East Brunswick, NJ
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Living in East Brunswick


East Brunswick is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 45,235 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, East Brunswick is the 32nd largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in East Brunswick are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

East Brunswick is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Brunswick is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Brunswick who work in management occupations (13.08%), office and administrative support (12.63%), and sales jobs (10.39%).

Also of interest is that East Brunswick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, East Brunswick is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, East Brunswick really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is East Brunswick perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In East Brunswick, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.64 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, East Brunswick is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the East Brunswick area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to East Brunswick, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. East Brunswick is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.96% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in East Brunswick in 2018 was $49,191, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $196,764 for a family of four.

East Brunswick is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call East Brunswick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Brunswick residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Brunswick include Italian, Irish, Polish, German, and Egyptian.

East Brunswick also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.79%.

The most common language spoken in East Brunswick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.