New Brunswick, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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New Brunswick, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
55,960
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
34.4%
Median Home
$251,100
Median Income
$43,783
Median Rent
$1,470

New Brunswick SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
6

New Brunswick, NJ Crime Report

1,373
Total Crimes
2,452.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-1.00%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
New Brunswick
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,373 2,452.0 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 262 467.9 206.9 366.7
Murder 3 5.4 2.9 5.0
Robbery 96 171.4 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 152 271.5 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 1,111 1,984.1 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 223 398.2 184.6 340.5
Larceny 823 1,469.8 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 65 116.1 116.4 219.9

New Brunswick, NJ Cost Of Living

119
New Brunswick's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense New Brunswick New Jersey National Average
Overall 119 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 104 102 100
Housing 140 158 100
Transportation 107 110 100
Utilities 104 100 100

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Rankings for New Brunswick in New Jersey

Map Of New Brunswick, NJ

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Population over time in New Brunswick

Year Population % Change
2019 55,960 -0.2%
2018 56,084 -1.2%
2017 56,792 0.6%
2016 56,427 0.2%
2015 56,338 1.0%
2014 55,804 1.0%
2013 55,275 0.2%
2012 55,151 1.2%
2011 54,500 1.1%
2010 53,933 -

Race / Ethnicity in New Brunswick

White
26.7% (14,943)
African American
15.3% (8,565)
American Indian
0.1% (29)
Asian
9.7% (5,451)
Hawaiian
0.1% (29)
Other
0.1% (35)
Two Or More
1.3% (736)
Hispanic
46.8% (26,172)
Race New Brunswick NJ USA
White 26.7% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 15.3% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 9.7% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 46.8% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in New Brunswick

Female
52.2% (29,217)
Male
47.8% (26,743)
Gender New Brunswick NJ USA
Female 52.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in New Brunswick for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
23.0% (12,870)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (7,274)
High School / GED
24.0% (13,430)
Some College
13.0% (7,274)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,798)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (6,715)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,357)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,119)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,119)
Education New Brunswick NJ USA
< 9th Grade 23.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For New Brunswick, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
14.4% (807,564)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (372,750)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (645,832)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (638,896)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (639,991)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (901,391)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (518,783)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (617,721)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.3% (294,622)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (158,446)
Income New Brunswick NJ USA
Less than $10,000 14.4% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.3% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 14.0% 7.7%

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