East Brunswick : New jersey


What It Is 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. Photo of Lawrence Brook (Westons Mill Pond section) courtesy of Wikipedia and hb123, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/


Where to Retire in East Brunswick and Home Prices

According to Zillow.com, the median home value in East Brunswick was $425,614 in mid-2021.


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.



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


Medical Facilities

Morristown Memorial Hospital is located in East Brunswick.



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