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Overview

Introduction to Aberdeen, New Jersey

Aberdeen, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 5 miles W of Middletown, New Jersey and 23 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is included in the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area.

Aberdeen History

This area was originally inhabited by the Lenne Lenape Native American people. Dutch settlers who came in the late 17th century pushed the Native Americans westward. Though they tried to build settlements from 1650 onwards, the Dutch could never succeed in making any permanent settlements. The town was named Aberdeen in November of 1977.

Aberdeen and nearby Attractions

  • Matawan Art Gallery
  • Holmes-Hendrickson House
  • Hendrickson House
  • Tatum Park
  • Longstreet Farm
  • Fort Wadsworth

Things To Do In Aberdeen

Aberdeen has several parks and areas of historical significance which are worth visiting. The town is near the waterfront, which provides good opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming.

Aberdeen Transportation

Newark International Airport provides air transportation.

Aberdeen Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education can be reached at Brookdale Community College, Monmouth University, Rutgers University and Wagner College.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,292
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+9,216
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married52.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.9%
Median Earnings25+$50,634
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,984
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,932

Wealth

Median Family Income$98,288
% Above Poverty Level92.9%
% Below Poverty Level7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation10.8%

Housing

People Living Alone23.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,488
Median House Value$307,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.8%
Italian22.4%
Irish21.4%
Polish9.2%
English4.1%
West Indian2.2%
Hungarian1.9%
Russian1.7%
Greek1.6%
Arab1.5%
Danishn1.4%
African1.4%
Portuguese1.4%
Egyptian1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Scottish1%
Swedish0.9%
Jamaican0.9%
Nigerian0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Czech0.8%
Slovak0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Brazilian0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Barbadian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Turkish0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Israeli0.2%
US/American0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
German0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Aberdeen Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7747
Phone Area Codes732,848
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.41
Approximate Longitude-74.23

Aberdeen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip46.7 inches
StationSANDY HOOK
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp68 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip43.5 inches
StationLONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance14.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hazlet20,108$101,326
Holmdel16,673$166,046
Keansburg9,904$67,000
Keyport7,136$82,431
Matawan8,894$101,795
Union Beach5,770$69,891

Aberdeen Public Schools

Cambridge Park Elementary School
One Crest Way
ZIP: 7747
(732) 705-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 78
Lloyd Road Elementary School
401 Lloyd Road
ZIP: 7747
(732) 705-5700
Middle
Total Enrollment 563
Matawan Regional High School
450 Atlantic Avenue
ZIP: 7747
(732) 705-5200
High
Total Enrollment 1049
Strathmore Elementary School
282 Church Street
ZIP: 7747
(732) 705-5900
Primary
Total Enrollment 516

Aberdeen Private Schools

Children Of America Aberdeen
1360 State Route 34
ZIP: 7747
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Home Away From Home Academy
1182 State Route 34
ZIP: 7747
Elementary
Total Enrollment 39
Kindercare Learning Center
1330 State Route 34
ZIP: 7747
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
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