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Overview

Introduction to Howell, New Jersey

Howell, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 3 miles N of Lakewood, New Jersey and 41 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is in the Monmouth - Ocean area.

Howell History

Originally, Howell was a part of the Shrewsbury Township. It was incorporated on February 23, 1801. During its incorporation, Howell included parts of the present day Brick Township, Farmingdale and Wall Township.

Howell and nearby Attractions

  • Turkey Swamp Park
  • Manasquan Reservoir
  • Howell Baptist Church
  • Garden State Art Center

Things To Do In Howell

Howell offers unlimited recreational facilities. The town includes an 18-hole public golf course and several parks and playgrounds. You can also enjoy boating, fishing and swimming at the Jersey shore. Howell also includes numerous historical sites, restaurants and shopping centers.

Howell Transportation

International air transportation is available from John F Kennedy International.

Howell Higher Education

Georgian Court University provides facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population51,765
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+26,366
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married55.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.2%
Median Earnings25+$53,685
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,828
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,050

Wealth

Median Family Income$111,043
% Above Poverty Level95.2%
% Below Poverty Level4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone18.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,421
Median House Value$313,100

Ancestry

Italian28.2%
Irish23.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.4%
German13.8%
Polish9.9%
English5.9%
Russian2.4%
Hungarian1.9%
Arab1.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Ukrainian1.6%
Scottish1.6%
Greek1.4%
Dutch1.2%
Norwegian0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Portuguese0.8%
African0.7%
Austrian0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Egyptian0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Slovak0.4%
Czech0.4%
Brazilian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Ghanaian0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Haitian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Howell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7731
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.14
Approximate Longitude-74.19

Howell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLAKEHURST NAS
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches
StationFREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance12.5 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
StationTOMS RIVER
Distance13.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brick74,969$90,135
Brielle4,745$154,219
Farmingdale1,479$65,500
Jackson56,194$101,982
Lakewood97,907$45,796
Sea Girt1,697$147,841

Howell Public Schools

Taunton Elementary School
41 Taunton Drive
ZIP: 7731
(732) 751-2497
Primary
Total Enrollment 439
Newbury Elementary School
179 Newbury Road
ZIP: 7731
(732) 751-2491
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
Land O'pines Elementary School
81 Windeler Road
ZIP: 7731
(732) 751-2489
Primary
Total Enrollment 517
Howell Township Middle School South
220 Ramtown-greenville Road
ZIP: 7731
(732) 836-1327
Middle
Total Enrollment 756
Greenville Elementary School
210 Ramtown Greenville Road
ZIP: 7731
(732) 202-1745
Primary
Total Enrollment 364
Aldrich Elementary School
615 Aldrich Road
ZIP: 7731
(732) 751-2483
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
Ramtown Elementary School
216 Ramtown -greenville Road
ZIP: 7731
(732) 751-2493
Primary
Total Enrollment 436

Howell Private Schools

Montessori Enrichment Center
29 Newbury Rd
ZIP: 7731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Coastal Learning Center
38 Arnold Blvd
ZIP: 7731
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 69
St Veronica School
4219 Us Highway 9 N
ZIP: 7731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 283
Rainbow World Preschool Center I
106 Windeler Rd
ZIP: 7731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Kindercare Learning Center #1026
598 Aldrich Rd
ZIP: 7731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
The Learning Experience
2369 Us Highway 9
ZIP: 7731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 37
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