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New Brunswick, officially City of New Brunswick, is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. It is the county seat of Middlesex County, and the home of Rutgers University. The city is located on the Northeast Corridor rail line, 27 miles (43 km) southwest of Manhattan, on the southern bank of the Raritan River. At the 2010 United States Census, the population of New Brunswick was 55,181, reflecting an increase of 6,608 (+13.6%) from the 48,573 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,862 (+16.5%) from the 41,711 counted in the 1990 Census. Due to the concentration of medical facilities in the area, including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Saint Peter's University Hospital, as well as Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey's Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick is known as "the Hub City". The corporate headquarters and production facilities of several global pharmaceutical companies are situated in the city, including Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb. New Brunswick is noted for its ethnic diversity. At one time, one quarter of the Hungarian population of New Jersey resided in the city and in the 1930s one out of three city residents were Hungarian. The Hungarian community continues to exist, alongside a growing Asian and Hispanic community that has developed around French Street near Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

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The City of New Brunswick is located in the state of New Jersey and is known for its ethnic diversity with many Hungarians along with Asians and Hispanics living here. New Brunswick is home to the Johnson and Johnson's, headquarters and the Rutgers University. Places to visit in New Brunswick are: Rutgers University, the university campus has several museums and art centres; Downtown New Brunswick, the entertainment hub of the city has a range of restaurants, cafes, clubs and shops; George St/Monument Square, a centre for performing arts; Bucceleuch Park; Zimmerli Art Museum; Chabad House; The New Brunswick State Theatre; Rutgers Gardens; Hillel House; the old churches; the Theological Seminary; and Congregation Poile Zedek.

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Facts and Stats for New Brunswick*

  • Pollution Statistics in New Brunswick

    Know the pollution level of New Brunswick before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • New Brunswick: Crime and Safety

    How safe is New Brunswick for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in New Brunswick.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 15 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Living in New Brunswick - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 76.64 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.84 (High)
    • Pollution Index 28.94 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.73 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in New Brunswick

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Brunswick

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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