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-Nearby college town
-Historic interest
-Moderate living costs


-Long commutes
-Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Trenton-Ewing 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.


  • Profile: Capital city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 56
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Princeton
  • Zip Codes: Princeton (zip 08542)

Quick Facts About Princeton

    The unemployment rate in Princeton (zip 08542) is 5.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Princeton (zip 08542) jobs have Increased by 1.00 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Princeton (zip 08542)'s cost of living is 53.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Princeton (zip 08542)'s population is 4,755 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 42.41 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Princeton (zip 08542) is $423,500. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.90 percent.
    Princeton (zip 08542) public schools spend $20,101 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Princeton (zip 08542).

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