Bound Brook, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Bound Brook, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bound Brook had a population of 11,870 as of July 1, 2018. Bound Brook ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bound Brook is located at latitude 40.5677 and longitude -74.5372 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bound Brook (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Borough of Bound Brook (GNIS ID: 885166) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bound Brook: Boundbreak, Boundbrook, Bridgewater.

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Bound Brook, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,870
Population in Households 11,847
Population in Familes 9,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 7,155
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $66,544
Average Household Income $88,094
Per Capita Income $30,137


Total Housing Units 4,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,686 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,365 (54.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $293,860
Average Home Value $310,795


Total Households 4,051
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 2,739
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.61% 3.11%
Households 1.49% 2.82%
Families 1.44% 2.81%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Bound Brook, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bound Brook to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 113 79th
Population Density # 60 89th
Diversity Index # 45 92nd
Median Household Income # 382 30th
Per Capita Income # 436 20th

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