East Brunswick, NJ
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East Brunswick is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 46,603 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 89.07% 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 (15.70%), office and administrative support (12.56%), and sales jobs (12.07%).

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.

One downside of living in East Brunswick, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.19 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in East Brunswick use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of East Brunswick‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

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 53.26% 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 2010 was $41,956, 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 $167,824 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 Irish, Polish, German, and Egyptian.

East Brunswick also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.40%.

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