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Overview

Introduction to North Brunswick, New Jersey

North Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex county, is 5 miles SW of Piscataway, New Jersey and 25 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. Part of the surrounding Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metro area, North Brunswick is home to some 36,287 residents.

North Brunswick History

North Brunswick Township is basically a reference to the area "Northward of New Brunswick". It was formally incorporated on February 21, 1798 as one of New Jersey's initial townships. Later on, parts of this town have been taken to form the Milltown and the East Brunswick Townships. North Brunswick has a Mayor-Council-Administrator form of local government, which is a result of a Charter Study conducted in the year 1982.

North Brunswick and nearby Attractions

  • Hungarian Heritage Museum
  • Mason Gross School of the Arts Gallery
  • New Brunswick Cultural Center Inc
  • Tara Greens Golf Center
  • Ellis Island
  • Menlo Park Mall

Things To Do In North Brunswick

Travelers to North Brunswick can visit the nearby places of historical interest like the Hungarian Heritage Museum, the New Brunswick Cultural Center Inc, and the New Jersey Museum of Agriculture. There are a number of art galleries, including the Mason Gross School of the Arts Gallery, and the Gallery at Crossroads. Apart from this, one can also visit the historical buildings in Ellis Island, or simply spend a quiet day golfing at the 9-hole course at Tara Greens Golf Center.

North Brunswick Transportation

Newark International is the local airport.

North Brunswick Higher Education

Rutgers University is the local university.

People

Total Population 42,268
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 10.2%
Employed Population 16+ 21,665
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 50.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 45.8%
Median Earnings25+ $50,798
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,410
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,694

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,867
% Above Poverty Level 92.8%
% Below Poverty Level 7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 7.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,447
Median House Value $300,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 5.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Brunswick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SW of Piscataway, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey
County Middlesex
Standard Zip Codes 08902
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.45
Longitude -74.48

North Brunswick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEW BRUNSWICK 3 SE
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station HIGHTSTOWN 2 W
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station FREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
East Brunswick 48,426 $119,450
Highland Park 14,263 $86,648
Milltown 6,989 $115,331
New Brunswick 56,338 $37,359
Piscataway 57,348 $99,530
South River 16,274 $75,388

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Brunswick Public Libraries

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North Brunswick Free Public Library
880 HERMANN ROAD
North Brunswick, New Jersey
(732) 246-3545

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North Brunswick High Schools

NORTH BRUNSWICK TWP HIGH
98 RAIDER ROAD
732-289-3702
Serves 1,599 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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