristown jobs have Increased by 1.44 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Norristown's cost of living is 1.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Norristown's population is 34,217 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.08 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Norristown is $117,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.90 percent.
    Norristown public schools spend $17,591 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Norristown.

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