Bound Brook has the 2505th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Bound Brook is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Bound Brook is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Bound Brook is $283,300, which is above the national average. 19% of workers in Bound Brook hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 77% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Bound Brook. 76% of Bound Brook workers drive to work alone, 5% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Bound Brook spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.