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South Bound Brook, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of South Bound Brook is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Somerset County at latitude 40.5539 and longitude -74.5275. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of South Bound Brook, but most people and references simply refer to it as South Bound Brook, New Jersey.

The P1 Census Class Code for South Bound Brook indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of South Bound Brook (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Bound Brook: Bloomington, South Boundbrook.

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South Bound Brook, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,670
Population in Households 4,658
Population in Familes 3,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 7,096
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 1,774
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,034 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 740 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $299,828
Average Home Value $323,017


Median Household Income $64,924
Average Household Income $80,105
Per Capita Income $30,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 0.66%
Households 0.55% 0.67%
Families 0.46% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


South Bound Brook, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Bound Brook to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 272 50th
Population Density1 # 57 90th
Diversity Index2 # 52 91st
Median Household Income # 334 39th
Per Capita Income # 369 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.