N.J. needs to be more affordable to keep workforce, leaders say

January 13, 2017

Census data released in December shows how much the state has changed over the past decade, particularly in Hunterdon County as more people move to urban centers in the northeastern part of the state.

James W. Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, told NJ Advance Media that Hunterdon County shows how those who grew up in rural and suburban communities in the 1980s and 1990s are moving away.

“If the current trend continues, Hunterdon County will have only two forms of adults: the unwed and the undead,” Hughes said at the time.

NJ.com, January 11

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