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New Brunswick
  • Town in New Jersey

Report Card

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

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New Brunswick is a town in New Jersey with a population of 55,960. New Brunswick is in Middlesex County. Living in New Brunswick offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In New Brunswick there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in New Brunswick and residents tend to be liberal.

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About New Brunswick...
Population
55,960

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$251,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,470
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    81%
  • Own
    19%
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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
    271.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    171.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    398.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,469.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    116.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    30%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    6%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    36%
    national  12%

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