New Jersey often ranks as one of the greatest states. So why does everyone want to leave?

New Jersey is one of the best places to live in the United States. But it also seems that most people who live here want to leave.

Nov 30, 2022, 3:49 AM

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New Jersey is one of the best places to live in the United States. But it also seems that most people who live here want to leave.
By almost any measurable standard or study, those two seemingly contradictory statements are, in fact, true.
On today's episode of "Brian's Positively New Jersey," Brian Donohue explores the great New Jersey Paradox by which the state consistently ranks at or near the top of every quality-of-life index, yet almost six in 10 New Jersey residents say they someday plan or hope to leave the state.


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