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New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County as well as the county seat. It is the home of Rutgers University, The State University of New JerseyThe city is both a regional commercial hub for the Central New Jersey region and a prominent and growing commuter town for residents commuting to New York City within the New York metropolitan area. New Brunswick is on the Northeast Corridor rail line, 27 miles southwest of Manhattan and located on the southern banks of the Raritan River in the Raritan Valley region. 

Due to 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 both the Hub City and the Healthcare City. The corporate headquarters and production facilities of several global pharmaceutical companies are situated in the city, including Johnson & Johnson and Bristol Myers Squibb.

As of 2019 New Brunswick had a Census-estimated population of 55,676, representing a 0.9% increase from the 55,181 people enumerated at the 2010 United States Census, which in turn had reflected an increase of 6,608 (+13.6%) from the 48,573 counted in the 2000 Census. The Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program calculated that the city’s population was 55,676 in 2019, ranking the city the 689th-most-populous in the country.

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