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Overview

Introduction to Neptune City, New Jersey

Neptune City, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 11 miles NE of Brick, New Jersey and 36 miles S of New York, New York.

Neptune City History

Neptune City was incorporated as a borough in 1881. The southern portion of Bradley Beach, the area that is now Avon-by-the-Sea, and Neptune City were all encompassed together to form the Borough of Neptune City. In 1900, the Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea was extricated by a bill approved in the New Jersey Legislature.

Neptune City and nearby Attractions

  • Neptune Historical Museum
  • Cheesequake State Park
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
  • Historic Allaire Village
  • Staten Island Botanical Garden
  • Shark River Park

Things To Do In Neptune City

The Staten Island Botanical Garden, Rutgers Gardens, the Central Park Zoo, and the Prospect Park Zoo are all located near Neptune City. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary is nearby as well. The Cheesequake State Park offers opportunities for recreation, including fishing, boating and swimming.

Neptune City Transportation

Newark Liberty International is the nearest major airport.

Neptune City Higher Education

Monmouth University, Brookdale Community College, and Georgian Court University are all accessible from Neptune City.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

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

Neptune City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NE of Brick, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles S of New York, New York
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07753
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.211
Longitude -74.028

Neptune City 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 4.1 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 16.7 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 20.6 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 City, 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
Bradley Beach 4,297 $77,135
Interlaken 795 $141,429
Loch Arbour 189 $136,250
Neptune 4,834 $67,679

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

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