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Overview

Introduction to Colts Neck, New Jersey

Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 7 miles S of Middletown, New Jersey and 31 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is included in the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 12,331 people lived in Colts Neck.

Colts Neck History

Originally, Colts Neck was a part of the Middletown Township, Freehold Township and Shrewsbury Township. On February 18, 1847 it was incorporated as Atlantic Township. Later, on November 6, 1962, it was renamed Colts Neck.

Colts Neck and nearby Attractions

  • Historic Allaire Village
  • Monmouth Museum
  • Stephen Crane House
  • East Freehold County Park
  • Cheesequake State Park

Things To Do In Colts Neck

Colts Neck offers numerous recreational facilities. The town includes parks and sports fields as well as shopping areas and a number of quality restaurants.

Colts Neck Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the closest major airport

Colts Neck Higher Education

The nearest colleges and universities are Brookdale Community College, Monmouth University and Georgian Court University.

People

Total Population 10,103
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,484
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 62.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 56.6%
Median Earnings25+ $65,729
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $45,673
Median Earnings With High School Degree $65,483

Wealth

Median Family Income $141,438
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 6.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.6%
Median Gross Rent $2
Median House Value $754,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 26.5%

Colts Neck Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles S of Middletown, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles S of Newark, New Jersey
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07722
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.287
Longitude -74.172

Colts Neck Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Station LONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station TOMS RIVER
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Colts Neck, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Phalanx (07722)

Vanderburg (07722)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Farmingdale 1,396 $76,346
Freehold 35,995 $123,584
Holmdel 16,722 $163,008
Lincroft 6,436 $146,250
Marlboro 40,370 $150,053
Tinton Falls 17,933 $105,673
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Colts Neck High Schools

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COLTS NECK HIGH SCHOOL
59 FIVE POINTS ROAD
732-761-0190
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,399 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

MONMOUTH CTY VOC TECH H S
41 HIGHWAY 34 SOUTH
732-229-7942
A Vocational School
Title I eligible, not participating.

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