Shrewsbury, New Jersey

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Shrewsbury, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Shrewsbury People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Shrewsbury Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Shrewsbury Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Shrewsbury Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Shrewsbury College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Shrewsbury Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Shrewsbury Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Shrewsbury, New Jersey

Comparing Shrewsbury 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 6
Well-Paid Single Women 10 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 3
Age of the Population 6 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Short Commute Times 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 4
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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Shrewsbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Middletown, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles S of New York, New York
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07702
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.329
Longitude -74.061

Shrewsbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 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
Distance 21.2 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
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
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Shrewsbury Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,590 100%
Male 1,781 49.6%
Female 1,809 50.4%
Under 18 1,105 30.8%
18+ 2,485 69.2%
65+ 431 12%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3.27
White 3,468 96.6%
African-American 19 0.5%
Asian 60 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 13 0.4%
Mixed Race 30 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 69 1.9%

Estimated Shrewsbury Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,742
Growth 152
Growth % 4.2%

Shrewsbury 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 21.9%
Irish 21.2%
German 12%
English 10.5%
US/American 6.4%
Polish 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Swedish 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Norwegian 0.9%
Nigerian 0.9%
Eastern European 0.9%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
Romanian 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
European 0.5%
Celtic 0.5%
British 0.5%
Welsh 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Haitian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shrewsbury 3,590 $92,719
Eatontown 14,008 $69,397
Fair Haven 5,937 $109,760
Little Silver 6,170 $104,033
Oceanport 5,807 $85,038
Red Bank 11,844 $63,333
Tinton Falls 15,053 $79,773
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