And yet 8.86 MILLION people still live in New Jersey, and MORE people keep coming.<quoted text>
Besides eating too many doughnuts, NJ has the second highest tax burden in the country. Only CT is worse. They rank 41st in unemployment, 1 is lowest rate, 50 is highest.
There is no explaining stupid.
Unlike Michigan where the people have been abandoning the state in droves because our economy is in the crapper. We are the only state to actually have a net population LOSS over the past decade. And everyone who CAN get out continues to leave when they get the chance. Virtually no young person stays in this state after they graduate from college. All we have left are retired people & those on welfare. And the minute they try to touch even a penny of my pension in taxes I'm outta here too.