Most Expensive New Brunswick Neighborhoods
New Brunswick is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 57,080 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, New Brunswick is the 19th largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Brunswick is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Brunswick is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Brunswick who work in food service (11.04%), office and administrative support (10.85%) and maintenance occupations (7.92%).
In addition, New Brunswick is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. Naturally, collegiate life has a major influence on local New Brunswick culture, lifestyle and entertainment options. New Brunswick really pulses to the beat of the academic calendar. In New Brunswick every fall, returning students reinvigorate the community, who you will notice are all over town, buying groceries, out with friends, and getting acquainted or re-acquainted with each other and New Brunswick. One of the beneficial effects that colleges provide is that they tend to be lasting institutions that deliver direct economic benefits to the local economy in the form of such things as jobs for faculty and staff, and spending by students. New Brunswick benefits directly from this.
A lot of people in New Brunswick take taxis for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in New Brunswick, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The education level of New Brunswick citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.48% of adults 25 and older in New Brunswick have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Brunswick in 2010 was $14,119, which is low income relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,476 for a family of four. However, New Brunswick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. New Brunswick also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.86% of its population below the federal poverty line.
New Brunswick is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Brunswick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Brunswick residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. New Brunswick also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 55.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Brunswick include Italian, Irish and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of New Brunswick's cultural character, accounting for 38.57% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in New Brunswick is Spanish. Some people also speak English.
|NEW BRUNSWICK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||13,866|
|NEW BRUNSWICK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||18.10%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||81.90%|
|TYPE OF NEW BRUNSWICK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||20.68%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.10%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||34.04%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||38.07%|
|SIZE OF NEW BRUNSWICK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.09%|
|AGE OF NEW BRUNSWICK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.66%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||23.25%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||43.10%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||21.99%|
|NEW BRUNSWICK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$264,673|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,641|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||3.51%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||5.06%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||23.88%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||39.44%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||16.76%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||6.57%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||4.41%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF NEW BRUNSWICK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.80%|
|5 TO 17||15.19%|
|18 TO 24||31.35%|
|25 TO 34||16.98%|
|35 TO 54||18.72%|
|55 TO 64||5.32%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||4.64%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||62.44%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$38,399|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$14,119|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||34.86%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Accommodation (12.62%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.58%)
Public Service (2.21%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.43%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.28%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.56%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.75%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||55.60%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (4.38%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||Spanish (49.87%)
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