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  • Location: Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
  • Country: United States
  • State: New Jersey
  • County: Bergen County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Bergen

    The unemployment rate in Bergen County is 4.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bergen County jobs have Increased by 2.01 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bergen County's cost of living is 49.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Bergen County's population is 938,506 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.73 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Bergen County is $428,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.86%.
    Bergen County public schools spend $20,242 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in Bergen County.

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