Brick Township, typically called Brick for short, is a township located in Ocean County, on the coast of New Jersey, east of Trenton and just north of Toms River. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 75,072, making it the third-largest municipality in Ocean County.
Major roads through the area include CR 528 and CR 549, as well as State Routes 70, 88, and 35, and the Garden State Parkway.
The city is well-known for having a reputation as one of the safest places to live in America, placing first in several surveys performed in the mid-2000s. It’s also become a shopping destination for nearby towns, given the large number of big-box stores and restaurants in the area.
Schooling is provided by the Brick Township Public School District, which is highly ranked, and offers 12 different schools to residents, based on their geographic locations, with an enrollment of nearly 10,000. There are also several private schools, such as St. Dominic Elementary School, a Roman Catholic school, and St. Paul’s Christian School.
The city has plenty of beaches and ocean activities, and is close to several major New Jersey landmarks like Allaire State Park and Point Pleasant Beach.
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