New Brunswick

he city of New Brunswick, situated on 5.8 square miles, just 27 miles southwest of Manhattan, is the county seat of Middlesex County and the home of Rutgers University.  It is located in the Raritan Valley, on the Raritan River, which empties into the Raritan Bay on the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 15 miles away. As of 2016, New Brunswick had a Census-estimated population of 56,910.

Due to the concentration of medical facilities in the area, including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Saint Peter's University Hospital, as well as Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey's Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick is known as both the Hub City and the Healthcare City. The corporate headquarters and production facilities of several global pharmaceutical companies are situated in the city, including Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

New Brunswick reflects America where cultures and diversity converge. The city has a number of distinct neighborhoods. To the north is Rutgers University's historic College Avenue Campus, the lively Easton Avenue area, and many of the city's healthcare institutions. West/northwest of City Center is the thriving Esperanza Neighborhood and Hungarian communities.  Rutgers' Douglass and Cook campuses anchor neighborhoods to the south filled with tree-lined streets and include Unity Square community center, a number of municipal parks, and a working farm and botanical garden.  

New Brunswick City Center is lively, contemporary, and offers first-class nightlife, acclaimed restaurants, Big Ten sports, abundant parks and recreation areas, inspiring riverfront vistas, and a rich arts and culture scene. Housing consists of high-rises, townhomes, and single-family homes for every lifestyle.

The New Brunswick Public Schools serve students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its 10 schools had an enrollment of 10,230 students. There is also a public high school in New Brunswick focused on health sciences, the New Brunswick Health Sciences Technology High School.

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