New Brunswick, New Jersey

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
City of New Brunswick
One of multiple newer skyscrapers in Downtown New Brunswick, an educational and cultural district undergoing gentrification
One of multiple newer skyscrapers in Downtown New Brunswick, an educational and cultural district undergoing gentrification
Nickname(s): 
Hub City, Healthcare City
Location of New Brunswick in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Location of New Brunswick in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of New Brunswick, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of New Brunswick, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°29′12″N 74°26′40″W / 40.486678°N 74.444414°W / 40.486678; -74.444414Coordinates: 40°29′12″N 74°26′40″W / 40.486678°N 74.444414°W / 40.486678; -74.444414[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyMiddlesex
EstablishedDecember 30, 1730
IncorporatedSeptember 1, 1784
Named forBraunschweig, Germany or King George II of Great Britain
Government
 • TypeFaulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
 • BodyCity Council
 • MayorJames M. Cahill (D, term ends December 31, 2018)[3]
 • AdministratorThomas A. Loughlin, III[4]
 • Municipal clerkDaniel A. Torrisi[5]
Area
 • Total5.789 sq mi (14.995 km2)
 • Land5.227 sq mi (13.539 km2)
 • Water0.562 sq mi (1.456 km2)  9.71%
Area rank264th of 566 in state
14th of 25 in county[1]
Elevation62 ft (19 m)
Population
 • Total55,181
 • Estimate 
(2016)
56,910
 • Rank27th of 566 in state
5th of 25 in county[9]
 • Density10,556.4/sq mi (4,075.8/km2)
 • Density rank34th of 566 in state
2nd of 25 in county[9]
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP Codes
08901–08906, 08933, 08989[10][11]
Area code(s)732/848 and 908[12]
FIPS code3402351210[1][13][14]
GNIS feature ID0885318[1][15]
Websitewww.cityofnewbrunswick.org
New Brunswick is the county seat for Middlesex County.

New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It is the county seat of Middlesex County. It is home to the main campus of Rutgers University.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2010 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey County Subdivisions, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 21, 2015.
  2. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  3. 2017 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Accessed May 30, 2017.
  4. Department of Administration, City of New Brunswick. Accessed July 13, 2016.
  5. City Clerk, City of New Brunswick. Accessed July 13, 2016.
  6. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: City of New Brunswick, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed March 8, 2013.
  7. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for New Brunswick city, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  8. Table DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for New Brunswick city, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  9. 9.0 9.1 GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 23, 2012.
  10. Look Up a ZIP Code for New Brunswick, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  11. Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed August 18, 2013.
  12. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for New Brunswick, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed October 6, 2014.
  13. American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  14. Geographic codes for New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed August 29, 2017.
  15. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.