Monmouth County

Monmouth County, New Jersey

Market Yard
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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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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