Lincroft, New Jersey

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Lincroft, New Jersey

Introduction to Lincroft, New Jersey

Lincroft is a census-designated part of Middletown Township. Its population is 6,255.

Lincroft History

Lincroft is in Monmouth County, a part of the New York metropolitan area. Monmouth County was formed in 1675. The first county government was established in 1714.

Lincroft and nearby Attractions

  • Greentree Stables
  • West Front Street Park
  • Sunnyside County Recreation Area
  • Monmouth Museum
  • Thompson Park
  • New Jersey Museum of Agriculture

Things To Do In Lincroft

The New York Aquarium is located near Lincroft. The Thompson Park Day is a popular local festival, held every October. Local parks include Washington Rock State Park, East Freehold County Park, Gateway National Recreation Area and Allaire State Park. Zimmerli Art Museum, the Ocean Historical Museum, Historic Allaire Village, and the Longstreet Farm are all accessible from Lincroft as well.

Lincroft Transportation

Newark Liberty International is a major airport nearby.

Lincroft Higher Education

Brookdale Community College is the local college. Monmouth University, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, and CUNY Kingsborough Community College are not far from Lincroft.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Lincroft Affordability of Rents
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Lincroft Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Lincroft Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Lincroft Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Lincroft Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Lincroft College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Lincroft People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Lincroft, New Jersey

Comparing Lincroft 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 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Age of the Population 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Senior Citizens 5 6
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 7 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Lincroft Almanac

Category Value
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07738
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.33
Longitude -74.121

Lincroft Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 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 7.8 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 20.9 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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Lincroft Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,255 100%
Male 3,085 49.3%
Female 3,170 50.7%
Under 18 1,760 28.1%
18+ 4,495 71.9%
65+ 859 13.7%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3.31
White 5,824 93.1%
African-American 52 0.8%
Asian 283 4.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.1%
Other 41 0.7%
Mixed Race 50 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 159 2.5%

Lincroft 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 29.2%
Irish 22.9%
German 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
Polish 5.8%
US/American 5%
English 4.1%
Russian 1.9%
Hungarian 1.2%
Norwegian 0.9%
Egyptian 0.7%
Romanian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Guyanese 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Bulgarian 0.4%
Croatian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Turkish 0.3%
British 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lincroft 6,255 $104,972
Fair Haven 5,937 $109,760
Holmdel 15,781 $122,785
Little Silver 6,170 $104,033
Red Bank 11,844 $63,333
Shrewsbury 3,590 $92,719
Tinton Falls 15,053 $79,773
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A Vocational School
Serves 271 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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