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Overview

Introduction to Marlboro, New Jersey

Marlboro, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 8 miles SW of Middletown, New Jersey and 29 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is in the Monmouth-Ocean area.

Marlboro History

Marlboro was formed as a township on February 17, 1848. The Lenni-Lenape Native Americans were among the first inhabitants of this region. Farmers from England, Scotland and The Netherlands settled in this area in the 17th century. The town was originally called Marlborough due to the abundance of marl, which was primarily used as a fertilizer. Until World War II, Marlboro was primarily rural. However, the infrastructure began improving after the war, and Marlboro became a flourishing town.

Marlboro and nearby Attractions

  • The Metz Bicycle Museum
  • Battleground Arts Center
  • PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Keansburg Amusement Park
  • Ellis Island

Things To Do In Marlboro

Theatrical productions are held regularly at the Battleground Arts Center. At Ellis Island, visitors can view the Immigration Museum, the Registry Room of the Great Hall and the theater where the award-winning film, "Island of Hope, Island of Tears" is shown. The Bella Vista Country Club is home to the local golf course.

Marlboro Transportation

Flights are available from Newark International Airport.

Marlboro Higher Education

Brookdale Community College, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Monmouth University and Georgian Court University are some of the local colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 40,603
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 19,234
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 64.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 60.1%
Median Earnings25+ $78,391
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,107
Median Earnings With High School Degree $42,564

Wealth

Median Family Income $151,380
% Above Poverty Level 98.5%
% Below Poverty Level 1.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 45 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 15%

Housing

People Living Alone 13.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,884
Median House Value $504,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 2.6%
Irish 8.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marlboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SW of Middletown, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles S of Newark, New Jersey
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07746
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.315
Longitude -74.246

Marlboro 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 0.2 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 13.4 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 NY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance 23 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bradevelt (07746)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aberdeen 18,282 $100,913
Colts Neck 10,075 $166,154
Englishtown 2,186 $89,485
Freehold 35,936 $121,016
Holmdel 16,684 $156,458
Lincroft 6,431 $146,818

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Marlboro High Schools

MARLBORO HIGH
95 NORTH MAIN STREET
732-617-8393
Serves 2,240 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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