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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population42,392
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens10.6%
Employed Population 16+21,456
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.2%
Median Earnings25+$51,086
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,301
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,292

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,333
% Above Poverty Level93%
% Below Poverty Level7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation8.1%

Housing

People Living Alone22.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,477
Median House Value$301,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)52.3%
Italian8.6%
Irish6.5%
German4.5%
Polish3.6%
African3%
English2.8%
West Indian2.1%
Hungarian2%
Russian1.8%
Arab1.4%
Jamaican1.3%
Ghanaian0.9%
Greek0.8%
Egyptian0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Nigerian0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Czech0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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North Brunswick Almanac

CategoryValue
County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes8902
Phone Area Codes732,848,908
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.45
Approximate 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)

StationNEW BRUNSWICK 3 SE
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationHIGHTSTOWN 2 W
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip47.6 inches
StationFREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip46.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Brunswick48,404$121,857
Highland Park14,245$85,519
Milltown7,016$120,011
New Brunswick56,427$37,455
Piscataway57,432$101,425
South River16,305$79,460

North Brunswick Public Libraries

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

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North Brunswick Public Schools

Arthur M. Judd
1595 Roosevelt Avenue
ZIP: 8902
(732) 289-3202
Primary
Total Enrollment 783
John Adams
1420 Redmond Street
ZIP: 8902
(732) 289-3102
Primary
Total Enrollment 738
Linwood Middle School
25 Linwood Place
ZIP: 8902
(732) 289-3602
Middle
Total Enrollment 1342
Livingston Park
1128 Livingston Avenue
ZIP: 8902
(732) 289-3302
Primary
Total Enrollment 702
North Brunswick Township High School
98 Raider Road
ZIP: 8902
(732) 289-3702
High
Total Enrollment 1805
Parsons
116 Hollywood Street
ZIP: 8902
(732) 289-3402
Primary
Total Enrollment 794

North Brunswick Private Schools

Cheder Menachem
1001 Finnegan Lane
ZIP: 8902
Elementary
Total Enrollment 40
Clockwork Learning Center
2000 Route 27
ZIP: 8902
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Creative Nursery School
303 Old Georges Rd
ZIP: 8902
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Keyboard Kids International
610 Towne Centre Dr
ZIP: 8902
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Kiddie Kingdom Childcare & Learning Center
2190 Us Highway 130
ZIP: 8902
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
The Kiddie Network
854 Livingston Ave
ZIP: 8902
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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