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Howell township, NJ map Land area: 60.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 48,903 (88% urban, 12% rural)
Males: 23,864  (48.8%)
Females: 25,039  (51.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 48,814 (44,377 owner occupied, 4,437 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

34%


Races in Howell township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 86.4%
  • Black: 3.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.7
Median age of females: 36.2

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Average household size: 3.04

Howell township:

3.0 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Average family size: 3.42

Estimated median household income in 2009: $75,022 ($59,858 in 1999)
This township:

$75,022
New Jersey:

$68,342

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $767 (lower quartile is $694, upper quartile is $940)
Here:

$767
State:

$962

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $268,053 (it was $130,300 in 2000)
Howell township:

$268,053
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $215,034 - $347,522

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $307,386
Here:

$307,386
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $336,419
Here:

$336,419
State:

$286,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,687
Here:

$101,687
State:

$336,988

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $360,983
Here:

$360,983
State:

$292,192

Mobile homes: $56,355
Here:

$56,355
State:

$53,584
Population density: 803 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.2%
Whole state:

8.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Ramtown, Farmingdale.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Howell township: Cruz Farm Country Club (A), Howell Park Golf Course (B), Howell Station (C), Camp Housman (D), Howell Township Police Emergency Medical Services (E), Courtesy Medical Transportation (F), Howell First Aid and Rescue Squad (G), Howell Township Fire District 1 Squankum Fire Company 1 (H), Howell Township Fire District 3 Southard Fire Department (I), Howell Township Fire District 5 Freewood Acres Fire Company (J), Howell Township Fire Company Adelphia Station 2 (K), Howell Township Fire District 2 Howell Fire Company Adelphia Station 1 (L), Monmouth County Fire Academy (M), Howell Township Fire Bureau (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Howell township include: Squankum United Methodist Church (A), Open Door Bible Church (B), Church of The Master (C), First Baptist Church (D), Saint Veronica's Roman Catholic Church (E), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (F), Church of Nativity (G), Congregation Ahavat Achim (H), Bethany Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brewer Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Quaker Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Echo Lake (A), Lake Louise (B), Cascade Lake (C), Aldrich Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Fork Ridge Creek (A), West Fork Turtle Brook (B), Mingamahone Brook (C), Willow Run (D), Woodcock Brook (E), Yellow Brook (F), Dicks Brook (G), Polypod Brook (H), Debois Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Howell township include: Howell County Park (1), Oak Green Park (2), Echo Lake Park (3), Aldrich Lake Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 1,149 (44% naturalized citizens)

Howell township:  2.3%
State:  17.5%

53% of Howell township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in New Jersey.

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

  • This state: 22401
  • Northeast: 790
  • Midwest: 2383
  • South: 2256
  • West: 710

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $98,200


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Howell township, New Jersey:

  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,934
  • One, attached: 628
  • 3 or 4: 273
  • 5 to 9: 772
  • 10 to 19: 1,157
  • 20 to 49: 496
  • 50 or more: 230
  • Mobile homes: 967

Median worth of mobile homes: $31,200


Housing units in Howell township with a mortgage: 5,751 (477 second mortgage, 829 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,743

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 584
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,150
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,074
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,720
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,061
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,710
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,310
  • 1940 to 1949: 456
  • 1939 or earlier: 392

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howell township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 123
  • 4 rooms: 439
  • 5 rooms: 1,495
  • 6 rooms: 2,065
  • 7 rooms: 1,789
  • 8 rooms: 1,481
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,326

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howell township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 96
  • 2 rooms: 298
  • 3 rooms: 638
  • 4 rooms: 882
  • 5 rooms: 808
  • 6 rooms: 190
  • 7 rooms: 133
  • 8 rooms: 13
  • 9 or more rooms: 22

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Howell township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 40
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,336
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,665
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,408
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 269

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howell township:

  • no bedroom: 104
  • 1 bedroom: 1,195
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,488
  • 3 bedrooms: 206
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Howell township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 189
  • 1 vehicle: 1,804
  • 2 vehicles: 4,705
  • 3 vehicles: 1,542
  • 4 vehicles: 337
  • 5 or more vehicles: 141

Cars and other vehicles available in Howell township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 123
  • 1 vehicle: 1,654
  • 2 vehicles: 1,141
  • 3 vehicles: 112
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5 or more vehicles: 32

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (22%)
  • Machinery (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Computer and electronic products (12%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Child care workers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other financial specialists (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Howell township:

  • German (17.7%)
  • English (12.7%)
  • Irish (11.5%)
  • United States or American (9.9%)
  • Polish (6.6%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.0%)
  • Italian (2.7%)

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

  • India (11%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Iran (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Greece (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,567 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 1,072 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 26 (0%)
  • Other means: 36 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 267 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Howell township, New Jersey:

  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

93.0% of residents of Howell township speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,552
  • In family households: 25,204 (6,759 male householders, 1,446 female householders)
    7,010 spouses, 8,946 children (8,188 natural, 183 adopted, 575 stepchildren), 151 grandchildren, 111 brothers or sisters, 143 parents, 254 other relatives, 384 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,348 (1,744 male householders (1,406 living alone)), 1,823 female householders (1,532 living alone)), 781 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 325 (241 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,497 2-persons, 1,885 3-persons, 1,835 4-persons, 699 5-persons, 264 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,938 1-person, 547 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 9 5-persons,

12,756 married couples with children.
1,553 single-parent households (309 men, 1,244 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 515
Here:

14.2%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 212
Here:

12.7%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 230
Here:

15.9%
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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Howell township:

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