Monmouth County, New Jersey (NJ)


Monmouth County, NJ mapCounty Population: 615,301
County Houses: 240,884
Land area: 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 County:

  • 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%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Median age: 37.7 years
Males: 48.6%, Females: 51.4%
Average household size in Monmouth County: 2.70
Median household income: $64,271 (year 2000)
Median house value: $203,100 (year 2000)
Median montly rent in 2000: $759
Institutionalized population: 4,899
Median monthly costs for houses with a mortgage in Monmouth County in 2000: $1603

Cities in this county include: Long Branch, Asbury Park, Tinton 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 Reservoir.

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.

Post office:

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 citizens)

Mean travel time to work: 34.8 minutes

Housing 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 does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.  This data has been compiled from multiple government and commercial sources

County of Monmouth
Sunday, May 21, 2006

Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration
Pat Guadagno Bob Fest with "Tired Horses"
Two River Theatre, 21 Bridge Ave, Red Bank
May 24, 2006
(732) 345-1400

Erin Brockovich
Smart Talk Women's Lecture Series
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St, Red Bank

May 25, 2006

Freehold Kruise Nite Kickoff
Live entertainmant by the Half Brothers
Main St, Freehold
May 25, 2006
(732) 462-3583

Trout Fishing in America
Music for people who take fun seriously
Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch
May 27, 2006
(732) 571-3483

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