Statewide Claims to Fame

New Brunswick is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

New Brunswick is 10th in New Jersey out of 179 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

New Brunswick is 11th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

New Brunswick is 13th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

New Brunswick is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

New Brunswick is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in People per household

New Brunswick is 20th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

New Brunswick, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 56,160 13th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.2 68th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 10,556.9 26th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 37th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.1% 184th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 5.2% 253rd 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 66.6% 252nd 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.3% 207th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 45.4% 234th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 16.0% 39th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 14th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 7.6% 93rd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 108th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.4% 20th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 49.9% 11th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 26.8% 234th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 48.8% 242nd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 36.8% 30th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 15,053 24th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 70.5% 24th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 14,833 22nd 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 24.7% 252nd 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $260,000 206th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.2 18th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $16,157 249th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $40,528 239th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.9% 9th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
New Brunswick Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,138 37th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $201,465 73rd $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $4,028 160th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $114,667 10th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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