Bound Brook, NJ


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Bound Brook is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 10,497 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bound Brook is the 198th largest community in New Jersey.

Bound Brook is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bound Brook is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bound Brook who work in office and administrative support (16.63%), sales jobs (10.18%), and food service (9.18%).

Despite being a small borough, Bound Brook has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Bound Brook is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.90% of adults 25 and older in Bound Brook have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bound Brook in 2010 was $31,859, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,436 for a family of four. However, Bound Brook contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bound Brook is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Bound Brook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bound Brook residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bound Brook also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.59% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bound Brook include German, Irish, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Bound Brook's cultural character, accounting for 28.19% of the borough’s population.

The most common language spoken in Bound Brook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.