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: 1,249
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,471
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,741
  • 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, 2015)


Total Population 41,469
Population in Households 40,354
Population in Familes 34,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,115
Population Density1 3,456
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 14,717
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 10,532
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,752 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,965 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 724 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $354,825
Average Home Value $393,313


Median Household Income $80,460
Average Household Income $98,995
Per Capita Income $35,601
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.47%
Households 0.2% 0.41%
Families 0.22% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.


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

The table below compares 08902 to the other 575 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 45 92nd
Population Density1 # 184 68th
Diversity Index2 # 43 93rd
Median Household Income # 271 53rd
Per Capita Income # 312 46th

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