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-Nearby college town
-Historic interest
-Moderate living costs


-Long commutes
-Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Trenton Metro Area

Trenton, the capital of New Jersey, contains a fairly typical mix of government activities with a strong complement of commercial and industrial activities typically found in Mid-sized Eastern cities. Unlike most New Jersey cities, it is more tied economically to the Delaware Valley and Philadelphia than it is to the New York area, but like many places in the state, the area is characterized by contrasts. Numerous well-preserved historic districts date back to the Revolutionary War. Impoverished areas are also present and there’s a strong working-class element.


Capital city - Western New Jersey along the Delaware River and Pennsylvania border, 40 miles north of Philadelphia See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Mercer County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Hamilton township (Mercer Cnty), Trenton, ... 21 total
Zip Codes: 08540, 08618, ... 21 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 56 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Mercer

    The unemployment rate in Mercer County is 4.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mercer County jobs have Increased by 3.17 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Mercer County's cost of living is 11.70% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Mercer County's Cost of Living
    Mercer County's population is 371,398 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.00 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Mercer County is $220,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -13.71%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Mercer County public schools spend $20,014 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.4 students per teacher in Mercer County. Learn more...

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