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Overview

Introduction to Neptune, New Jersey

Neptune, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 10 miles N of Brick, New Jersey and 37 miles S of New York, New York. The town is part of the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan statistical area.

Neptune History

The town of Neptune derived its name from the Roman God of the Sea. It was incorporated on October 4, 1881. Originally, Neptune included the present day Bradley Beach, Neptune City and Ocean Grove. In the last decade, Neptune experienced a tremendous development in technology and is also known as the "Crossroads of the Jersey Shore."

Neptune and nearby Attractions

  • Shark River Park
  • Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum
  • Stephen Crane House
  • Allaire State Park
  • Ocean Historical Museum
  • Historic Allaire Village

Things To Do In Neptune

The recreational activities in Neptune include fishing, hiking and playing golf. The town of Neptune also lies in a close proximity to the charming Ocean Grove and legendary Rock Clubs of Asbury.

Neptune Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Neptune Higher Education

Monmouth University provides facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 4,834
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,089
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 40.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $40,407
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,519
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,417

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,679
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,114
Median House Value $273,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
US/American 0%
English 2.8%
Irish 20.8%

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

Neptune Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Brick, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles S of New York, New York
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07753
P.O. Box Zip Codes 07754
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.2
Longitude -74.04

Neptune 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 LONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance 5.1 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 SANDY HOOK
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 68 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches
Station TOMS RIVER
Distance 19.7 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, Neptune, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Wall Township (07753)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asbury Park 15,945 $35,343
Belmar 5,745 $92,404
Bradley Beach 4,297 $77,135

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

Neptune Public Libraries

Library
Neptune Township Public Library
25 NEPTUNE BLVD
Neptune, New Jersey
(732) 775-8241
Library Web Site

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Neptune Hospitals

JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1945 RTE 33
(732) 775-5500
Emergency Service: Yes

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Neptune High Schools

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NEPTUNE HIGH SCHOOL
55 NEPTUNE BOULEVARD
732-776-2200
Serves 1,256 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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2325 HECK AVENUE
732-775-0058
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Serves 283 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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