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Bound Brook
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Bound Brook is a suburb of New York City with a population of 10,288. Bound Brook is in Somerset County. Living in Bound Brook offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Bound Brook and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Bound Brook are above average.

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About Bound Brook...
Population
10,288

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$273,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,443
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    87.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    58.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    107.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    955.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    29.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

Working in Bound Brook

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,540
National
$62,843

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