About New Brunswick
New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Being 27 miles southwest of Manhattan, New Brunswick is a prominent and growing commuter town for residents commuting to New York City and the New York metropolitan area.
As a result of 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 the Hub City and the Healthcare City. Additionally, the corporate headquarters and production facilities of global pharmaceutical companies, Johnson & Johnson and Bristol Myers Squibb, are situated in the city.
New Brunswick, NJ has evolved into a major center for the sciences, arts, and cultural activities, bringing gentrification to the city.
Living in New Brunswick
New Brunswick offers its population of about 56,000, an urban-suburban feel. New Brunswick’s housing is a mix of single-family homes, older apartment buildings, and newer luxury apartments downtown. New Brunswick is noted for its ethnic diversity. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, with 50 percent of residents identifying as Hispanic or Latino, 25 percent as white, 15 percent as Black or African-American, and 10 percent as Asian.
In the largely suburban region, New Brunswick is one of three Middlesex County municipalities to officially refer to its local government as a “city.” Even though the population may be small compared to other larger cities, the city only occupies 5.8 sq. miles, thus making it one of the most intense areas of population density in Central New Jersey.
Things to Do
New Brunswick takes pride in its cultural offerings, such as the Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts, the George Street Playhouse, the Crossroads Theatre Company, and the American Repertory Ballet. The city is also known for its lively restaurant scene, with popular spots like the Frog and the Peach, Steakhouse 85, Veganized, and Catherine Lombardi. Popular things to do in New Brunswick include:
- Rutgers Gardens
- Zimmerli Art Museum
- Stress Factory Comedy Club
- State Theatre New Jersey
- Rutgers Geology Museum
- Harvest Moon Brewery
Medical Spa in New Brunswick
Our state-of-the-art facial plastic surgery practice and laser center located in Princeton is dedicated to providing the safest, most effective surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures available. Led by double board-certified facial plastic surgeon and Princeton native Eugenie Brunner, MD, FACS, our friendly and knowledgeable medical team creates natural-looking results that optimize the inherent beauty of every patient.
Schedule a Consultation with a Plastic Surgeon in New Brunswick
With a combination of proven skill, innovative thinking, and a wealth of medical experience and training, facial plastic surgeon Dr. Brunner is known for a personable bedside manner and an unparalleled ability to provide her Princeton patients with beautiful, natural-looking facial enhancement and reconstruction results. To learn more, or if you wish to schedule a consultation with Dr. Brunner, please contact our medical spa today.
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