Millstone Township, New Jersey

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Millstone Township, New Jersey
Township
Township of Millstone
Map of Millstone Township in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Millstone Township in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Millstone Township, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Millstone Township, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°12′43″N 74°25′56″W / 40.21197°N 74.432241°W / 40.21197; -74.432241Coordinates: 40°12′43″N 74°25′56″W / 40.21197°N 74.432241°W / 40.21197; -74.432241[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Incorporated February 28, 1844
Government[6]
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Nancy A. Grbelja (term ends December 31, 2015)[3]
 • Administrator Thomas E. Antus[4]
 • Clerk Maria Dellasala[5]
Area[2]
 • Total 37.274 sq mi (96.539 km2)
 • Land 36.590 sq mi (94.767 km2)
 • Water 0.684 sq mi (1.772 km2)  1.84%
Area rank 64th of 566 in state
5th of 53 in county[2]
Elevation[7] 223 ft (68 m)
Population (2010 Census)[8][9][10]
 • Total 10,566
 • Estimate (2012[11]) 10,502
 • Rank 232nd of 566 in state
18th of 53 in county[12]
 • Density 288.8/sq mi (111.5/km2)
 • Density rank 482nd of 566 in state
52nd of 53 in county[12]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08510 - Clarksburg[13]
08535 - Perrineville[14]
Area code(s) 732 and 609
FIPS code 3402546560[15][2][16]
GNIS feature ID 0882115[17][2]
Website www.millstone.nj.us

Millstone Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. It is located in the New York Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 10,566,[8][9][10] reflecting an increase of 1,596 (+17.8%) from the 8,970 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 3,901 (+77.0%) from the 5,069 counted in the 1990 Census.[18]

Millstone was formed as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 28, 1844, from portions of Freehold Township and Upper Freehold Township, as well as part of Monroe Township in Middlesex County. The portions taken from Monroe Township were relinquished in 1845. On May 29, 1937, portions of the township were taken to form the borough of Jersey Homesteads (now Roosevelt).[19]

There are two unincorporated communities within the township. Clarksburg is served by post office ZIP code 08510 and Perrineville is served as ZIP code 08535.[20]

Geography[edit]

Millstone Township is located at 40°12′43″N 74°25′56″W / 40.21197°N 74.432241°W / 40.21197; -74.432241 (40.21197,-74.432241). According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 37.274 square miles (96.539 km2), of which, 36.590 square miles (94.767 km2) of it is land and 0.684 square miles (1.772 km2) of it (1.84%) is water.[2][1]

One of the entrances to Six Flags Great Adventure is in Millstone, although the park itself is entirely within Jackson Township.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 1,676
1860 2,356 40.6%
1870 2,087 −11.4%
1880 2,080 −0.3%
1890 1,782 −14.3%
1900 1,509 −15.3%
1910 1,461 −3.2%
1920 1,405 −3.8%
1930 1,428 1.6%
1940 1,466 * 2.7%
1950 2,100 43.2%
1960 2,550 21.4%
1970 2,535 −0.6%
1980 3,926 54.9%
1990 5,069 29.1%
2000 8,970 77.0%
2010 10,566 17.8%
Est. 2012 10,502 [11] −0.6%
Population sources:
1850-1920[21] 1850-1870[22]
1850[23] 1870[24] 1880-1890[25]
1890-1910[26] 1910-1930[27]
1930-1990[28] 2000[29][30] 2010[8][9][10]
*=lost territory in previous decade.[19]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 10,566 people, 3,301 households, and 2,888 families residing in the township. The population density was 288.8 per square mile (111.5 /km2). There were 3,434 housing units at an average density of 93.9 per square mile (36.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 89.44% (9,450) White, 3.59% (379) Black or African American, 0.17% (18) Native American, 4.51% (476) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.80% (85) from other races, and 1.50% (158) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.48% (579) of the population.[8]

There were 3,301 households of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.5% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.5% were non-families. 9.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.42.[8]

In the township, 28.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 18.8% from 25 to 44, 37.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.6 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.[8]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $134,909 (with a margin of error of +/- $15,849) and the median family income was $139,535 (+/- $20,761). Males had a median income of $92,222 (+/- $13,047) versus $66,090 (+/- $14,854) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $50,390 (+/- $5,755). About 0.4% of families and 0.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.7% of those under age 18 and 0.0% of those age 65 or over.[31]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[15] there were 8,970 people, 2,708 households, and 2,426 families residing in the township. The population density was 244.0 people per square mile (94.2/km2). There were 2,797 housing units at an average density of 76.1 per square mile (29.4/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.83% White, 1.05% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.61% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.51% of the population.[29][30]

There were 2,708 households out of which 52.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.4% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.4% were non-families. 7.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.28 and the average family size was 3.46.[8][30]

In the township the population was spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.[8][30]

The median income for a household in the township was $104,561, and the median income for a family was $106,116. Males had a median income of $74,333 versus $50,036 for females. The per capita income for the township was $58,285. About 3.8% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.[8][30]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Millstone is governed under the Township form of New Jersey municipal government. The government consists of five members elected at large in partisan elections (each November) to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year.[6] At an annual reorganization meeting, the council selects one of its members to serves as mayor and another as deputy mayor.

The Township Committee is Millstone's legislative body. It sets policies, approves budgets, determines municipal tax rates, and passes resolutions and ordinances to govern the town. The Committee also appoints citizen volunteers to advisory boards, the Zoning Board of Adjustment, committees, and commissions. The Committee may investigate the conduct of any department, officer or agency of the municipal government. They have full power of subpoena permitted by Statute.[32]

As of 2013, the Millstone Township Committee consists of Mayor Nancy A. Grbelja (R, term on committee ends December 31, 2015; term as mayor ends 2013), Deputy Mayor Michael T. Kuczinski (R, term on committee ends 2014; term as deputy mayor ends 2013), Gary B. Dorfman (R, 2015), Robert Kinsey (R, 2013) and Fiore J. Masci (R, 2014).[33][34][35][36][37]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

Millstone Township is located in the 4th Congressional District[38] and is part of New Jersey's 12th state legislative district.[9][39][40]

New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District is represented by Christopher Smith (R).[41] 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)[42][43] and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).[44][45]

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).[46] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[47] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[48]

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.[49] As of 2014, Monmouth County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry (R, Colts Neck Township; term ends December 31, 2014),[50] Freeholder Deputy Director Gary J. Rich, Sr. (R, Spring Lake; 2014),[51] Thomas A. Arnone (R, Neptune City; 2016),[52] John P. Curley (R, Middletown Township; 2015)[53] and Serena DiMaso (R, Holmdel Township; 2016).[54][55] Constitutional officers elected on a countywide basis are County Clerk M. Claire French (Wall Township),[56] Sheriff Shaun Golden (Farmingdale)[57] and Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters (Middletown Township).[58]

Politics[edit]

As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 6,954 registered voters in Millstone Township, of which 1,159 (16.7%) were registered as Democrats, 2,621 (37.7%) were registered as Republicans and 3,171 (45.6%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 3 voters registered to other parties.[59]

In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McCain received 62.8% of the vote here (3,373 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 34.8% (1,867 votes) and other candidates with 1.2% (64 votes), among the 5,368 ballots cast by the township's 7,032 registered voters, for a turnout of 76.3%.[60] In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 65.7% of the vote here (3,289 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry with 33.3% (1,668 votes) and other candidates with 0.6% (41 votes), among the 5,005 ballots cast by the township's 6,603 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 75.8.[61]

In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 75.8% of the vote here (2,875 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 19.2% (729 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 4.4% (167 votes) and other candidates with 0.3% (11 votes), among the 3,791 ballots cast by the township's 6,938 registered voters, yielding a 54.6% turnout.[62]

Education[edit]

The Millstone Township Schools serve public school students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[63]) are Millstone Township Primary School[64] (grades K-2, 435 students), Millstone Township Elementary School[65] (grades 3-5, 510 students) and Millstone Township Middle School[66] (grades 6-8, 583 students).[67][68]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Allentown High School in Allentown, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Upper Freehold Regional School District.[69]

Municipalities[edit]

Police[edit]

There is no local police department. Millstone Township is patrolled by the New Jersey State Police.[70]

EMS[edit]

Millstone Township provides EMS and emergency care with an all-volunteer squad.[71]

Fire[edit]

The local fire department consists of 10 career firefighters that provide fire protection and EMS care between the hours of 6 am and 6 pm. Volunteer firefighters cover from 6 pm to 6 am.[72]

Transportation[edit]

CR 571, CR 524, CR 526, CR 527 and CR 537 pass through Millstone. CR 539 also passes through the township, but there are no intersections prior to it entering Robbinsville Township/Upper Freehold on the south and East Windsor on the north. A small portion of Route 33 passes through the northern tip of Millstone prior to entering Manalapan and Monroe Township.

Interstate 195 passes through the southern part of Millstone, before connecting to Upper Freehold and Jackson Township. Half an interchange is located in Millstone (Exit 16 for CR 537) with the other half in Jackson.[73]

The New Jersey Turnpike (also known as Interstate 95) is over the line in neighboring Robbinsville Township (Exit 7A), East Windsor Township (Exit 8) and Monroe Township (Exit 8A).

New Jersey Transit provides local bus transportation on the 307 route.[74]

Notable people[edit]

Notable current and former residents of Millstone Township include:

References[edit]

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