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
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.447, Longitude -74.489
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,253
  • PO Box Addresses: 361
  • Residential Addresses: 15,285
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,744
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,541

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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North Brunswick, NJ 08902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 42,581
Population in Households 41,482
Population in Familes 35,290
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,099
Population Density1 3,224
Diversity Index2 82


Median Household Income $90,701
Average Household Income $110,064
Per Capita Income $39,658


Total Housing Units 15,588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,774 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,194 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 620 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $311,240
Average Home Value $341,697


Total Households 14,968
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 10,677
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.46% 0.35%
Households 0.24% 0.23%
Families 0.21% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

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

The table below compares 08902 to the other 583 ZIP Codes 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 # 45 92nd
Population Density # 193 67th
Diversity Index # 41 93rd
Median Household Income # 260 56th
Per Capita Income # 315 46th

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