I have lived 32 of my 40 years in Vineland and it has gone down hill. Trying to find a place that is affordable to live and a decent paying job to support my 2 children plus have a good education is near impossible. The high school does not have enough money to supply our children with school books to bring home so all 'homework' is completed in school during class. The most you can make as an hourly wage is about $10 unless you have a degree, or become a corrections officer, fire fighter or police officer, than of course you can make more. I am an EMT/MA. The most I will make here in Cumberland County is $10-11/hr. Taxes on homes were just reassessed creating a huge commotion around here. We have lost values on our homes, taxes have gone up......go figure. Southern NJ is not a place where most WANT to live....it is a place where you want to LEAVE. I am doing everything I can to move out of this state.