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Old 12-11-2007, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Atlantic Highlands NJ/Ponte Vedra FL/NYC
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I dont understand why anyone says Lakewood is the worst place to live! Someone has to explain this to me cause ive been there on several occasions and thought it to be one of the nicest areas ive visited in new jersey.. was i just in a nice section of town... i passed down route 9 and went to watch a AA ball game at the lakewood ballpark and thought it to be heaven compared to going to watch trenton thunder AA games up here in princeton area.. im confused
yes you were in a nice part of the town, lakewood is large and the ballpark is on the fringe, go towards rt 9, visit it's business district and you'll see it's as dumpy as any other dumpy town.
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Old 12-11-2007, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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yeah Paterson should be added
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Old 12-11-2007, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Somewhere over the Rainbow
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not all the towns posted are bad areas.. most people in this forum exagerate.. anything that's heavily populated they consider bad.. that's the reason why postings on this forum is not realiable facts.. anyone that is really concern with an area should visit the area before moving and not follow comments from this site as many comments here are comming from people who never lived in city like neighborhoods..
I completely agree with you!!! People on this forum tend to exxagerate. And the reason why people are moving out of these areas is because of property taxes!!!! My mom has a house in Paterson (as I have said before not all of Paterson is so crime ridden that you have to be afraid for your life) and now she wishes she could put it up for sale like the rest of our neighbors because of the high property taxes ($7k) that consistently increase year after year (inspite of what many of you have heard many Paterson homeowners are accessed every year and every year they increase) and the city offers nothing (they won't even pick up leaves or tree twigs unless u badger them. A company that has been there for decades is now leaving which will once again mean warehouse workers and some office workers will be out of a job many who reside in Paterson. Alot of these places get a bad rap because homeowners aka taxpayers are fed up with the inefficient City Council and other elected officials who sit back and do nothing but put the financial burdens on homeowners. I imagine what these places will look like once the homeowners bail and turn their homes into rental properties or Section 8 rental properties.
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Old 12-11-2007, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Trenton, NJ
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Hmmm yes lakewood looks like it covers a hell of a lot of ground on the map. I was down route 9 quite a bit too though near white castle/moon motel and thought that are to be ok too... lot of traffic though. i guess i just got a good impression of it not to mention the beach a short drive away. Then again I spend summer nights in Asbury Park and happen to like the place and have never encountered any problems... heard its a different world in the winter though
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Old 12-11-2007, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Trenton, NJ
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And also... it is a crime that the OP left trenton out of his list... and for anyone who leaves it out.. not only one of the worst places in New Jersey, it is constantly ranked as one the top 20 most dangerous cities in the country! I would know everytime coming home from someones house here in mercer county I end up in Trenton when making any wrong turns... this happens a lot at like 2 in the morning!!
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Little Egg harbor
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Thumbs down worst towns

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lol.. i find this list funny.. but you can add bridgeton, pleasantville, Union City, Paterson, Clifton, Passaic, Roselle, Linden, Atlantic city, ....
Add to that list,,,,,, Little Egg Harbor.....
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Back home in Kaguawagpjpa.
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oh boy here we go again! As a NYer, I'll say ALL of NJ is the worst.
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:14 AM
 
Location: NJ
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apparently Upper Saddle River, according to NJ Monthly.
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:36 AM
 
Location: PA
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Default Yes I have a place to add

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Are these The worst Places To Live In NJ Or Do You have An Even Worse List?

Some places people have said are.........

Newark Nj
Camden Nj
Jersey City Nj
East Orange Nj
Irvington Nj
Camden Nj
Elizabeth Nj
Rahway Nj
Carteret Nj

I think these towns get a bad rap, they have nice homes that are affordable
Do you have Any places to add here?
ALL OF NEW JERSEY :-)
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:42 AM
 
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I completely agree with you!!! People on this forum tend to exxagerate. And the reason why people are moving out of these areas is because of property taxes!!!! My mom has a house in Paterson (as I have said before not all of Paterson is so crime ridden that you have to be afraid for your life) and now she wishes she could put it up for sale like the rest of our neighbors because of the high property taxes ($7k) that consistently increase year after year (inspite of what many of you have heard many Paterson homeowners are accessed every year and every year they increase) and the city offers nothing (they won't even pick up leaves or tree twigs unless u badger them. A company that has been there for decades is now leaving which will once again mean warehouse workers and some office workers will be out of a job many who reside in Paterson. Alot of these places get a bad rap because homeowners aka taxpayers are fed up with the inefficient City Council and other elected officials who sit back and do nothing but put the financial burdens on homeowners. I imagine what these places will look like once the homeowners bail and turn their homes into rental properties or Section 8 rental properties.
your last few sentences really hit home. I mean what will happen when it is all renters? It will be a total mess!! YOur right!
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