Holmdel Township, New Jersey
|Holmdel Township, New Jersey|
|— Township —|
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||February 23, 1857|
|• Mayor||Patrick Impreveduto (term ends December 31, 2013)|
|• Administrator||Andrew Katz|
|• Clerk||Maureen Doloughty|
|• Total||18.115 sq mi (46.916 km2)|
|• Land||17.896 sq mi (46.35 km2)|
|• Water||0.219 sq mi (0.566 km2) 1.21%|
|Area rank||155th of 566 in state
10th of 53 in county
|Elevation||144 ft (44 m)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Rank||150th of 566 in state
13th of 53 in county
|• Density||937.3/sq mi (361.9/km2)|
|• Density rank||394th of 566 in state
46th of 53 in county
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0882119|
Holmdel Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 16,773, reflecting an increase of 992 (+6.3%) from the 15,781 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 4,249 (+36.8%) from the 11,532 counted in the 1990 Census.
Holmdel is a suburb of New York City and is located 15 miles (24 km) west of the Jersey Shore. The township is notable, among other things, for its historical and present connection to Bell Labs (and, later, Lucent Technologies and Alcatel-Lucent), where the transistor was first developed. Important evidence for the Big Bang was discovered at another Bell Labs facility in Holmdel by Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, both of whom won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work here.
Holmdel's picturesque beauty, proximity to New York City and main highways, award-winning public schools, large homes, rich history, PNC Bank Arts Center, and the presence of many high paying jobs within commuting distance led the township to be ranked the #1 "Six-Figure Town" by Money magazine and CNN for 2009.
The earliest work on radio astronomy was conducted by Bell Labs engineer Karl Guthe Jansky in 1931 in Holmdel. In 1964, Arno Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson of Bell Labs discovered evidence for cosmic microwave background radiation while performing research with the Holmdel Horn Antenna, earning them the Nobel Prize in Physics.
The PNC Bank Arts Center is a 10,800-seat outdoor amphitheatre concert venue located in Holmdel. PNC Financial Services agreed to a deal in 1996 under which it would pay $9.2 million for the naming rights, as part an effort by the Parkway Authority to avoid toll increases, a deal that was extended for another five years in 2006. The facility, which originally opened in 1968, was commissioned by the Garden State Parkway Authority at a cost of $6.75 million and built based on a design by architect Edward Durell Stone. Adjacent to it is the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial, which opened on May 7, 1995.
Holmdel Township is located at United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 18.115 square miles (46.916 km2), of which, 17.896 square miles (46.35 km2) of it is land and 0.219 square miles (0.566 km2) of it (1.21%) is water. Holmdel Township is located roughly 35 miles (56 km) south of Manhattan and is a suburb of New York City.(40.374964,-74.173849). According to the
Crawford Hill, located at (40.3903863,-74.1840322), is Monmouth County's highest point, standing 391 feet (119 m) above sea level. The top portion of the hill is owned by Alcatel-Lucent and houses a research laboratory of Bell Laboratories.
A few major roads pass through the township. Major county routes that cross through include a short stretch of CR 516 in the north and CR 520 in the south. Route 34 passes through the western part while Route 35 goes through in the northern section. The Garden State Parkway passes through near the center with part of Exit 114 (the other half in Middletown Township) and Exit 116 (for the PNC Bank Arts Center) in Holmdel.
1930-1990 2000 2010
2010 Census 
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 16,773 people, 5,584 households, and 4,612 families residing in the township. The population density was 937.3 inhabitants per square mile (361.9 /km2). There were 5,792 housing units at an average density of 323.7 per square mile (125.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 77.55% (13,007) White, 0.86% (145) Black or African American, 0.07% (11) Native American, 19.16% (3,213) Asian, 0.01% (2) Pacific Islander, 0.54% (90) from other races, and 1.82% (305) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.70% (621) of the population.
There were 5,584 households out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.29.
In the township the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 17.8% from 25 to 44, 33.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.1 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006–2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $140,533 (with a margin of error of +/- $18,587) and the median family income was $154,360 (+/- $13,795). Males had a median income of $135,139 (+/- $15,633) versus $77,703 (+/- $13,861) for females. The per capita income for the township was $62,120 (+/- $6,232). About 3.0% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.
In 2009, the average annual family income was $159,000, making it one of the highest in the country.
2000 Census 
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 15,781 people, 4,948 households, and 4,328 families residing in the township. The population density was 878.4 people per square mile (339.1/km²). There were 5,137 housing units at an average density of 285.9 per square mile (110.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 80.20% White, 17.45% Asian, 0.65% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.45% of the population.
As of the 2000 Census, 9.97% of Holmdel Township's residents identified themselves as being of Chinese ancestry. This was the highest percentage of people with Chinese ancestry in any place in New Jersey with 1,000 or more residents identifying their ancestry.
There were 4,947 households out of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.1% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.5% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.09 and the average family size was 3.35.
In the township the age distribution of the population shows 28.5% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males.
According to the 2000 Census, the median income for a household in the township was $112,879, and the median income for a family was $122,785. Males had a median income of $94,825 versus $54,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $47,898. About 2.7% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.
Local government 
Holmdel Township is governed under the township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. The Township Committee is elected directly by the voters in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year. At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another as Deputy Mayor. The Township Committee exercises control over the conduct of municipal business by means of legislation through ordinances or resolutions, approval and adoption of the annual budget and the formulation of policy to be carried out by the staff.
As of 2012[update], members of the Holmdel Township Council are Mayor Patrick Impreveduto, Deputy Mayor Eric Hinds, Gregory Buontempo, Laurence I. Fink and Eric Hinds, with one seat vacant. Deputy Mayor Serena Dimaso left office in January 2012 to fill the vacant seat of Robert D. Clifton on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Federal, state and county representation 
Holmdel Township is located in the 4th Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 13th state legislative district. Prior to the 2010 Census, Holmdel Township had been part of the 12th Congressional District, a change made by the New Jersey Redistricting Commission that took effect in January 2013, based on the results of the November 2012 general elections.
New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District is represented by Christopher Smith (R). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken).
The 13th district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Joseph M. Kyrillos (R, Middletown Township) and in the General Assembly by Amy Handlin (R, Middletown Township) and Declan O'Scanlon (R, Little Silver). The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township). The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).
Monmouth County is governed by a Board of Chosen Freeholders consisting of five members who are elected at-large to serve three year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats up for election each year. At an annual reorganization meeting held in the beginning of January, the board selects one of its members to serve as Director and another as Deputy Director. As of 2013[update], Monmouth County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone (R, Neptune City; term ends December 31, 2013), Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso (R, Holmdel Township; 2013) John P. Curley (R, Middletown Township; 2015), Lillian G. Burry (R, Colts Neck Township; 2014), and Gary J. Rich, Sr. (R, Spring Lake; 2014). Constitutional officers elected on a countywide basis are County Clerk M. Claire French (Wall Township), Sheriff Shaun Golden (Farmingdale) and Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters (Middletown Township).
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 12,021 registered voters in Holmdel Township, of which 1,965 (16.3%) were registered as Democrats, 4,110 (34.2%) were registered as Republicans and 5,946 (49.5%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were no voters registered to other parties.
In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McCain received 58.6% of the vote here (5,403 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 39.2% (3,616 votes) and other candidates with 0.9% (82 votes), among the 9,225 ballots cast by the township's 12,679 registered voters, for a turnout of 72.8%. In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 61.9% of the vote here (5,522 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry with 37.1% (3,308 votes) and other candidates with 0.5% (56 votes), among the 8,915 ballots cast by the township's 11,892 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 75.0.
In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 67.8% of the vote here (4,182 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 25.8% (1,590 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 5.2% (318 votes) and other candidates with 0.7% (46 votes), among the 6,170 ballots cast by the township's 12,315 registered voters, yielding a 50.1% turnout.
The Holmdel Township Public Schools serve students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Village School (grade K-3; 841 students), Indian Hill School (4-6; 497), William R. Satz School (7-8; 556), and Holmdel High School (9-12; 808).
Holmdel High School was the 13th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 328 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2012 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 17th in 2010 out of 322 schools listed. The high school was ranked 20th in the state of New Jersey and number 723 overall by The Washington Post in its 2011 ranking of American high schools.
Private schools within the township include the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton's St. John Vianney High School and St. Benedict School, a kindergarten through eighth grade Catholic school that feeds into St. John Vianney. Holmdel is home of The New School of Monmouth County, an alternative school based on the British Integrated Method, in which students in grades K-8 spend three years in a "family" that covers three grades in a traditional school program.
Notable people 
Notable current and former residents of Holmdel Township include:
- Jon Bon Jovi (born 1962), singer-songwriter.
- John Burke (born 1971), former professional football player, New England Patriots, New York Jets and San Diego Chargers.
- John Cannon (born 1960), former defensive end who played nine seasons for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- Christopher Dell, U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo; previously U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe and U.S. Ambassador to Angola.
- John J. Ely (1778–1852), member of the New Jersey General Assembly.
- Renzo Gracie (born 1967), professional mixed martial arts Fighter from Brazil.
- Granian, band formed by musician Garen Guyikian.
- John Henry Heyer (1831–1905), politician.
- Jodi Kantor (born 1975), reporter for The New York Times and author of The Obamas.
- SallyAnn Mosey, meteorologist.
- Tab Ramos (born 1966), football midfielder, is a retired U.S.Olympic and National Team soccer player. Was the first player to sign with Major League Soccer, where he played seven years with the MetroStars.
- Bob Roggy (1956–1986), athlete who set the American javelin throw record in the early 1980s.
- Lorene Scafaria (born 1978), screenwriter, playwright, actress and singer.
- Anthony Spalliero (1942–2010), real estate developer with organized crime ties.
- Bruce Springsteen (born 1949), singer-songwriter.
- Felicia Stoler, host of Honey, We're Killing the Kids on The Learning Channel.
- John H. Tilelli, Jr. (born 1941), retired United States Army four star general.
- John Valentin (born 1967), infielder who played for the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets.
- Robert Woodrow Wilson, (born 1936), awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1978.
Points of interest 
- Holmdel Arboretum
- Holmdel Park
- Holmes-Hendrickson House
- PNC Bank Arts Center
- Bell Labs Holmdel Complex (Now vacant, but still owned by the Alcatel-Lucent Corporation) designed by Finnish architect Eero Saarinen.
- Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center
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- Staff. "Karl G. Jansky, 44, authority in radio; Bell Laboratories engineer dies--discovered waves of extraterrestrial origin", The New York Times, February 15, 1950. Accessed July 13, 2011. "His work was carried on principally at the Bell Laboratories installation at Holmdel, N. J."
- "Detective work leads to monument honoring the father of radio astronomy", Alcatel-Lucent press release dated June 3, 1998. Accessed July 13, 2011. "A lot of detective work by Tony Tyson and Robert Wilson will lead to a June 8 ceremony at Bell Labs Holmdel facility to honor Karl Jansky, the first person to hear radio waves from outer space.Jansky's discovery in 1931, which was not publicly discussed until a 1933 page-one article in the New York Times, spawned the field of radio astronomy."
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- Staff. "JERSEY ARTS CENTER WILL OPEN JUNE 15", The New York Times, February 29, 1968. Accessed July 13, 2011. "The new $6.75-million Garden State Arts Center will open June 15 with a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy and Van Cliburn as guest soloist."
- "PULSE; Planning for Memorial Day", The New York Times, May 22, 1995. Accessed November 17, 2007. "Vietnam veterans were honored on May 7, with the opening of the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Holmdel."
- Gardner, Elysa. "Bruce Springsteen explores a time of 'Darkness'", USA Today, October 2, 2010. Accessed March 15, 2011. "Darkness also was haunted and enriched by Springsteen's struggle to come to terms with his success and with a growing sense of social awareness. He wrote most of the songs while living on a farm in Holmdel, N.J., not far from the working-class neighborhood where he was raised."
- Willis, David P. Phone Talk", Asbury Park Press, October 15, 2006. Accessed July 13, 2011. "It has been a memorable year for Vonage Holdings Corp the nation's largest Internet telephone company.... Vonage became one of the Jersey Shore's largest employers in late 2005 when it moved its headquarters from Edison to Holmdel. The renovated 350,000-square-foot building it occupies was once home to Prudential Financial Inc.'s property and casualty division."
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- Staff. "NOMINATIONS IN NEW-JERSEY.; A BOLT IN THE THIRD ASSEMBLY DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION.", The New York Times, October 6, 1891. Accessed March 15, 2011. "The Third Assembly District Democratic Convention was held in the Globe Hotel this afternoon. There was a red-hot time, and John Henry Heyer of Holmdel secured the regular nomination."
- Rubin, Debra. "Obama marriage to be spotlight of fund-raiser", New Jersey Jewish News, April 26, 2010. Accessed January 10, 2012. "Kantor grew up in Queens, Staten Island, and Holmdel and graduated from Holmdel High School."
- Scheps, Leigh Dana. "Sally Ann Mosey: Little Miss Sunshine". LivingInMedia, October 25, 2008. Accessed February 2, 2011. "SallyAnn has been WNBC's weekend meteorologist since 2006, and resides in Holmdel with her husband, Jim, and four children, Mitchell, 13, Steven, 10, Mark, 6, and Katrina, 4."
- Galacep, Ives. "Immersed in the game", Herald News, October 24, 2006. Accessed May 3, 2007. "It isn't every day that a 15-year-old is mentioned as a candidate to add his name to the storied list of New Jersey standouts to leave St. Benedict's for memorable professional careers, such as U.S. national team legends Tab Ramos and Claudio Reyna."
- USATF Notes; Marion, Monique and Tom Petronoff, USATF, June 8, 2007. "The meet is hosted by Shore Athletic Club in cooperation with Holmdel High School, alma mater of the late Bob Roggy, a former world No. 1 in the javelin."
- Plyler, Will. "Lorene Scafaria", Done Deal Professional. Accessed December 1, 2012. "Q. Where are you from and where did you grow up? A. I’m from a small suburban town in New Jersey called Holmdel. It’s home to the Garden State Arts Center, or as it is presently known, The PNC Bank Arts Center, and that’s about it."
- Obituary. "Antonio Spalliero", The Star-Ledger, December 22, 2010. Accessed February 23, 2012. "Antonio Spalliero, 68, of Holmdel passed away suddenly on Dec. 19 at JFK Medical Center in Edison."
- Tesoriero, Tobi Drucker. 'Felicia Stoler: Spreading Health With A Little TLC", living Marlboro, July 1, 2007. Accessed November 15, 2008. "Stoler calls both Holmdel and Marlboro home. She grew up in Marlboro, where she attended the Delfino (Central School), Marlboro Middle School, and Marlboro High School (her family still owns a home in town). Now she, along with her 9-year-old daughter Isabella and 6-year- old son Zachary, live in Holmdel."
- Kozaryn, Linda D. "Marine Corps Fetes USO's Tilelli", American Forces Press Service, April 6, 2000. Accessed March 15, 2011. "Tilelli, who was raised in Holmdel, N.J., is a 1963 graduate of Pennsylvania Military College, now named Widener University."
- Feuer, Alan. "He's a Team Player. Just Ask His Neighbors.", The New York Times, March 28, 1999. Accessed February 23, 2012. "By all accounts, Mr. Valentin, who has an unpublished number in Holmdel and is now working out with the Red Sox in preparation for the baseball season, was a pleasure to deal with, Mrs. Flinn and others said."
- Nobel Lectures, Physics 1971-1980, Editor Stig Lundqvist, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1992. Autobiography. Accessed March 15, 2011. "We still live in the house in Holmdel which we bought when I first came to Bell Laboratories."
- Holmdel Township's official website
- Holmdel Township Public Schools
- Holmdel Township Public Schools's 2010–11 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- Data for the Holmdel Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics
- Holmdel Police Department
- Holmdel Historical Society
- Former Holmdel Nike Missile Site
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