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NEW JERSEYANS REMAIN MIXED ABOUT GARDEN STATE’S QUALITY OF LIFE; IT’S A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE, BUT NOT TO LOOK FOR WORK OR RETIRE

Almost six in 10 New Jersey residents call their state a good or excellent place to live, but those who call the Garden State home clearly recognize its strengths and weaknesses, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While 58 percent believe New Jersey is a good or excellent place to raise a family and about 70 … Read more …

Posted at 2:30 pm December 15, 2015, in Business, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Entertainment, Family, New Jersey, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Quality of Life, Recreation, Retirement, Right Direction Wrong Track, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes, Unemployment

NEW JERSEY TO REST OF US: WE’RE PROUD OF OUR STATE; LOCATION, BEACHES, QUALITY OF LIFE MAKE JERSEY GREAT

From the Skylands to the tip of Cape May, residents of the Garden State are proud to live in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. More than three-quarters of New Jerseyans say they take pride in living here, including 56 percent who exhibit “a lot” of pride. Conversely, only 18 percent say they … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 21, 2015, in New Jersey, Quality of Life, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS ON THEIR DAILY SERVICES AND LIFE IN THE GARDEN STATE: IT’S ALL COMING UP ROSES

Life in New Jersey is good. The vast majority of New Jersey residents are extremely well satisfied with a wide array of services they use in their daily lives. And relatedly, three-quarters rate the Garden State an “excellent” or “good” place to live.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New Jersey, Quality of Life, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MY LIFE’S SO BRIGHT I’VE GOT TO WEAR SHADES! NEW JERSEYANS FACE THE NEXT DECADE WITH OPTIMISM ABOUT BASIC QUALITY OF LIFE ISSUES

Yep. Things look pretty good. The average New Jerseyan is decidedly optimistic about the future. Consider the following: • For every person who thinks they and their family will have less money to spend, there are 13 who think they will have more to spend in the next 10 years or so. • For every … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am December 27, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Quality of Life, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

WHITHER NEW JERSEY? HOW THE PUBLIC EXPECTS THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE GARDEN STATE TO CHANGE OVER THE NEXT DECADE

Where is New Jersey heading at the turn of the century? What will the Garden State be like as a place to live, to get an education and a job, raise a Family, settle down and retire? Will race relations improve or sour? Will the gap between the cities and suburbs grow? Will traffic and over-crowding become … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am December 26, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New Jersey, Quality of Life, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

QUALITY OF LIFE IN NEW JERSEY; MOBILITY AND SOCIABILITY

While there is pessimism about the overall quality of life in New Jersey, most residents plan to stay in the state. Overall, 7-in- 10 residents feel there is increasing anger about the quality of life in New Jersey. However, half say New Jersey residents rate their quality of life the same as people in other … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 13, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Quality of Life, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll