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Overview

Introduction to Manville, New Jersey

Manville, New Jersey, in Somerset county, is 9 miles W of Edison, New Jersey and 25 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is in the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon area. There are 10,343 residents in Manville.

Manville History

Manville was incorporated on April 1, 1929. It was named after the Johns-Manville Company that manufactured asbestos products in this area. Most of the residents of Manville are of Slavic descent, though a number of Hispanic people also live in this area.

Manville and nearby Attractions

  • Buccleuch Mansion
  • Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
  • Thomas Clarke House - Princeton Battlefield
  • Sourland Mountain Preserve
  • Littell-Lord Farmhouse Museum
  • Zimmerli Art Museum

Things To Do In Manville

There are several rivers and streams in Manville where one can enjoy fishing and boating. You can also visit the Toppan Graphic Arts Center and the Raritan Valley Country Club, which includes an 18-hole regulation length golf course. Manville also is home to numerous restaurants and shopping areas.

Manville Transportation

The nearest major airport is Trenton Mercer Airport.

Manville Higher Education

Raritan Valley Community College, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Middlesex County College, Devry Institute and Princeton University are all nearby.

People

Total Population 10,426
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,224
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $38,674
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,453
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,914

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,892
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,272
Median House Value $263,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 8.9%

Manville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Edison, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 08835
Phone Area Codes 908
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.54
Longitude -74.588

Manville 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 SOMERVILLE 4 NW
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station NEW BRUNSWICK 3 SE
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station FLEMINGTON 5 NNW
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bound Brook 10,607 $63,002
Branchburg 14,547 $131,674
Millstone 10,509 $149,774
Raritan 22,106 $134,884
Somerville 12,175 $85,085
South Bound Brook 4,585 $79,813

Manville Public Libraries

Library
Manville Public Library
100 S. 10TH AVENUE
Manville, New Jersey
(908) 722-9722
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1100 BROOKS BOULEVARD
908-231-6806
Serves 371 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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