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Somerset County Ranked Number 5 in America

By TAP INTO THE BREEZE STAFF

August 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County was named as one of the 10 best counties in America, by Movoto.

Somerset ranks in as number 5 in the list that includes counties in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey.

The ranking, according to Movoto, was based on unemployment rate, median household income, median rent, median home price, percent of families below the poverty line and high school graduation rate.

According to the site, Somerset County is one of America’s oldest counties, with the fourth highest median household income and the fourth lowest poverty on the list. The county has a pricey median rent and housing costs.

Morris County comes in at number 6 on the list.

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