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Overview

Introduction to Holmdel, New Jersey

Holmdel, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 4 miles SW of Middletown, New Jersey and 27 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is included in the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area.

Holmdel History

This township was formed in February 1857 from portions of Hazlet, which was known as Raritan Township at that time. The name Holmdel came from the Holmes family, who were major landowners in the area in the 19th century. It was in this town that Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias discovered the cosmic microwave background radiation in 1964.

Holmdel and nearby Attractions

  • Holmdel Arboretum
  • PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Holmdel Park
  • Holmes-Hendrickson House
  • Longstreet Farm
  • East Freehold County Park

Things To Do In Holmdel

Holmdel is a small town with a quiet, rural feel. It has several parks which make for excellent picnic spots and playing areas. The PNC Bank Arts Center is an amphitheatre which can accommodate 17,500 people. It is counted among the most successful amphitheatres of the country and hosts numerous concerts from May to September.

Holmdel Transportation

Newark International is the nearest major airport to Holmdel.

Holmdel Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are provided at Brookdale Community College, Monmouth University, Wagner College and Rutgers University.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,673
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+7,310
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married66%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher64.7%
Median Earnings25+$83,840
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$64,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,596

Wealth

Median Family Income$166,046
% Above Poverty Level96.5%
% Below Poverty Level3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time38 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation17.6%

Housing

People Living Alone14.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,445
Median House Value$611,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.9%
Italian28.8%
Irish16.6%
Polish7%
English4.7%
Russian3.2%
Dutch1.6%
Greek1.6%
Arab1.6%
Ukrainian1.5%
Norwegian1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Brazilian1.1%
Hungarian0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
African0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Latvian0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Haitian0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Nigerian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Czech0.1%
German0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Holmdel Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7733
Phone Area Codes732
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.37
Approximate Longitude-74.17

Holmdel 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 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
Distance11.1 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
StationNY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aberdeen18,292$98,288
Colts Neck10,029$180,882
Hazlet20,108$101,326
Lincroft6,352$149,375
Marlboro40,416$152,852
Tinton Falls17,910$113,132

Holmdel Hospitals

Bayshore Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
727 North Beers Street
(732) 739-5900

Holmdel Public Schools

Holmdel High School
36 Crawfords Corner Road
ZIP: 7733
(732) 946-1832
High
Total Enrollment 950
Indian Hill School
735 Holmdel Road
ZIP: 7733
(732) 946-1045
Middle
Total Enrollment 705
Village School
67 Mccampbell Road
ZIP: 7733
(732) 946-1820
Primary
Total Enrollment 826
William R. Satz School
24 Crawfords Corner Road
ZIP: 7733
(732) 946-1808
Middle
Total Enrollment 532

Holmdel Private Schools

New School Of Monmouth County
301 Middle Rd
ZIP: 7733
Elementary
Total Enrollment 43
St Benedict School
165 Bethany Rd
ZIP: 7733
Elementary
Total Enrollment 512
St John Vianney Regional High School
540a Line Rd
ZIP: 7733
Secondary
Total Enrollment 1013
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