North Brunswick, NJ 08902 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Acceptable Alternative
N Brunswick, NJ 08902
New Brunswick, NJ 08902

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,239
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,499
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,742
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.447, Longitude -74.489
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North Brunswick, NJ 08902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,505
Daytime Population: Workers 20,710
Daytime Population: Residents 19,637
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,347
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 41,403
Population in Familes 35,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,102
Population Density2 3,336
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $85,483
Average Household Income $105,714
Per Capita Income $38,150


Total Housing Units 15,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,661 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,287 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 649 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $315,258
Average Home Value $338,457


Total Households 14,948
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 10,682
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.52%
Households 0.24% 0.39%
Families 0.22% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

North Brunswick, NJ 08902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08902 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 46 92nd
Population Density # 188 68th
Diversity Index # 42 93rd
Median Household Income # 257 56th
Per Capita Income # 300 48th

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