County Population: 615,301
County Houses: 240,884
471.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 193.2 sq. mi.
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social
services (19.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste
management services (12.2%), Retail trade (12.0%), Finance,insurance,real
estate,and rental and leasing (11.0%).
Type of workers:
- Private wage or salary: 79%
- Government: 15%
- Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
- Unpaid family work: 0%
Races in Monmouth
(Total can be greater than 100% because
Hispanics could be counted in other races)
- White Non-Hispanic (80.6%)
- Black (8.1%)
- Hispanic (6.2%)
- Other race (1.7%)
- Two or more races (1.7%)
- Chinese (1.5%)
- Asian Indian (1.2%)
- Filipino (0.6%)
Median age: 37.7 years
Males: 48.6%, Females: 51.4%
household size in Monmouth County: 2.70
Median household income: $64,271
Median house value: $203,100 (year 2000)
Median montly rent in
Institutionalized population: 4,899
Median monthly costs for
houses with a mortgage in Monmouth County in 2000: $1603
Cities in this county include: Long
Falls, Eatontown, West
Freehold, Red Bank, Morganville.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Monmouth County: Jumping Brook Golf Club,
Spring Meadow Golf And Country Club, Marlboro Industrial Park, Holland Orchards
Country Club, Hollywood Golf Course, Hominy Hills Golf Course, Hop Creek Farms,
Rumson Country Club, Howell Park Golf Course, Howell Station, Beacon Hill
Country Club, Romanessin Brook Farm, Monmouth Water Works, Bel - Aire Golf
Course, Ocean Township Industrial Park, River Plaza, Camp Housman, Camp Kearney,
Shark River Golf Course, Camp Zehnder.
Shopping Centers: Airport Plaza Shopping Center, Holmdel Towne
Center Shopping Center, Freehold Raceway Mall Shopping Center, Seaview Square
Mall Shopping Center, Sea Girt Mall Shopping Center.
Churches in Monmouth County include: Church of the Good Shepherd,
Saint Mark African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Holy Innocents Church, Saint
Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Saint Marys Church, Saint Michael's Episcopal
Church, Colts Neck Church, Community Church of Christ.
Cemeteries: Mount Prospect Cemetery, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Mount
Calvary Cemetery, Conover Cemetery, Brewer Cemetery, Smock Family Cemetery,
State Hospital Cemetery.
Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Haskell Pond, Wemrock Pond, Alberta
Lake, Aldrich Lake, Imlaystown Lake, Hurleys Pond, Echo Lake, Jumping Brook
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Applegates Creek, Ardena Brook,
Bannen Meadow Brook, Bass Run, Bear Swamp Brook, Big Brook, Birch Creek, Birch
Swamp Brook, Bittern Brook.
Parks in Monmouth County include: Turkey Swamp Wildlife Management
Area, Turkey Swamp Park, Normandy Park, Deep Cut County Park, Liberty Oak Park,
Poricy Park, Tindall Park, Dorbrook County Park, Dorsett Park.
Beach: Ideal Beach.
Current college students: 30,358
People 25 years of age or
older with a high school degree or higher: 87.9%
People 25 years of age or
older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
Number of foreign born residents: 63,807 (53% naturalized
Mean travel time to work: 34.8 minutes
units in structures:
- One, detached: 161,048
- One, attached: 19,766
- Two: 9,684
- 3 or 4: 9,347
- 5 to 9: 9,520
- 10 to 19: 10,510
- 20 or more: 17,714
- Mobile homes: 3,213
- Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 82