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Brick is a township in Ocean County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for Joseph W. Brick, owner of Bergen Iron Works

The latitude of Brick is 40.075N. The longitude is -74.1W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 73,110.


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Median household income
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$52,092
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brick demographic reports
Brick is on the Atlantic
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 91. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Ranked fifth safest city in America 2005, by Morgan Quitno Press
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "Chasing Amy"
Performing arts: Garden State Philharmonic
Historic sites and museums: Havens Homestead

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16% of Brick residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brick ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brick was $24,462, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Brick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $704.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,310.


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Ocean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brick political report.

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The average commute time for Brick workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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