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Living a Beach Lifestyle in Brick Township, New_Jersey

Brick Township incorporates several towns in Ocean County New Jersey above Toms River. Parts of the township are inland while others are on the Barnegat Peninsula.  From anywhere in Brick it is easy to get to the legendary beaches of south Jersey. Newsmax named Brick as one of the "Top 25 Most Uniquely American Cities".

Brick Township has easy access to the Big Apple but prides itself on its small-town charm. The 32-square-mile city, with a population of just over 78,000, hovers consistently around the top of the list of America’s safest cities. The commercial development includes plenty of big-box stores, department stores, and chain restaurants.  Recreation centers around boating and the beach.

Where to Retire in Brick Township and Home Prices

 Active adult and 55+ communities have been built in this area (see link at top left). 

Zillow reports the Median Home Value to be $403,030 in early 2022, .

What Is Special about Brick Township

Its location by the Jersey Shore and Barnegat Bay makes Brick a special place.  Brick has been selected as one of America's safest cities according to the Morgan Quitno Survey.

What Is Not Special about Brick Township

Traffic and development can be intense in and around Brick. Taxes and cost of living are high.

Climate and Physical Environment

Brick is to the north of Toms River on the Barnegat Peninsula in Southern New Jersey (Ocean County).

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

New York City and its cultural attractions are not far away.


Brick is quite a safe city.

Medical Facilities

The nearest substantial medical facilities are in Toms River or Atlantic City.


Brick is located along the Garden State Parkway. It is roughly equal distance to Newark or Philadelphia airports.  Some nearby train and bus service is available.

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