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What it's Like to Retire in East Brunswick

East Brunswick is a suburban town of about 46,000 in northern New Jersey that straddles the NJ Turnpike and sits on the south shore of the Raritan River. It is considered a suburb of New York City, about 30 miles away, and Philadelphia is just 60 miles south of East Brunswick. Picture of Weston Mill Pond courtesy of Wikipedia and hb123.

 

Where to Retire in East Brunswick and Home Prices

According to City-Data.com, the median sale price of a home in East Brunswick was about $300,000 in late 2014.

 

What is special about East Brunswick

East Brunswick is not far from New York City and Philadelphia; there is a hospital located in the town along with several medical facilities; easy access to highways and several modes of transportation.

 

What is not special about East Brunswick

High cost of living, not a walkable community

 

Who will like retirement in East Brunswick

Retirees who want to live in town with parks, a golf course, a hospital, and live near a large city (New York or Philadelphia), may enjoy living in East Brunswick.

 

Local economy is driven by

Finance, scientific, and technical services drive the economy.

 

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 31 degrees, and the average July temperature is 75 degrees.

 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

East Brunswick has over a dozen parks on 600 acres, a golf course, and a community theater group.  For the cultural scene you can head to either NYC or Philadelphia.

 

Crime

The crime rate in East Brunswick is below the national average.

 

Medical facilities

Morristown Memorial Hospital is located in East Brunswick.

 

Transportation

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Facts about EAST BRUNSWICK
  • State: NJ
  • Environment: Suburban,Small-mid Sized City,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
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