Health and Nutrition of Red Bank, NJ Residents

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Forty eight percent of Red Bank residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • Monmouth County 50.2%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.6
  • County 21.1
  • New Jersey 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.6
  • New Jersey 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.8
  • New Jersey 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • Monmouth County 1.8
  • New Jersey 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.4
  • State 3.2

The average Red Bank resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Red Bank residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Red Bank 2.0
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 16.8%
  • Monmouth County 15.6%
  • New Jersey 15.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • County 21.1%
  • State 20.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Red Bank 44.3%
  • County 47.4%
  • State 47.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • Monmouth County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Red Bank 3.0
  • Monmouth County 2.8
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.3
  • Monmouth County 22.7
  • State 23.1

The average height of Red Bank residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 178 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Red Bank 66.4
  • Monmouth County 66.8
  • New Jersey 66.5

Average weight (pounds)

  • Red Bank 178.4
  • Monmouth County 179.2
  • State 178.1

Average BMI

  • Here 28.6
  • Monmouth County 28.6
  • New Jersey 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Red Bank 37.4%
  • County 36.8%
  • New Jersey 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 48.6%
  • County 48.4%
  • State 48.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Red Bank 32.3%
  • County 35.4%
  • New Jersey 35.7%

Sixty five percent of Red Bank residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Red Bank 64.6%
  • County 62.8%
  • New Jersey 60.9%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • Monmouth County 23.5%
  • State 22.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Red Bank 21.9%
  • Monmouth County 21.4%
  • New Jersey 20.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Red Bank 3.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • New Jersey 2.6%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • County 12.9%
  • New Jersey 11.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eleven percent of people living in Red Bank have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty five percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Red Bank 10.6%
  • County 10.0%
  • New Jersey 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Red Bank 45.4%
  • Monmouth County 47.3%
  • State 47.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Red Bank 3.3%
  • Monmouth County 3.1%
  • New Jersey 3.0%

Red Bank residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Red Bank 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • New Jersey 1.1

Eleven percent of Red Bank residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Nineteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Red Bank 10.8%
  • Monmouth County 11.3%
  • State 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Monmouth County 5.4%
  • State 5.2%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 66.1%
  • Monmouth County 67.9%
  • New Jersey 66.2%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 26.0%
  • Monmouth County 29.1%
  • New Jersey 27.2%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Red Bank 13.9%
  • Monmouth County 16.0%
  • New Jersey 14.9%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 19.2%
  • Monmouth County 21.9%
  • New Jersey 19.9%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • Monmouth County 42.1%
  • New Jersey 38.7%

Seventy two percent of people living in Red Bank are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 72.5%
  • Monmouth County 75.9%
  • New Jersey 75.3%

Twenty four percent of people living in Red Bank have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty four percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty one percent of people in Red Bank frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 23.5%
  • County 23.0%
  • New Jersey 22.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Red Bank 24.1%
  • Monmouth County 24.6%
  • State 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Red Bank 41.0%
  • Monmouth County 43.5%
  • State 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Red Bank 18.5%
  • County 19.4%
  • New Jersey 18.7%

Thirty percent of people living in Red Bank use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • County 37.0%
  • State 34.9%

Twenty six percent of Red Bank residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Red Bank 26.2%
  • Monmouth County 25.7%
  • State 25.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Red Bank 26.9%
  • Monmouth County 26.8%
  • State 26.7%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 40.4%
  • Monmouth County 41.3%
  • State 40.5%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.3%
  • County 51.2%
  • State 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 28.5%
  • County 26.7%
  • State 27.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.4%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 20.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • Monmouth County 18.9%
  • New Jersey 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Red Bank 14.4%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 13.5%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Red Bank 4.5%
  • County 4.2%
  • New Jersey 4.3%

Red Bank residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Red Bank 2.0
  • County 2.1
  • New Jersey 2.0

Seventy eight percent of people living in Red Bank have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.6 days per month on average. They have 5.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Red Bank 78.2%
  • Monmouth County 80.1%
  • New Jersey 78.8%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • County 10.6%
  • New Jersey 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Red Bank 4.6
  • County 5.1
  • New Jersey 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.8
  • Monmouth County 5.6
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Red Bank 23.3
  • County 22.9
  • State 21.6

Ninety eight percent of Red Bank residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety two percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Red Bank have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty one percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Red Bank were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.0 men on average. They have had 1.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Red Bank were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Eleven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Red Bank has vaginal or anal sex 64 times a year. Fifty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Red Bank 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.6%
  • County 97.4%
  • New Jersey 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 92.2%
  • Monmouth County 94.5%
  • State 94.0%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 83.4%
  • Monmouth County 87.2%
  • State 85.3%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 49.5%
  • County 48.0%
  • State 47.2%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • County 6.1%
  • New Jersey 6.3%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 97.2%
  • Monmouth County 97.5%
  • State 96.9%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Here 81.4%
  • County 85.5%
  • New Jersey 83.3%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 37.7%
  • Monmouth County 38.2%
  • New Jersey 37.8%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Red Bank 12.5%
  • Monmouth County 10.7%
  • State 11.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.5
  • Monmouth County 17.0
  • State 17.0

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 27.1
  • Monmouth County 26.5
  • State 26.5

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Red Bank 21.8
  • County 21.3
  • New Jersey 21.1

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 21.2
  • County 21.9
  • New Jersey 21.9

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 5.2
  • County 5.3
  • New Jersey 4.8

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Red Bank 2.0
  • Monmouth County 2.7
  • New Jersey 2.7

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Red Bank 1.1
  • Monmouth County 1.5
  • New Jersey 1.6

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Red Bank 20.3
  • County 20.2
  • State 19.9

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 3.9
  • County 5.0
  • New Jersey 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Red Bank 11.1%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 9.5%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 63.5
  • Monmouth County 60.3
  • State 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Red Bank 50.5%
  • County 55.2%
  • State 51.8%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 11.2
  • County 10.9
  • New Jersey 10.3

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 8.9
  • Monmouth County 9.6
  • New Jersey 8.9

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Red Bank 0.6
  • Monmouth County 0.5
  • New Jersey 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 72.5%
  • County 80.3%
  • State 75.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in Red Bank use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Monmouth County 9.8%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Monmouth County 4.4%
  • State 4.4%

Red Bank residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty nine percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Monmouth County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Red Bank 28.7%
  • Monmouth County 31.5%
  • New Jersey 29.3%

Fifty two percent of Red Bank residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Red Bank 51.9%
  • Monmouth County 49.6%
  • State 48.7%

Twenty one percent of Red Bank residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty four percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eighteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty nine percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • County 21.4%
  • New Jersey 20.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Red Bank 34.4%
  • County 36.9%
  • State 35.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 31.2%
  • Monmouth County 29.3%
  • New Jersey 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 18.4%
  • County 20.0%
  • New Jersey 21.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 38.8%
  • County 42.9%
  • New Jersey 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.0
  • Monmouth County 6.1
  • New Jersey 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Red Bank 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Red Bank 1.2
  • Monmouth County 1.2
  • New Jersey 1.3

Ten percent of Red Bank residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty two percent are overweight. Twenty one percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Twelve percent of people living in Red Bank have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • Monmouth County 10.3%
  • New Jersey 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Red Bank 4.1%
  • Monmouth County 3.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Red Bank 3.1%
  • County 4.0%
  • New Jersey 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 31.8%
  • County 34.3%
  • State 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Red Bank 21.0%
  • Monmouth County 18.8%
  • New Jersey 18.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Red Bank 12.2%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 11.2%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Red Bank 20.2%
  • Monmouth County 18.6%
  • State 19.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 25.7%
  • New Jersey 24.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.7%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.4%
  • New Jersey 3.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • New Jersey 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Monmouth County 2.2%
  • New Jersey 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Red Bank 3.7%
  • Monmouth County 3.7%
  • State 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Monmouth County 3.7%
  • New Jersey 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Monmouth County 3.2%
  • New Jersey 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Monmouth County 7.7%
  • New Jersey 7.3%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Monmouth County 3.7%
  • State 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Red Bank 3.4%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Red Bank 7.9%
  • County 9.1%
  • New Jersey 8.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty six percent of births in Red Bank were vaginal deliveries. Thirty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.1 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in Red Bank have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 65.9%
  • County 63.3%
  • New Jersey 63.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • Monmouth County 36.7%
  • New Jersey 36.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Red Bank 99.1%
  • County 99.3%
  • New Jersey 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 60.9%
  • Monmouth County 59.4%
  • State 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Red Bank 52.8%
  • Monmouth County 56.4%
  • New Jersey 57.2%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Red Bank 22.9%
  • Monmouth County 22.3%
  • New Jersey 21.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Red Bank 11.7%
  • County 12.2%
  • New Jersey 11.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Red Bank 69.6%
  • Monmouth County 75.3%
  • New Jersey 72.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Red Bank 6.1%
  • Monmouth County 8.4%
  • State 7.4%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Red Bank 17.8%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Red Bank 16.6%
  • Monmouth County 18.4%
  • New Jersey 17.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Red Bank report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Red Bank residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Red Bank are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Red Bank 54.5%
  • County 56.5%
  • New Jersey 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Red Bank 4.1%
  • County 4.6%
  • New Jersey 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • Monmouth County 39.7%
  • State 40.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • County 8.5%
  • New Jersey 8.2%

People in Red Bank spend $354 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Red Bank spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $129 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $22 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Red Bank $354
  • Monmouth County $366
  • State $365

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 25.3%
  • Monmouth County 22.5%
  • State 22.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $72
  • County $74
  • State $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.0%
  • New Jersey 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Red Bank $129
  • County $148
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • Monmouth County 6.6%
  • New Jersey 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $22
  • County $25
  • New Jersey $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 1.2%
  • New Jersey 1.2%

People living in Red Bank report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Red Bank population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Fifteen percent of people in Red Bank had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.1%
  • County 79.0%
  • State 79.7%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Red Bank 80.2%
  • County 78.3%
  • State 80.7%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Red Bank 95.6%
  • Monmouth County 94.9%
  • New Jersey 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Red Bank 18.2%
  • Monmouth County 19.6%
  • State 18.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Red Bank 42.1%
  • Monmouth County 41.8%
  • New Jersey 39.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Red Bank 15.0%
  • Monmouth County 14.9%
  • New Jersey 14.1%

Twenty eight percent of Red Bank residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Red Bank 27.6%
  • Monmouth County 24.9%
  • New Jersey 25.4%

Eighteen percent of Red Bank residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty four percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eleven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • Monmouth County 17.9%
  • State 16.9%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Red Bank 24.3%
  • County 24.0%
  • New Jersey 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Red Bank 10.3%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Monmouth County 9.5%
  • New Jersey 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Red Bank 9.0%
  • County 7.5%
  • New Jersey 7.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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