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Overview

Introduction to Colts Neck, New Jersey

Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 7 miles S of Middletown, New Jersey and 31 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is included in the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area.

Colts Neck History

Originally, Colts Neck was a part of the Middletown Township, Freehold Township and Shrewsbury Township. On February 18, 1847 it was incorporated as Atlantic Township. Later, on November 6, 1962, it was renamed Colts Neck.

Colts Neck and nearby Attractions

  • Historic Allaire Village
  • Monmouth Museum
  • Stephen Crane House
  • East Freehold County Park
  • Cheesequake State Park

Things To Do In Colts Neck

Colts Neck offers numerous recreational facilities. The town includes parks and sports fields as well as shopping areas and a number of quality restaurants.

Colts Neck Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the closest major airport.

Colts Neck Higher Education

The nearest colleges and universities are Brookdale Community College, Monmouth University and Georgian Court University.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,029
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+4,600
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married62.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher97%
Median Earnings25+$80,708
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,705
Median Earnings With High School Degree$71,806

Wealth

Median Family Income$180,882
% Above Poverty Level93.6%
% Below Poverty Level6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation6.5%

Housing

People Living Alone15.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,689
Median House Value$741,100

Ancestry

Italian29.7%
Irish22.3%
German16.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
English8.1%
Polish7.7%
Arab4.6%
Egyptian3.4%
Russian3%
French Except Basque1.7%
Swedish1.7%
Portuguese1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Hungarian1%
Greek1%
Dutch0.9%
Lebanese0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Czech0.5%
African0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Ghanaian0.4%
Jordanian0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
South African0.1%
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Colts Neck Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 7 miles S of Middletown, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City31 miles S of Newark, New Jersey
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7722
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude40.287
Longitude-74.172

Colts Neck 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
Distance4.5 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
StationLONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance9.2 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
StationTOMS RIVER
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Colts Neck, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Earle Naval Weapons Station (7722)

Phalanx (7722)

Vanderburg (7722)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Farmingdale1,479$65,500
Freehold35,807$120,708
Holmdel16,673$166,046
Lincroft6,352$149,375
Marlboro40,416$152,852
Tinton Falls17,910$113,132
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Colts Neck Public Schools

Conover Road School
80 Conover Rd
(732) 946-0055
Primary
Total Enrollment 377
Colts Neck High School
59 Five Points Rd
(732) 761-0190
High
Total Enrollment 1483
Conover Road Primary Sch
56 Conover Rd
(732) 946-0055
Primary
Total Enrollment 341
Cedar Drive
73 Cedar Dr
(732) 946-0055
Middle
Total Enrollment 464
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