Norristown, Pennsylvania 

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Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Education
-Historic interest
Cons
-Low economic growth
-Some urban decay
-Violent crime

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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.


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City: Norristown
Zip Codes: 19401
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Norristown is 4.90% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Norristown jobs have increased by 1.82%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Norristown's cost of living is 4.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Norristown's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Norristown's population is 34,412 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.91%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Norristown is $125,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.77%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Norristown public schools spend $19,121 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Norristown. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Norristown

It's a good time to buy in Norristown. Home Appreciation is up 2.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Norristown Real Estate.

The median home price in Norristown is $125,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Norristown    2 Reviews
Intended relocation - 6/22/2009
No review yet, rather a preview: We are looking to relocate from Hong Kong to Philadelphia or its environs and, via Internet sources, we get the impression that... (Read More)

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"Hollywood is coming to Norristown" - 12/2/2008
Keep an eye out here for news of the(10 sound stage) Movie Studio coming to Norristown. Norristown Real Estate values are on the rise(Zillow.com)and may go even higher,... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA
19401