New Brunswick, New Jersey

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
City
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
County Middlesex
Established December 30, 1730
Incorporated September 1, 1784
Named for Braunschweig, Germany or King George II of Great Britain
Government
 • Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
 • Body City Council
 • Mayor James M. Cahill (D, term ends December 31, 2018)[3]
 • Administrator Thomas A. Loughlin, III[4]
 • Municipal clerk Daniel A. Torrisi[5]
Area[1]
 • Total 5.789 sq mi (14.995 km2)
 • Land 5.227 sq mi (13.539 km2)
 • Water 0.562 sq mi (1.456 km2)  9.71%
Area rank 264th of 566 in state
14th of 25 in county[1]
Elevation[6] 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2010 Census)[7][8]
 • Total 55,181
 • Estimate (2016) 56,910
 • Rank 27th of 566 in state
5th of 25 in county[9]
 • Density 10,556.4/sq mi (4,075.8/km2)
 • Density rank 34th of 566 in state
2nd of 25 in county[9]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC−4)
ZIP Codes 08901–08906, 08933, 08989[10][11]
Area code(s) 732/848 and 908[12]
FIPS code 3402351210[1][13][14]
GNIS feature ID 0885318[1][15]
Website www.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.