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Overview

Introduction to Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Tinton Falls, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 6 miles S of Middletown, New Jersey and 30 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area. Tinton Falls has a population of 15,053.

Tinton Falls History

The earliest settlement in this area occurred sometime after 1665, when the Monmouth Patent was issued. James Grover, who was one of the patentees, realized the opportunities that lay in this region, which was abundant in iron, as well as forests and water power. He established an ironworks plant in this area along with some partners.

Tinton Falls and nearby Attractions

  • Allen House
  • Guild of Creative Art
  • Green Apple Studios
  • Hockhockson Park
  • Ocean Historical Museum
  • Historic Allaire Village

Things To Do In Tinton Falls

Tinton Falls has been blessed with rich natural resources. There are a number of parks and golf courses around the town. The waterfall in the area is an excellent place where one can spend refreshing time in natural surroundings.

Tinton Falls Transportation

Flights are available from the Newark International Airport.

Tinton Falls Higher Education

Monmouth University, Brookdale Community College and Georgian Court University are some of the nearby higher educational institutions.

People

Total Population 17,933
Male Share of the Population 44.1%
Female Share of the Population 55.9%
Senior Citizens 25.4%
Employed Population 16+ 7,976
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.4%
Median Earnings25+ $53,529
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,868

Wealth

Median Family Income $105,673
% Above Poverty Level 93.7%
% Below Poverty Level 6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,999
Median House Value $308,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.9%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.4%
Irish 24.9%

Tinton Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles S of Middletown, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles S of Newark, New Jersey
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07701, 07712, 07724, 07727, 07753
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.304
Longitude -74.1

Tinton Falls 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 5.9 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 11.8 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 NY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance 22.8 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, Tinton Falls, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Monmouth (07724)

Shrewsbury Township (07724)

Vail Homes (07724)

Wall Township (07727, 07753)

Wayside (07712)

Westboro (07701)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colts Neck 10,103 $141,438
Eatontown 12,323 $80,459
Lincroft 6,436 $146,250
Little Silver 5,920 $160,962
Red Bank 12,250 $70,938
Shrewsbury 1,130 $57,868

Tinton Falls Public Libraries

Library
Tinton Falls Public Library
664 TINTON AVENUE
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
(732) 542-3110
Library Web Site

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Tinton Falls High Schools

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MONMOUTH REG HIGH
ONE NORMAN J. FIELD WAY
732-542-1170
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,185 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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100 TORNELLO WAY
732-542-3439
A Non-traditional School
Serves 46 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.1

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