Population decline in Salem County due to lack of development, municipal officials say
There are 6 comments on the The Jersey Journal story from May 21, 2015, titled Population decline in Salem County due to lack of development, municipal officials say. In it, The Jersey Journal reports that:
Salem County overall has seen a decline in population, with Pennsville Township carrying the largest residential loss - a difference of 404 from 2010, according to recently released Census data . Within the past several years, Pennsville's total population has decreased from 13,409 in 2010 to 13,005 as of 2014.
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#1 May 24, 2015
High taxes drove me away
#2 Jun 29, 2015
Yes Joe the main problem is the taxes in proportion to the services and convenience its pathetic.
#3 Oct 17, 2016
People and business are leaving because of high taxes and high electric bills . also there is nothing here bowling alley and movie theatre closed no places to eat at night we all enjoy deep water diner in Carneys point or you have to go to Delaware to find a decent resterant that is open late . yes pennsville is not like it uses to be its becoming a ghost town .the trash stickers are oitragus we use to take our trash to the land fill now its stupid sticker. I can't wait yo go down south and enjoy life
#4 Apr 13, 2018
Taxes are driving people out. The corrupt politicians. More will be going thanks to the Gov. and the tax and spend demoncrats.
#5 Apr 13, 2018
Other states provide same services and more and have a much lower property tax. Ask, where IS the money going? Pockets.
#6 May 2, 2018
It's the high taxes that is driving people out. And more will leave as NJ just hit an all time high with taxes and still #1 for the most overtaxed state in the country with the highest taxes.
Not just Salem but Cumberland, Atlantic, etc.
If Bridgeton didn't have so many illegals it would be a ghost town. Maybe 3,000 residents without county illegals.
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