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Manalapan Township, New Jersey
Township
Township of Manalapan
Motto: A great place to live[1]
Map of Manalapan Township in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Manalapan Township in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Manalapan Township, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Manalapan Township, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°16′56″N 74°20′48″W / 40.282353°N 74.346565°W / 40.282353; -74.346565Coordinates: 40°16′56″N 74°20′48″W / 40.282353°N 74.346565°W / 40.282353; -74.346565[2][3]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Incorporated March 9, 1848
Government[8]
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Jordan Maskowitz (term ends December 31, 2014)[4][5]
 • Administrator Tara L. Lovrich[6]
 • Clerk Regina Preteroti[7]
Area[3]
 • Total 30.839 sq mi (79.873 km2)
 • Land 30.607 sq mi (79.271 km2)
 • Water 0.232 sq mi (0.602 km2)  0.75%
Area rank 86th of 566 in state
8th of 53 in county[3]
Elevation[9] 102 ft (31 m)
Population (2010 Census)[10][11][12]
 • Total 38,872
 • Estimate (2012[13]) 39,229
 • Rank 58th of 566 in state
4th of 53 in county[14]
 • Density 1,270.0/sq mi (490.3/km2)
 • Density rank 354th of 566 in state
43rd of 53 in county[14]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07726 - Englishtown[15]
Area code(s) 732[16]
FIPS code 3402542990[17][3][18]
GNIS feature ID 0882117[19][3]
Website www.mtnj.org

Manalapan Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 38,872,[10][11][12] representing an increase of 5,449 (+16.3%) from the 33,423 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,707 (+25.1%) from the 26,716 counted in the 1990 Census.[20] The name "Manalapan" is derived from a word in the Lenape language that would mean either "land of good bread" or "good land to settle upon."[21]

Manalapan Township was formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 9, 1848, from portions of Freehold Township. Englishtown was formed as a borough from portions of Manalapan on January 4, 1888, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day.[22]

Yorketown (with a 2010 Census population of 6,535[23]) is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located within Manalapan Township.[24][25][26]

The Battle of Monmouth was fought on land that is now part of Manalapan and Freehold townships. Monmouth Battlefield State Park occupies 2,928 acres (1,185 ha) in the two townships.[27]

Geography[edit]

Manalapan Township is located at 40°16′56″N 74°20′48″W / 40.282353°N 74.346565°W / 40.282353; -74.346565 (40.282353,-74.346565). According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 30.839 square miles (79.873 km2), of which, 30.607 square miles (79.271 km2) of it is land and 0.232 square miles (0.602 km2) of it (0.75%) is water.[2][3] Elevation is 82 feet (25 m). The township completely surrounds Englishtown.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 1,910
1860 2,374 24.3%
1870 2,286 −3.7%
1880 2,175 * −4.9%
1890 2,002 −8.0%
1900 1,435 −28.3%
1910 1,375 −4.2%
1920 1,080 −21.5%
1930 1,464 35.6%
1940 1,900 29.8%
1950 3,137 65.1%
1960 3,990 27.2%
1970 14,049 252.1%
1980 18,914 34.6%
1990 26,716 41.2%
2000 33,423 25.1%
2010 38,872 16.3%
Est. 2012 39,229 [13] 0.9%
Population sources:
1850-1920[28] 1850-1870[29]
1850[30] 1870[31] 1880-1890[32]
1890-1910[33] 1910-1930[34]
1930-1990[35] 2000[36][37] 2010[10][11][12]
*= Lost territory in previous decade[22]

2010 Census[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 38,872 people, 13,263 households, and 10,663 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,270.0 per square mile (490.3 /km2). There were 13,735 housing units at an average density of 448.8 per square mile (173.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 88.55% (34,423) White, 2.38% (925) Black or African American, 0.05% (18) Native American, 6.90% (2,682) Asian, 0.02% (7) Pacific Islander, 0.94% (364) from other races, and 1.17% (453) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.66% (2,202) of the population.[10]

There were 13,263 households, of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.6% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.9% 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 3.32.[10]

In the township, 25.8% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.7 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.[10]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $103,970 (with a margin of error of +/- $4,322) and the median family income was $115,292 (+/- $5,344). Males had a median income of $85,086 (+/- $5,699) versus $51,695 (+/- $3,038) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $41,049 (+/- $1,717). About 2.5% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.[38]

2000 Census[edit]

As the 2000 United States Census[17] there were 33,423 people, 10,781 households, and 9,002 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,084.6 people per square mile (418.7/km2). There were 11,066 housing units at an average density of 359.1 per square mile (138.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 91.81% White, 1.99% African American, 0.03% Native American, 4.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.54% of the population. Manalapan has large Italian and Jewish communities.[36][37]

There were 10,781 households out of which 47.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.9% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.5% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% 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 3.45.[36][37]

In the township the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.[36][37]

The median income for a household in the township was $83,575, and the median income for a family was $94,112. Males had a median income of $72,198 versus $39,921 for females. The per capita income for the township was $32,142. About 3.2% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.1% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.[36][37]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Manalapan 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 seats coming up for election each year.[8] At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another as Deputy Mayor for one year.[39]

As of 2013, members of the Manalapan Township Committee are Mayor Susan Cohen (R, term as mayor ends December 31, 2013; term as committee member ends December 31, 2014), Deputy Mayor Jordan Maskowitz (R; term as deputy mayor and on committee ends in 2013), Ryan D. Green (R, 2015), Donald Holland (R, 2014) and Andrew Lucas (R, 2013).[5][40][41][42]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

Manalapan Township is located in the 4th Congressional District[43] and is part of New Jersey's 12th state legislative district.[11][44][45] Prior to the 2010 Census, Manalapan Township had been split between the 6th Congressional District and 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.[46]

New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District is represented by Christopher Smith (R).[47] New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Cory Booker (D, Newark; took office on October 31, 2013, after winning a special election to fill the seat of Frank Lautenberg)[48][49] and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).[50][51]

For the 2014-2015 Session, the 12th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Samuel D. Thompson (R, Old Bridge Township) and in the General Assembly by Robert D. Clifton (R, Matawan) and Ronald S. Dancer (R, Plumsted Township).[52] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[53] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[54]

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 as part of the November general election. 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.[55] As of 2014, Monmouth County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry (R, Colts Neck Township; term ends December 31, 2014),[56] Freeholder Deputy Director Gary J. Rich, Sr. (R, Spring Lake; 2014),[57] Thomas A. Arnone (R, Neptune City; 2016),[58] John P. Curley (R, Middletown Township; 2015)[59] and Serena DiMaso (R, Holmdel Township; 2016).[60][61] Constitutional officers elected on a countywide basis are County Clerk M. Claire French (Wall Township),[62] Sheriff Shaun Golden (Farmingdale)[63] and Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters (Middletown Township).[64]

Politics[edit]

As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 26,256 registered voters in Manalapan Township, of which 6,925 (26.4%) were registered as Democrats, 4,439 (16.9%) were registered as Republicans and 14,875 (56.7%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 17 voters registered to other parties.[65]

In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McCain received 51.9% of the vote here (10,150 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 45.9% (8,984 votes) and other candidates with 0.8% (160 votes), among the 19,553 ballots cast by the township's 26,582 registered voters, for a turnout of 73.6%.[66] In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 52.2% of the vote here (9,254 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry with 46.2% (8,185 votes) and other candidates with 0.4% (96 votes), among the 17,730 ballots cast by the township's 23,926 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 74.1.[67]

In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 61.9% of the vote here (7,581 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 32.6% (3,995 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 4.4% (536 votes) and other candidates with 0.6% (69 votes), among the 12,251 ballots cast by the township's 26,168 registered voters, yielding a 46.8% turnout.[68]

Education[edit]

Students in public school for Kindergarten through eighth grade attend the Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District, which also serves children from Englishtown. Over 90% of the district's students are from Manalapan. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment from the National Center for Education Statistics[69]) are John I. Dawes Early Learning Center[70] (457 students) for preschool; Clark Mills School[71] (575), Lafayette Mills School[72] (503), Milford Brook School[73] (541), Taylor Mills School[74] (633) and Wemrock Brook School[75] (648) for grades 1-5; Pine Brook School[76] (637) for sixth grade and Manalapan-Englishtown Middle School[77] (1,302) for grades 7 and 8.[78][79]

Students in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend either Manalapan High School or Freehold Township High School, as part of the Freehold Regional High School District.[80][81][82] The Freehold Regional High School District serves students from Colts Neck Township, Englishtown, Farmingdale, Freehold Borough, Freehold Township, Howell Township, Manalapan Township and Marlboro.[83]

Public high school students also have the option of attending one of the Monmouth County Vocational School District's five career academies.[84]

Crime[edit]

Manalapan's crime rate per 1,000 residents had reached a low of 8.4 in 2003 (in data since 1996). After reaching a peak of 12.1 in 2007, the rate dropped each subsequent year, reaching 10.4 in 2010 before an uptick to 10.8 in 2011. The violent crime rate per 1,000 had reached a low of 0.3 in 2005, before climbing to 0.8 in 2007, then declining or remaining level in each succeeding year, reaching a rate of 0.4 in 2011.[85]

In 2008, seven residents of Manalapan were arrested on money laundering and drug trafficking charges, bringing in a net of $1 million per month in an international drug ring.[86]

Community[edit]

Manalapan Under the Stars in 2010

Manalapan landmarks include the headquarters facility of the Monmouth County Library, the Manalapan Recreation Center, and the battlefield for the Battle of Monmouth. Manalapan Under the Stars, the township's community celebration featuring rides, concerts, fireworks, and other activities, is held annually at the Recreation Center.[87] Name acts featured in the series have included Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone and Tommy James and the Shondells.

Manalapan was rated the second-hottest town on the East Coast by Money magazine.[88]

On May 27, 2001, Manalapan was struck by a tornado rated at F2 on the Fujita scale, causing over $1 million in damage. The 200-foot-wide (61 m) tornado had winds of up to 120 miles per hour (190 km/h) over a path of 1.5 miles (2.4 km).[89]

Manalapan's Recreation Center covers 162 acres, offering two handball courts, nine softball/baseball fields, a fitness trail, two football fields (one turf), nine football/soccer fields, two street hockey courts, three tot lots, six basketball courts, six tennis courts, two bocce courts, two sand volleyball courts, a nine-hole disc golf course, concession stand, two picnic areas, two maintenance buildings, two shelter buildings and a headquarters building.[90]

Transportation[edit]

Manalapan hosts U.S. Route 9 in the northeast, and State Route 33 passes through near the southern part of the township.

Major county routes, such as 522 and 527 traverse through the municipality, while 537 goes along the southeast border of the township.

Other major roads that are accessible outside the township are the Garden State Parkway in bordering Old Bridge, Interstate 195 in bordering Millstone Township, and the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 95) in East Windsor Township (exit 8) and bordering Monroe Township (exit 8A).

New Jersey Transit provides bus service on the 139 route to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, to Newark and Jersey City on the 64 and 67 routes, and local service on the 307 route.[91]

The nearest commercial airports are Trenton-Mercer Airport which serves several domestic destinations via Frontier Airlines, located 25 miles (40 km) west; and Newark Liberty International Airport which serves as a major hub for United Airlines, 32 miles (51 km) north.

Notable people[edit]

Notable current and former residents of Manalapan Township include:

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