Monmouth County, New Jersey (NJ)

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County population in 2012: 629,384 (96% urban, 4% rural); it was 615,301 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 131,005
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 44,152
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 167,273
Renter-occupied apartments: 58,826 (it was 56,963 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

35%

Land area: 472 sq. mi.

Water area: 193.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 1337 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Monmouth County: 121.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Monmouth County, New Jersey:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.0%)
  • Asian alone (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
New Jersey median age:  39.0 years
Males: 306,654  (47.4%)
Females: 323,726  (52.6%)

Monmouth County,NJ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Monmouth County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $83,749 ($64,271 in 1999)

This county:

$83749
New Jersey:

$70165

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,100 (lower quartile is $883, upper quartile is $1,476)
This county:

$1100
State:

$1035


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $380,600 (it was $195,800 in 2000)
Monmouth:

$380,600
New Jersey:

$307,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $266,600 - $557,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,495
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $974

Institutionalized population: 4,345
Monmouth County, NJ map from a distance

Health of residents in Monmouth County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
76.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
50.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
82.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
78.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is more than average.
8.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2268 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2001: 1871 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2002: 2213 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2003: 2068 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2004: 2179 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2005: 1932 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2006: 1517 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2007: 1130 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2008: 831 buildings, average cost: $257,900
  • 2009: 753 buildings, average cost: $207,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,745 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,285 (2.0%)

Monmouth County household income distribution in 2009 Monmouth County home values distribution Monmouth County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents, 24.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
Monmouth County:

7.7%
New Jersey:

11.4%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.1% for American Indian residents, 24.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.8% for other race residents, 14.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: New York-Monmouth-Ocean, NY-NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monmouth County is $1003 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1133 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1406 a month.

Cities in this county include: Long Branch, Asbury Park, Tinton Falls, Eatontown, West Freehold, Red Bank, Robertsville, Morganville, Freehold, Keansburg.

Monmouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Monmouth County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.115 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Monmouth County: Hominy Hills Golf Course (A), Deal Golf and Country Club (B), Jumping Brook Golf Club (C), Rumson Country Club (D), Spring Meadow Golf and Country Club (E), Manasquan Circle (F), Cruz Farm Country Club (G), Camp Zehnder (H), Bel - Aire Golf Course (I), Charleston Springs Golf Course (J), Holland Orchards Country Club (K), Howell Park Golf Course (L), Marlboro Industrial Park (M), Navesink Country Club (N), Ocean Township Industrial Park (O), Pine Brook Golf Course (P), Shark River Golf Course (Q), River Plaza (R), Sandy Hook Lighthouse (S), Beacon Hill Country Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Seaview Square Mall Shopping Center (1), Sea Girt Mall Shopping Center (2), Freehold Raceway Mall Shopping Center (3), Holmdel Towne Center Shopping Center (4), Airport Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monmouth County include: Old Tennent Presbyterian Church (A), Union Baptist Church (B), Good Samaritan Church (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Macedonia Baptist Church (E), Our Lady of Providence Roman Catholic Church (F), Bethel Bible Chapel (G), Due Process Stables Golf Course (H), Temple Beth-El (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rosemont Cemetery (1), Saint Catharine Cemetery (2), Brewer Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4), Saint Clements Cemetery (5), Temple Beth El Cemetery (6), Saint Anne's Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Haskell Pond (A), Glendola Reservoir (B), Swimming River Reservoir (C), Poricy Pond (D), Marion Lake (E), Echo Lake (F), Lake Topanemus (G), Perrineville Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Laurel Gully Brook (A), Lahaway Creek (B), Willow Brook (C), West Fork Ridge Creek (D), West Fork Turtle Brook (E), Jumping Brook (F), Miry Run (G), Mingamahone Brook (H), Willow Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monmouth County include: Howell County Park (1), Weltz Park (2), Veterans Park (3), Tindall Park (4), Stevenson Park (5), Poricy Park (6), Oak Green Park (7), Normandy Park (8), Allaire State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Cliffwood Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Burlington County , Mercer County , Middlesex County , Ocean County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

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)

Monmouth County:

10.4%
Whole state:

17.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 13,517
  • 1990 to 1994: 9,324
  • 1985 to 1989: 8,325
  • 1980 to 1984: 6,483
  • 1975 to 1979: 5,090
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,091
  • 1970 to 1974: 4,155
  • 1965 to 1969: 11,822

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.0%

Monmouth County marital status for males Monmouth County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Monmouth County with a mortgage: 115,013 (11,657 second mortgage, 18,994 home equity loan, 575 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 34,962

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monmouth County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,03148
Mainline Protestant37,657131
Other31,79470
Evangelical Protestant16,025106
Black Protestant6,50733
Orthodox6,3779
None269,989-
Monmouth County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 165
Monmouth County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 117
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Monmouth County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 623
This county:

9.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monmouth County:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Monmouth County:

20.4%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.8%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Monmouth County:

Average size of farms: 53 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,425
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2784.72
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.11%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.85%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,884
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,417
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.36
Corn for grain: 2495 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 911 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6015 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,953 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 463 acres

Tornado activity:

Monmouth County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 13174257.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/10/1964, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monmouth County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.8 miles away from Monmouth County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 291.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.5 miles away from Monmouth County center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Monmouth County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (9%)
  • India (7%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Monmouth County (%):

  • Italian (23%)
  • Irish (18%)
  • German (9%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • Russian (3%)

Monmouth County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 221,097 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 26,932 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11,949 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 61 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 524 (0%)
  • Railroad: 10,840 (4%)
  • Ferryboat: 1,455 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,037 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 199 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 875 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,886 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,579 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9,504 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Monmouth County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 3,650 people in nursing homes
  • 1,469 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,158 people in military ships
  • 1,055 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 869 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 327 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 316 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 246 people in religious group quarters
  • 233 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 189 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 144 people in other group homes
  • 132 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 36 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 33 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 3 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

People in group quarters in Monmouth County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 2,963 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,583 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,305 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 423 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 362 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 324 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 260 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 201 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 115 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 57 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 52 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $92,978.

4.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
New Jersey average:

5.08%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,108 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

2.47% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($42,783 average AGI)
1.66% relocated from other states ($27,713 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

1.66%
New Jersey average:

2.19%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ocean County, NJ  0.72% ($49,619 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.66% ($66,985)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.21% ($107,523)
from Union County, NJ  0.16% ($75,676)
from Kings County, NY  0.14% ($77,076)
from Richmond County, NY  0.14% ($82,896)
from New York County, NY  0.13% ($151,242)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
New Jersey average:

5.65%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($426 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

2.21% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($28,075 average AGI)
2.61% relocated to other states ($36,321 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

2.61%
New Jersey average:

2.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ocean County, NJ  0.81% ($58,512 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.51% ($56,722)
to New York County, NY  0.23% ($79,458)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.21% ($71,378)
to Harford County, MD  0.16% ($109,929)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.10% ($63,442)
to Kings County, NY  0.10% ($35,555)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Monmouth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Monmouth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Monmouth County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 89,357 (79,307 aged, 10,050 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12998.47
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 220.490
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31294.46

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1104.170
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 800.530
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 20.76

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 74.41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 107.4

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 22.17
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 3151.386

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 71.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 26.4
  • Firearm - 17.6
  • Poisoning - 17.6
  • Other - 9.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 622,710

Size of family households: 59,930 2-persons, 38,358 3-persons, 38,662 4-persons, 17,498 5-persons, 5,693 6-persons, 3,248 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 58,515 1-person, 10,282 2-persons, 984 3-persons, 476 4-persons, 203 5-persons, 84 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons.

125,255 married couples with children.
23,491 single-parent households (4,389 men, 19,102 women).

85.3% of residents of Monmouth County speak English at home.
5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
6.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,298,847,000 ($6756 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,233,759,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,477,340,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $757,508,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,283,000
Federal grants: $464,068,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,114,451,000 ($872,878,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $478,197,000 ($310,947,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $33,479,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $314,467,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,561,359,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 41,338
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 28,142
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10,868
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,665
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Monmouth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 56.48 millions of gallons per day (31% from ground, 69% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,097
  • 2000 to 2004: 26,129
  • 1990 to 1999: 28,012
  • 1980 to 1989: 37,788
  • 1970 to 1979: 35,132
  • 1960 to 1969: 41,128
  • 1950 to 1959: 36,302
  • 1940 to 1949: 13,343
  • 1939 or earlier: 38,860
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 160
  • 2 rooms: 595
  • 3 rooms: 3,318
  • 4 rooms: 11,336
  • 5 rooms: 21,618
  • 6 rooms: 30,746
  • 7 rooms: 30,541
  • 8 rooms: 32,808
  • 9+ rooms: 36,151
  • 1 room: 2,964
  • 2 rooms: 5,255
  • 3 rooms: 14,913
  • 4 rooms: 15,017
  • 5 rooms: 9,406
  • 6 rooms: 5,013
  • 7 rooms: 2,161
  • 8 rooms: 1,291
  • 9+ rooms: 943
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 264
  • 1 bedroom: 5,213
  • 2 bedrooms: 30,213
  • 3 bedrooms: 60,485
  • 4 bedrooms: 54,138
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16,960
  • no bedroom: 3,800
  • 1 bedroom: 24,441
  • 2 bedrooms: 17,934
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,884
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,277
  • 5+ bedrooms: 627
Cars and other vehicles available in Monmouth County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,491
  • 1 vehicle: 41,620
  • 2 vehicles: 83,774
  • 3 vehicles: 27,053
  • 4 vehicles: 7,260
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,075
  • no vehicle: 11,897
  • 1 vehicle: 28,548
  • 2 vehicles: 13,453
  • 3 vehicles: 2,328
  • 4 vehicles: 409
  • 5+ vehicles: 328

63% of Monmouth County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in New Jersey.

Monmouth County:

62.6%
State average:

62.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $179,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monmouth County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.2%)
  • Electricity (4.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (65.1%)
  • Electricity (21.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9,402
Here:

12.3%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,462
Here:

13.0%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7,895
Here:

33.1%
New Jersey:

30.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Monmouth County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $11,575,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,752,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $32,237,000
    Other Higher Education: $6,499,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,436,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,073,000
    Regular Highways: $2,513,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,437,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,316,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $93,026,000
    Other Higher Education: $81,505,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,572,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,799,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,464,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,470,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,350,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,111,000
    Regular Highways: $17,993,000
    Police Protection: $17,139,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $15,690,000
    Health - Other: $15,620,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,745,000
    Libraries: $10,683,000
    Financial Administration: $7,943,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $7,931,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,854,000
    Local Fire Protection: $599,000
    Housing and Community Development: $458,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $414,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $378,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $245,000
    Benefit Payments: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,949,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $4,019,000
    General - Other: $50,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $2,194,000
    Health - Other: $265,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $16,578,000
    Financial Administration: $1,932,000
    Regular Highways: $524,000
    Other Higher Education: $478,000
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
    General Public Building: $42,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $238,825,000

Monmouth County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $41,172,000
    Higher Education - Other: $38,082,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,761,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $8,725,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,307,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $222,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $141,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $74,000
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,182,000
    Education: $2,068,000
    Housing and Community Development: $458,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $44,286,000
    All Other: $1,318,000
    Highways: $752,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,552,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,163,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,499,000
    Sale of Property: $840,000
    Rents: $708,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $32,342,000
    Education: $29,254,000
    All Other: $22,191,000
    Health and Hospitals: $17,714,000
    Highways: $8,928,000
  • Tax - Property: $274,274,000
    Other License: $5,795,000
    Public Utility License: $31,000

Monmouth County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,240,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,610,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,565,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,935,000

Monmouth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,283,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,480,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Monmouth County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Monmouth County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 141 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,739$284,2213,682$329,17319,270$295,514956$159,59623$2,865,3041,505$347,65424$65,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED166$296,054476$345,0231,699$299,685131$160,9773$1,129,000143$375,4627$41,429
APPLICATIONS DENIED351$275,678624$330,0546,366$327,726633$98,3253$645,000612$359,28422$49,909
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN258$280,329555$326,4074,081$305,387196$180,5203$4,780,000292$318,6163$41,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS75$283,200134$388,4551,072$325,04551$169,8820$070$525,1713$54,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 130 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED381$299,782190$323,7957$319,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED169$329,491117$344,6844$340,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED73$306,54896$351,1983$380,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$369,35531$328,2901$415,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$328,0006$1,253,5002$260,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Monmouth County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,23874.1 years
Mary4,41980.8 years
William3,88374.8 years
Joseph3,42975.3 years
Helen2,48580.5 years
James2,48372.5 years
Margaret2,33479.9 years
George2,32675.4 years
Charles2,29775.5 years
Robert2,22169.9 years
Most common last names in Monmouth County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,30576.2 years
Johnson77974.6 years
Brown71575.4 years
Miller56477.1 years
Williams56172.3 years
Jones52574.8 years
White44475.6 years
Wilson38875.2 years
Davis38174.0 years
Anderson36776.7 years
Businesses in Monmouth County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven34Justice3
A&P5KFC4
ALDI3Kincaid1
ALDO4Kmart4
AMF Bowling1Kohl's4
AT&T10Kroger1
Abercrombie & Fitch2La Quinta1
Abercrombie Kids2La-Z-Boy3
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant2
Advance Auto Parts3Lane Furniture11
Aeropostale4LensCrafters2
Aerosoles2Levi Strauss & Co.1
American Eagle Outfitters2Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor8Lowe's3
Apple Store1Macy's3
Applebee's6Marriott5
Arby's3Marshalls3
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets70
AutoZone3McDonald's22
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse3
BMW2Motherhood Maternity8
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1New Balance13
Bakers1New York & Co2
Banana Republic4Nike12
Barnes & Noble3Nissan4
Baskin-Robbins12Nordstrom1
Bath & Body Works3OfficeMax1
Bebe1Old Navy2
Bed Bath & Beyond5Olive Garden2
Blockbuster6Outback1
Brooks Brothers2Outback Steakhouse1
Brookstone1Pac Sun3
Budget Car Rental5Panda Express1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panera Bread5
Burger King13Papa John's Pizza4
CVS16Pathmark2
Cache1Payless9
Casual Male XL1Penske6
Charlotte Russe3PetSmart4
Chevrolet3Pier 1 Imports4
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut5
Chico's3Popeyes1
Chipotle2Pottery Barn1
Cinnabon 2Pottery Barn Kids1
Circle K1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Clarks3Quiznos3
Cold Stone Creamery2RadioShack12
Coldwater Creek2Raymour & Flanigan2
Comfort Inn2Red Lobster1
Costco1Red Roof Inn1
Curves2Rite Aid17
DHL4Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen6Ruby Tuesday4
Decora Cabinetry27Rue211
Domino's Pizza11Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn4SONIC Drive-In1
Dressbarn4Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts61Sears10
Econo Lodge1Sephora2
Eddie Bauer2Sheraton1
Express2Skechers USA2
Extended Stay America1Soma Intimates1
Famous Footwear6Spencer Gifts2
Fashion Bug2Sprint Nextel6
FedEx145Staples8
Finish Line2Starbucks13
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Stop & Shop8
Foot Locker3Subaru2
Ford6Subway19
Forever 212T-Mobile24
GNC17T.G.I. Driday's3
GameStop14T.J.Maxx3
Gap5Taco Bell6
Goodwill9Talbots4
Gymboree4Target4
H&M1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block15The Limited2
Haagen-Dazs2The Room Place3
Harmon Face Values4Toyota2
Hilton1Toys"R"Us8
Holiday Inn3Trader Joe's1
Hollister Co.2True Value8
Home Depot6U-Haul24
Honda1UPS165
Hot Topic2Urban Outfitters1
Houlihan's1Verizon Wireless9
Hyundai2Victoria's Secret5
IHOP4Volkswagen3
IZOD2Walgreens14
J. Jill2Walmart4
J.Crew4Wendy's12
JCPenney2Wet Seal2
JoS. A. Bank4White Castle2
Johnny Rockets2Whole Foods Market1
Jones New York6YMCA10
Journeys3

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