Bound Brook, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 10,468 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 5,608  (53.6%)
Females: 4,860  (46.4%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08805.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,310 (it was $46,858 in 2000)
Bound Brook:

$68,310
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,133 (it was $22,395 in 2000)

Bound Brook borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $304,346 (it was $159,300 in 2000)
Bound Brook:

$304,346
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $277,666; detached houses: $285,478; townhouses or other attached units: $233,736; in 2-unit structures: $175,508

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,307.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bound Brook: 122.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.1%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.5% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bound Brook, NJ (2010)
    • 5,06248.7%Hispanic
    • 4,38342.1%White alone
    • 5225.0%Black alone
    • 2642.5%Asian alone
    • 1241.2%Two or more races
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 240.2%Other race alone
    • 40.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bound Brook detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Bound Brook, New Jersey as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bound Brook is 1,763 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Bound Brook by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(29.4)
1
(9.8)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.9)
2
(19.0)
2
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(127.5)
17
(167.1)
11
(108.1)
18
(177.1)
12
(115.4)
10
(95.0)
9
(86.2)
6
(57.1)
10
(92.7)
7
(66.6)
9
(79.6)
8
(76.2)
9
(85.4)
9
(86.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(107.9)
13
(127.8)
6
(58.9)
6
(59.0)
9
(86.6)
5
(47.5)
9
(86.2)
6
(57.1)
6
(55.6)
11
(104.7)
3
(26.5)
4
(38.1)
7
(66.4)
2
(19.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(529.6)
64
(628.9)
63
(618.9)
72
(708.3)
52
(500.1)
62
(589.2)
45
(431.2)
71
(676.2)
61
(565.3)
44
(418.9)
30
(265.5)
33
(314.5)
23
(218.3)
33
(318.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
150
(1,471)
147
(1,445)
160
(1,572)
137
(1,348)
150
(1,443)
168
(1,597)
192
(1,840)
168
(1,600)
160
(1,483)
162
(1,542)
120
(1,062)
88
(838.6)
133
(1,262)
75
(723.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(186.3)
12
(117.9)
10
(98.2)
7
(68.9)
6
(57.7)
10
(95.0)
12
(115.0)
5
(47.6)
3
(27.8)
8
(76.2)
3
(26.5)
6
(57.2)
9
(85.4)
6
(57.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.0)
3
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)194.2194.8166.1173.9172.3165.9190.6143.7140.0138.0113.690.6130.5101.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bound Brook, NJ

Crime rate in Bound Brook detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (7.7%), German (3.0%), American (2.8%), Polish (2.6%), Irish (1.8%), Egyptian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 48 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 6,137 people per square mile   (high).

Bound Brook, New Jersey map

3,326 residents are foreign born (26.0% Latin America).

This borough:

31.3%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,514 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,382 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (8.7 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (21.0 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (31.4 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

South Bound Brook borough, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Finderne, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Middlesex borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Franklin Center, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Martinsville, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Zarephath, NJ (1.7 miles),
Manville borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Weston, NJ (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 74.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,892 (-27.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 527 (9.0%)

Area codes: 732, 848

Distribution of median household income in Bound Brook, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bound Brook, NJ in 2017
Bound Brook satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Bound Brook, NJ
Historical housing units in Bound Brook, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +634 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in Bound Brook, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Bound Brook, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)

Average climate in Bound Brook, New Jersey

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Bound Brook, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.276. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bound Brook-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Bound Brook borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 16.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bound Brook-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from Bound Brook center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 234.5 miles away from Bound Brook center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 274.5 miles away from Bound Brook center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 312.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bound Brook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bound Brook:

  • SOMERSET VALLEY REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (1621 ROUTE 22 WEST)
  • DAVITA BRIDGEWATER DIALYSIS CTR (2121 ROUTE 22 WEST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bound Brook:

  • N J EASTERN STAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • FRIENDS RETIREMENT CONCEPTS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • SOMERSET MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SOMERVILLE, NJ)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF NEW JERSEY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PISCATAWAY, NJ)
  • KING JAMES NH OF FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)
  • WILLOW CREEK REHAB AND CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)
  • MARGARET MCLAUGHLIN MCCARRICK (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)

Heliports located in Bound Brook:

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Amtrak stations near Bound Brook:

  • 7 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bound Brook:

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 7 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 39,388)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,735)
  • Middlesex County College (about 11 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Union County College (about 14 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Drew University (about 15 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 16 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Princeton University (about 17 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,897)

Public high school in Bound Brook:

Private high school in Bound Brook:

  • GREEN BROOK ACADEMY (Students: 28, Location: 151 VOSSELLER AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Bound Brook:

  • BOUND BROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: CHERRY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bound Brook: Middlebrook Country Club (A), Bound Brook Fire Department Hose Company 1 (B), Bound Brook Memorial Library (C), Bound Brook Borough Hall (D), Bound Brook Rescue Squad (E), Bound Brook Fire Department Watchung Fire Company 3 (F), Bound Brook Fire Department Relief Fire Company 4 (G), Bound Brook Fire Department America Hose and Engine Company 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bound Brook include: Bound Brook Presbyterian Church (A), Bound Brook United Methodist Church (B), Congregation Knesseth Israel (C), Congregational Church of Bound Brook (D), Hope Church (E), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (G), Saint Josephs Convent (H), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bound Brook Mountain Avenue Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Middle Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bound Brook: Codrington Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Concepts In Marketing (111 East Union Av), Bound Brook Hotel (507 East Main).

Birthplace of: Thomas De Witt Talmage - Prominent Presbyterian preacher, Fred Wenz - Baseball player, George Pfister - Major League Baseball executive, Perry Wilson - Actor.

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bound Brook and their reported violations in the past:

NJ AMERICAN WATER - LIBERTY (Population served: 120,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1992, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
EDISON WATER CO C/O NJ AMERICAN WATER (Population served: 35,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2005)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

67.9%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000
4 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Banks with branches in Bound Brook (2011 data):

  • Somerset Savings Bank, SLA: Somerset Savings Bank, Sla at 220 West Union Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $587.0 mil, Deposits: $484.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bound Brook Branch at 604 West Union Avenue, branch established on 1970/10/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bound Brook Branch at 427 W Union Ave, branch established on 2008/11/26. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bound Brook at 432 West Union Avenue, branch established on 1961/09/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Valley National Bank: Bound Brook Branch at 466 West Union Avenue, branch established on 2004/10/13. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Bound Brook:

Marital status in Bound Brook, NJ
  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bound Brook:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bound Brook
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bound Brook, NJ (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic98,95129
Mainline Protestant27,47268
Other15,07833
Evangelical Protestant13,15853
Orthodox1,2006
Black Protestant1,0767
None166,509-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 69
Somerset County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Somerset County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 256
Somerset County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Somerset County:

6.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Somerset County:

24.0%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bound Brook:

45.7%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bound Brook:

21.3%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bound Brook:

10.4%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bound Brook:

31.8%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Bound Brook:

55.2%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bound Brook, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$107,613$92,2400$0
Streets and Highways 4$14,106$42,3181$3,334
Police - Other 4$10,080$30,24013$14,083
Other Government Administration 3$7,427$29,7085$7,999
Solid Waste Management 2$7,816$46,8962$3,786
Financial Administration 2$10,776$64,6561$3,131
Judicial and Legal 2$7,714$46,2841$2,955
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,699
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 3$3,880
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$3,880
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,498
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$165,532$64,07732$46,245

Bound Brook government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,051,000 ($195.93)
    Sewerage: $168,000 ($16.05)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($13.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($8.98)
    Libraries: $33,000 ($3.15)
    Parking Facilities: $19,000 ($1.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,356,000 ($320.60)
    Police Protection: $2,876,000 ($274.74)
    Regular Highways: $592,000 ($56.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $399,000 ($38.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $370,000 ($35.35)
    Financial Administration: $264,000 ($25.22)
    Central Staff Services: $233,000 ($22.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $162,000 ($15.48)
    Health - Other: $141,000 ($13.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $125,000 ($11.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($9.27)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($6.11)
    Parking Facilities: $25,000 ($2.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $482,000 ($46.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $989,000 ($94.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $65,000 ($6.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,379,000 ($418.32)

Bound Brook government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $985,000 ($94.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $471,000 ($44.99)
    Parking Facilities: $168,000 ($16.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($1.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $258,000 ($24.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $228,000 ($21.78)
    Sale of Property: $65,000 ($6.21)
    Rents: $27,000 ($2.58)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($1.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,120,000 ($106.99)
    Other: $53,000 ($5.06)
    Highways: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - Property: $7,591,000 ($725.16)
    Other License: $239,000 ($22.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000 ($9.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $44,000 ($4.20)

Bound Brook government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,970,000 ($1047.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,270,000 ($981.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $700,000 ($66.87)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,150,000 ($491.98)
    Beginning: $3,100,000 ($296.14)

Bound Brook government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $242,000 ($23.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,335,000 ($318.59)

6.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($99,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,109 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, NJ  1.86% ($84,038 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.79% ($77,768)
from Morris County, NJ  0.44% ($154,513)


7.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($110,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,010 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  1.35% ($54,961 average AGI)
to Union County, NJ  0.59% ($62,161)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.46% ($101,740)
Businesses in Bound Brook, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1New Balance1
AT&T1Penske1
Baskin-Robbins1RadioShack1
Burger King1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts4T-Mobile1
FedEx3UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bound Brook:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WWTR (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BRIDGEWATER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bound Brook:

  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bound Brook:

  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bound Brook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.9mTotal length
  • $15,849,000Total costs
  • 163,688Total average daily traffic
  • 6,544Total average daily truck traffic
  • 143,379Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bound Brook)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bound Brook, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, On Arvidale Ave 0.5 Mi N Of Washington Valley Rd 2.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 40.608972 Lon: -74.527917), Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WNTS716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.268 MHz, 952.268 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/31/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2018, Certifier: D J Bolton, Registrant: Enbridge, 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Email:
  • BOUND BROOK, On Arvidale Ave 0.5 Mi N Of Washington Valley Rd 2.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 40.608972 Lon: -74.527917), Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WIA277,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6823.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2011, Expiration Date: 07/08/2021, Certifier: D J Bolton, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:
  • SITE 73, Chimney Rock Road (Lat: 40.570639 Lon: -74.563028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 52.4 m, Call Sign: WQOP280, Licensee ID: L01653650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 12/06/2021, Certifier: Nelson Santos, Registrant: Sw Networks, 948 Springer Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3807, Fax: (630) 652-3805
  • STATION, On Airdale Ave 1/2 Mi N Of Washington Valley Rd (Lat: 40.608972 Lon: -74.527917), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WAJ80,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6820.00 MHz, 6760.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 11/03/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/31/1999, Phone: (617) 560-1497
  • FRANKLIN MH, Marriott Hotel, Davidson Ave. (Lat: 40.540361 Lon: -74.518750), Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WDU240,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Western Union International Inc, Two Executive Drive, Fort Lee, NJ 07024
  • BOUND BROOK, Off Mt. Horeb Rd, 4 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 40.621472 Lon: -74.503750), Overall height: 122.2 m, Call Sign: WFY567, Licensee ID: L00219539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2002, Certifier: Heather B Gold, Registrant: Intermedia Service LLC, 3625 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619, Phone: (813) 829-2400, Fax: (813) 663-2312

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bound Brook)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$271,32424$299,083107$223,4301$35,0001$272,0006$262,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$231,0005$222,00018$172,6113$16,6670$02$114,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$219,0005$301,20066$242,2736$47,5001$20,0004$232,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$289,0005$219,00033$257,3941$15,0000$04$234,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$210,3330$08$230,7500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0511.00 , 0512.00, 0513.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$320,5004$290,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$246,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$255,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0511.00 , 0512.00, 0513.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bound Brook, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bound Brook, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 37 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bound Brook, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.9%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bound Brook, NJ
    • 10347.9%Structure Fires
    • 7133.0%Outside Fires
    • 3014.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 115.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bound Brook, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bound Brook, NJ
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bound Brook, NJ
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Coal or coke


Bound Brook compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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