West Freehold, New Jersey

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West Freehold, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of West Freehold highlighted with in Monmouth County. Right: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey.
Map of West Freehold highlighted with in Monmouth County. Right: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°13′51″N 74°17′39″W / 40.230905°N 74.294073°W / 40.230905; -74.294073Coordinates: 40°13′51″N 74°17′39″W / 40.230905°N 74.294073°W / 40.230905; -74.294073
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Freehold
Area[1]
 • Total 5.927 sq mi (15.350 km2)
 • Land 5.913 sq mi (15.314 km2)
 • Water 0.014 sq mi (0.036 km2)  0.24%
Elevation[2] 141 ft (43 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 13,613
 • Density 2,302.3/sq mi (888.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3479100[1][4]
GNIS feature ID 02390471[1][5]

West Freehold is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community within Freehold Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.[6][7] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 17,011.[3] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 13,613.[3]

Geography[edit]

West Freehold CDP is located at 40°13′51″N 74°17′39″W / 40.230905°N 74.294073°W / 40.230905; -74.294073 (40.230905,-74.294073). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 5.927 square miles (15.350 km2), of which, 5.913 square miles (15.314 km2) of it is land and 0.014 square miles (0.036 km2) of it (0.24%) is water.[1][8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 9,929
1990 11,166 12.5%
2000 12,498 11.9%
2010 13,613 8.9%
Population sources: 1980[9]
1990-2010[6] 2000[10] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 13,613 people, 4,941 households, and 3,612 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,302.3 per square mile (888.9/km2). There were 5,108 housing units at an average density of 863.9 per square mile (333.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.06% (11,851) White, 3.17% (431) Black or African American, 0.22% (30) Native American, 6.19% (842) Asian, 0.01% (1) Pacific Islander, 1.59% (217) from other races, and 1.77% (241) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 8.13% (1,107) of the population.[3]

There were 4,941 households, of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.26.[3]

In the CDP, 25.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.4 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 12,498 people, 4,659 households, and 3,429 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 822.1/km2 (2,130.3/mi2). There were 4,740 housing units at an average density of 311.8/km2 (807.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.68% White, 2.46% African American, 0.15% Native American, 4.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.38% of the population.[10]

There were 4,659 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.10.[10]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.[10]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $72,577, and the median income for a family was $87,609. Males had a median income of $62,074 versus $36,563 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $33,218. About 3.7% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.[10]

Transportation[edit]

New Jersey Transit provides local bus transportation on the 307 route. It also provides bus transportation to New York City on the 139 route, and to the Newark/Jersey City/Hoboken area on the 67 route.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 13, 2013.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Freehold Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed August 5, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for West Freehold CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 5, 2012.
  4. ^ a b American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. ^ a b New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed December 14, 2012.
  7. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed December 14, 2012.
  8. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  9. ^ Staff. 1980 Census of Population: Number of Inhabitants United States Summary, p. 1-141. United States Census Bureau, June 1983. Accessed January 12, 2012.
  10. ^ a b c d e DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for West Freehold CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 9, 2012.
  11. ^ Monmouth County Bus / Rail connections, New Jersey Transit, backed up by the Internet Archive as of July 26, 2010. Accessed August 5, 2012.