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Poll: Nearly Half New Jersey Residents Are Planning On Leaving The State

Morristown, N.J. (CBSNewYork) - A new poll shows nearly half of New Jersey residents plan to leave the state.

A recent survey conducted for the Garden State Initiative and Fairleigh Dickinson University found:

  • 44% of New Jersey residents are planning to leave the state in the not-so-distant future
  • One in four residents, or 28 percent, plan to depart the Garden State within five years

As to why they plan to leave, many cited high property taxes and overall cost of living as the main reasons.

For complete poll results, click here.

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