Location Profile

Brick, New Jersey

Facility Type
Hospital (Acute Care - General)
Facility Location
Brick, New Jersey
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Brick, New Jersey, and is a nationally-recognized Magnet healthcare provider. U.S. News and World Report named the facility a High Performer in several areas for its advanced care. Its exceptional services include state-of-the-art approaches to cancer care, surgery, cardiac health, and rehabilitation services.

Community Overview

Brick, New Jersey, is a township (city) of 73,620 people and is located on the Jersey Shore, with part of the town located on the mainland. It’s known for its beach, Windward Beach, and offers a range of things to do for all ages. The township is considered a suburb of New York City, yet it has been one of the safest cities in America for several years. 

Community Links & Resources

Cost of Living

Brick is affordable and its average cost of living is lower than the New Jersey average. Prices for groceries, transportation, and utilities trend lower in particular. The average rent for a one-bedroom in Brick is $1,400 a month. Your rent varies by apartment size, location, lease terms, and other factors.

Housing options in Brick range in type, size, style, and amenities. Apartment communities often include common areas such as pools, fitness centers, media rooms, and other useful options. Units traditionally come equipped with dishwashers, central A/C, and hardwood, though specific options vary by the apartment community. 

Apartment Listing Resources

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The Brick Public School District contains 12 schools: 2 preschools, 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. Students within Brick Public Schools excel thanks to the district’s mission, a student-centered approach with qualified teachers that encourage growth. The average student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1 is lower than the national average, and the district provides each K-12 with a Chromebook to enhance their education. State test scores show that students excel in their environments, as 58% are proficient in reading and 42% in math. 

In addition to the district’s 92% graduation rate, both high schools are among the top 9,000 high schools in the country and in the top 300 for New Jersey, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. 

There are also 8 private schools in Brick.

Brick residents enjoy a flourishing library system with the Ocean County Library and can get a free library card to access over 1.4 million books. A library card offers access to digital media, video games, museum passes, and a creative maker space. 

Various youth programs in the community


Brick features good public transportation options such as taxis, rideshare, and a bus system. NJ Transit manages the bus system and has several routes around the city, plus connections to nearby New York City. The Garden State Parkway, a major New Jersey highway that runs the length of the state, passes through Brick, making it easy to travel throughout the area. Newark International Airport is 58 miles / 93 KM away from Brick and features 1,200 flights a day. 

Daily Driving in Brick
  • The average commute in Brick is 32 minutes, though commutes vary based on the driver’s location and destination.

Nearby Cities

Brick is 2 hours or less from great destinations accessible by car or bus. Each location offers interesting things to do. 

Point Pleasant, New Jersey  -  Located on the New Jersey shore and just 4.3 miles / 6.9 KM away, Point Pleasant is an easy 11-minute drive via Route 88. This popular family-friendly attraction offers a beautiful beach and the year-round  Jenkinson’s Boardwalk. While on the boardwalk, you can enjoy classic carnival games, visit the on-site aquarium, and enjoy carousel rides. Jenkinson’s also has a classic Sweet Shop from the 1900s, the perfect spot for saltwater taffy, homemade fudge, and chocolates. 

Jackson Township, New Jersey -  Home to Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari, Jackson Township is only a 32-minute 29 mile / 47 KM trip from Brick using the Garden State Parkway. Six Flags Great Adventure is the second-largest amusement park in the country, with more than 500 acres of rides, attractions, shows, and shopping. Also on the grounds are a drive-through safari park with more than 1,000 animals and the Six Flags Hurricane Harbor water park. 

Princeton, New Jersey - Although it’s known for the prestigious Princeton University, Princeton is more than a college town. Travel 58 miles / 93 KM for 1 hour and soon find yourself in a beautiful historic enclave. As you browse the picturesque city, stop in the Morven Museum and Garden to admire their lengthy collection plus learn the area's history. Princeton Battlefield State Park is one of the best historical sites, as it was a battleground in the Revolutionary War and now features various artifacts in a restored 18th-century home.

Local and Nearby Attractions

Brick and Ocean County, New Jersey have some of the most popular attractions on the New Jersey shore.

Brick’s shopping options are varied, with locations ranging from small, friendly boutiques to big box stores. Grocery stores include Lidl, ShopRite, and Stop & Shop. From May to September, you can shop at the Brick Farmer’s Market on Saturdays for in-season fresh fruits and vegetables. The farmer’s market also includes vendors of homemade baked goods, locally-produced honey, and other goods. Brick Plaza is an outdoor shopping mall with an eclectic selection of 20 stores in one central location. Perfect for one-stop-shopping, the plaza includes popular shops like Trader Joe’s, Barnes and Noble, Ulta Beauty, HomeGoods, and several other stores. Walmart and Target are among the big-box stores in the area. For unique items, check out Brick’s various boutiques and various other local businesses. 

Looking for fun in the water in Brick? There are 3 ocean beaches (Beach One, Two, and Three) and one non-swimming beach in the city. Each beach requires access with a pass, but children 12 and under are free. Swimming is permitted at all three beaches, with lifeguards on duty from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Windward Beach doesn’t allow swimming, but features a playground, fishing pier, volleyball net, and picnic area. It’s also where you can buy a ticket from Jersey Shore Pirates and head out on a pirate-themed cruise on the Metedeconk River. This unique cruise is aboard the Sea Gypsy II and features a treasure hunt, real cannons, and face-painting for young pirates. Just 23 minutes away is Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, a fun center with go-karts, waterpark, midway games, and mini-golf. 

Museums within the area meet a diverse group of interests, from classic cars to insects. The Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey has free admission and includes classic cars, race cars, and other automobiles that rotate out regularly. If you’re a fan of creepy-crawlies, then visit Insectropolis, an interactive learning center where you can pet tarantulas and other bugs. For those who want a more tame experience, check out the Havens Homestead Museum, a small but interesting museum showing life in Brick in the 1800s.

Religious Centers

One can find information on religious communities in the United States through:

  • Religious websites or directories: Church Finder and Church Angel
  • Social media groups or pages dedicated to a particular religion or city
  • Local community centers or mosques/temples/churches
  • Online forums or discussion groups
  • Ask for recommendations from friends or acquaintances who live in the area
  • Community event listings or local news websites


Brick features a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cold winters. The city’s average rainfall is around 48 inches / 1219 MM annually, a figure slightly higher than the national average. Most rain occurs in Autumn/Fall and Spring is the driest season.  It doesn’t snow often in Brick, as the area receives only 20 inches of snow compared to the US average of 28 inches a year. Brick, however, enjoys an annual average of 206 sunny days. 

Average Brick Temperatures
  • Annual: 53ºF to 55ºF / 11.6ºC to 12.8ºC
  • December:  Low of 42ºF/5.5ºC  and High of 67°F /19.4ºC  
  • July: Low of 58.2ºF/14.4.ºC and High of 84ºF /28.9º C

July is Brick’s warmest month while January is the coldest month.

Crime Rate

Brick is very safe for families, and since 2000, has repeatedly appeared on lists of America’s Safest Cities. The city’s crime rate is lower than 43% of New Jersey cities, and one of the lowest in the country compared to other areas of the same size. 

  • Police Department 
  • Safest neighborhoods: Brick East, Laurelton, Brick North, Herbertsville, Metedeconk

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