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Pros

-Nearby college town
-Historic interest
-Moderate living costs

Cons

-Economy
-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.


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Highlights


  • Location: Western New Jersey along the Delaware River and Pennsylvania border, 40 miles north of Philadelphia
  • Country: United States
  • State: New Jersey
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  • Metro Area: Trenton Metro Area

Quick Facts About Trenton


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Trenton Metro Area is 4.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Trenton Metro Area jobs have Increased by 3.17 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Trenton Metro Area's cost of living is 13.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Trenton Metro Area's population is 371,398 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.00 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Trenton Metro Area is $229,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -15.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Trenton Metro Area public schools spend $20,014 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.2 students per teacher in Trenton Metro Area.

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