This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, South Bound Brook has a low population density. South Bound Brook is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
South Bound Brook, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. South Bound Brook has a population density of 6,474, with 5,043 current residents.
Out of the 5,043 current residents, 52% are male and 48% are female. 50% of the residents are married and 50% are single.
- 57% Sun
- 44% Rain
- 18% Snow
53°F average temperature
- 51 years Median home age
- $205,520 Median home price
- -25.22% Home appreciation rate
- 19.49% Annual property tax
As for living in South Bound Brook, the air quality is 48% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 44% rainy, and 18% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in South Bound Brook, you should know that 56.3% of homes are owned while 40.2% of homes are rented, and 3.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $205,520, the median age of homes is 51 years, the annual home appreciation is -25.22% and the annual property tax is 19.49%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)1
When looking at the community of South Bound Brook, it’s important to determine the crime rate. South Bound Brook’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in South Bound Brook is 39 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 52.50% Democratic, 46.39% Republican, and 1.11% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:11
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
79%High school diploma
4%Some college or associates degree
7%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at South Bound Brook, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.40% of residents are unemployed in South Bound Brook (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed South Bound Brook residents: 8.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 14.88% are in the arts and sciences field, 17% are in the customer service field, 29.8% are in the sales field, 0.76% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 19.8% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:11. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 78.66%, 4.15% of residents have an associate’s degree, 10.88% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 6.62% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in South Bound Brook, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of South Bound Brook have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.