Farmingdale, New Jersey

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Farmingdale, New Jersey

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High Points

Farmingdale strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Farmingdale Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Farmingdale Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Farmingdale Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Farmingdale People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Farmingdale, New Jersey

Comparing Farmingdale to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 6
Well-Paid Single Women 10 4
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 4
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 4
People in Middle Class or Better 9 4
People Above Poverty 9 4
College Educated Adults 8 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 7 1
Working at Home 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Affordability of Rents 1 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Farmingdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles N of Lakewood, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles S of Newark, New Jersey
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07727
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.196
Longitude -74.168

Farmingdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.4 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
Distance 10.2 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
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
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Farmingdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,587 100%
Male 802 50.5%
Female 785 49.5%
Under 18 428 27%
18+ 1,159 73%
65+ 143 9%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 3.21
White 1,486 93.6%
African-American 18 1.1%
Asian 37 2.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 33 2.1%
Mixed Race 13 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 3.8%

Estimated Farmingdale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,572
Growth -15
Growth % -0.9%

Farmingdale Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 19.2%
Irish 17.4%
German 13.2%
English 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
US/American 7.5%
Polish 5%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Russian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Scottish 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Hungarian 1%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
British 0.7%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Haitian 0.5%
Armenian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Romanian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wall Township (07727)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Farmingdale 1,587 $59,625
Colts Neck 12,331 $117,980
Freehold 10,976 $53,374
Howell 48,903 $74,623
Lakewood 60,352 $43,806
Neptune 27,690 $57,735
Wall 25,261 $83,795
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Farmingdale High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,777 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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