Bergen leads population growth trend, halts flow to other parts of N.J.

March 24, 2016

A decades-long population shift from northeastern New Jersey to other parts of the state has come to an abrupt halt, with Bergen and Hudson counties leading a new growth trend that has potentially broad financial, political and social implications.

The New Jersey numbers reveal how a renewed interest in living and working in and around New York City is trumping a long period of ever-outward suburban sprawl, said Rutgers University demographer James Hughes.

Northjersey.com, March 23

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