Monmouth County

Monmouth County, New Jersey

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Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: (732) 431-7324
Fax: (732) 409-7566

In central NJ on Lower New York Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, south of Jersey City; original county, organized Mar 7, 1683. Name Origin: For Monmouthshire, a county in England

Area (sq mi):: 665.12 (land 471.94; water 193.18) Population per square mile: 1347.50
Population 2005: 635,952 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 615,301 (White 80.60%; Black or African American 8.10%; Hispanic or Latino 6.20%; Asian 4.00%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 10.40%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $31,149; median household $64,271; Population below poverty level: 6.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $42,635-$43,427
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 34.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Long Branch (31,526)
  • Asbury Park (16,819)
  • Tinton Falls (16,206)
  • Eatontown (14,139)
  • Red Bank (11,940)
  • Freehold County seat (11,527)
  • Keansburg (10,739)

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    The last known occurrence of seabeach amaranth in New Jersey was in 1913, and the plant had not been found in Monmouth County since 1899.
    The Monmouth County team was playing on its home turf and had recruited a team of 160, including some whom Moseley called ringers: Australian lifeguards working in New Jersey just for the summer.
    We've had people hire contractors to take down all their trees, because they didn't want to live through another gypsy-moth attack," says David Shaw, superintendent of the Monmouth County Shade Tree Commission in east-central New Jersey.

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