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    110 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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    113 Howard Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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    10 Paul Robeson Blvd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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    256 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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    40 Hassart Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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    740 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
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    350-360 Crowells Road, Highland Park, NJ 08904
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    • $1,975+
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    575 Easton Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873
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    42-44 Berry Street, Somerset, NJ 08873
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    15 Belmont Ave, Edison, NJ 08817
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    1000 Crescent Court, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
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    79 Rubin Street, South River, NJ 08882
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    67 Old New Brunswick Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854
    4 Units available
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    • $2,550+
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    1 Cranbury Circle, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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    • $2,480+
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    16 Lenox Court, Piscataway, NJ 08854
    9 Units available
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    • $1,900+
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    99 New Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840
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    • $2,545+
    • $3,435+
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    207-211 Amboy Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840
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    513 Calderone St, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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    199 Pierce Street, Somerset, NJ 08873
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    701 Royal Oaks Court, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
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    220 LINCOLN BOULEVARD, Middlesex, NJ 08846
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    150 Lincoln Blvd, Middlesex, NJ 08846
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    119 Elizabeth St, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880
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    215 East Second Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
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    209 East Second Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in New Brunswick, NJ last updated?

Prices and availability in New Brunswick, NJ were last updated on 13 Aug 2022.

What are the best apartments in New Brunswick, NJ?

The best apartments in New Brunswick, NJ are: The Vue, 113 Howard Street, Riverside Towers Apartment Homes, Hope Manor Apartments and Lord Stirling Apartments.

What is the average rent in New Brunswick, NJ?

The average rent in New Brunswick, NJ is $2,224. Start your search for apartments in New Brunswick, NJ now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in New Brunswick, NJ?

The price range for a studio apartment in New Brunswick, NJ is between $1,630 and $4,386. View all studio apartments in New Brunswick, NJ.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Brunswick, NJ?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Brunswick, NJ is between $1,000 and $4,393. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in New Brunswick, NJ now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in New Brunswick, NJ?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in New Brunswick, NJ is between $1,630 and $4,386. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in New Brunswick, NJ.

Living in New Brunswick, NJ

Located on the southern banks of Raritan Riven, New Brunswick is the county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey. This small city is a regional commercial hub and a center for the sciences, arts, and cultural activities. Falling under a subtropical climate, New Brunswick experiences humid, hot summers and moderately cold winters. Average temperatures range from 31.5 °F to 76.1 °F — but be sure to carry an umbrella with you because there is consistent rainfall year-round. The oldest state university in the U.S., Rutgers University, as well as multiple medical and research institutions are located in New Brunswick, attracting thousands of students and young professionals looking to rent in here. Some city areas are also part of an Urban Enterprise Zone, which means there are policies in place to encourage employment and investment.

New Brunswick, NJ Demographics

  • Total Population55,992
  • Female 28,272
    Male 27,720
  • Median Age23.5

New Brunswick, NJ has a population of 55,992 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 27,720 of New Brunswick’s residents are women and 28,272 are men. The median age of those who live in New Brunswick, NJ is 23.5.

Average Rent in New Brunswick, NJ

  • New Brunswick, NJ Average Rental Price, July 2022 $2,224 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in New Brunswick, NJ is $2,224.

New Brunswick, NJ Apartment Rent Ranges

About 35% of apartment rents in New Brunswick, NJ range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 51% of apartments. Around 13% of New Brunswick’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

New Brunswick, NJ Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Mar / 2022 Jul / 2022
New Brunswick, NJ $1,873 $1,864 $1,868 $1,944 $1,855 $1,805 $1,876 $2,098 $2,142 $2,224
National $1,407 $1,415 $1,416 $1,406 $1,410 $1,418 $1,501 $1,596 $1,634 $1,706

Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in New Brunswick, NJ is $2,224.

Shopping in New Brunswick, NJ

Most shopping opportunities in New Brunswick are clustered in the central area. Renters can find specialty shops, local brand stores, and boutiques along French Street. Brunswick Square is the main shopping venue for New Brunswick renters, home to brands like Claire’s, Forever 21, JCPenney, and Macy’s. George St. District is the local shopping spot where renters can find clothing, arts, antiques, and local handmade goods. For grocery shopping, renters usually head to Trader Joe’s ALDI, Walgreens, and CVS, while fresh local produce can be found in New Brunswick Farmer’s Market.

Transportation in New Brunswick, NJ

New Brunswick renters have easy access to a developed network of roads, highways, and interstates that run through the area. Several bridges, shared roads, lanes, trails, and bike amenities are available for renters who want to go around the city on foot or bike. Amtrak provides intercity and regional passenger rail routes, while the N.J. Transit - Northeast Corridor line connects New Brunswick and New York City. N.J. Transit is the local bus service provider, while Suburban Trails, Megabus, and OurBus Prime have routes between New Brunswick and other cities. Renters looking for on-demand rides have access to Uber and Lyft, the primary ridesharing providers in the area. For flights from and to New Brunswick, air travelers can use Newark Liberty International Airport, located 25 miles away.

New Brunswick, NJ Households

  • Total Number of Households15,546
  • Family 8,972
    Non-family 6,574
  • Children 5,847
    No Children 9,699
  • Average People Per Household3.03
  • Median Household Income$43,930
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,527

According to U.S. Census data, there are 15,546 households in New Brunswick, NJ. 8,972 are family households and 6,574 are non-family households. There are 5,847 households with children in New Brunswick and 9,699 households without children. On average, about 3.03 people live in a household in New Brunswick, NJ. The median income of a New Brunswick household living in New Brunswick is $43,930 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,527.

New Brunswick, NJ Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of New Brunswick, NJ is as follows: 18% have no high school education, 41% completed some high school, 13% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 13% have a Bachelor Degree, and 9% have a Graduate Degree.

Renting in New Brunswick, NJ

The rental market in New Brunswick is diverse, with single-family homes, townhomes, and apartments in high-rise buildings in distinct neighborhoods. The City Center is where renters can find urban apartments located close to everything the city has to offer. The north part of the city is where renters can find Rutgers University’s historic campus, the Easton Avenue neighborhood, and the popular healthcare facilities. The west and northwest parts of the city have renter households in thriving communities like the Esperanza neighborhood, while the south part has quaint neighborhoods with tree-lined streets. While a lease agreement is not required for rental periods shorter than 12 months, signing one for legal assurance is advisable. New Brunswick is not rent-controlled, and the landlord can only increase the rent after the lease has expired. If the landlord asks for a security deposit, it shouldn’t be higher than one and a half months’ rent. In case of termination of the lease, the landlord must provide timely notice. During the rental period, the landlord is required to maintain the rental unit at an appropriate habitability standard.

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