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Overview

Introduction to Manville, New Jersey

Manville, New Jersey, in Somerset county, is 9 miles W of Edison, New Jersey and 25 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is in the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon area.

Manville History

Manville was incorporated on April 1, 1929. It was named after the Johns-Manville Company that manufactured asbestos products in this area. Most of the residents of Manville are of Slavic descent, though a number of Hispanic people also live in this area.

Manville and nearby Attractions

  • Buccleuch Mansion
  • Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
  • Thomas Clarke House - Princeton Battlefield
  • Sourland Mountain Preserve
  • Littell-Lord Farmhouse Museum
  • Zimmerli Art Museum

Things To Do In Manville

There are several rivers and streams in Manville where one can enjoy fishing and boating. You can also visit the Toppan Graphic Arts Center and the Raritan Valley Country Club, which includes an 18-hole regulation length golf course. Manville also is home to numerous restaurants and shopping areas.

Manville Transportation

The nearest major airport is Trenton Mercer Airport.

Manville Higher Education

Raritan Valley Community College, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Middlesex County College, Devry Institute and Princeton University are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,448
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+5,353
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married42%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.1%
Median Earnings25+$40,161
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$39,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,809

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,403
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,317
Median House Value$248,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26%
Polish15.8%
Italian13.7%
Irish9.2%
German7.9%
Slovak3.8%
English3.2%
Ukrainian2.1%
Hungarian1.9%
French Except Basque1.4%
Guyanese1.2%
Russian1.1%
Lithuanian1%
Dutch0.9%
Austrian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Palestinian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Turkish0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Manville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Somerset County
Standard Zip Codes8835
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.54
Approximate Longitude-74.58

Manville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSOMERVILLE 4 NW
Distance6.2 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip47.7 inches
StationNEW BRUNSWICK 3 SE
Distance9.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationFLEMINGTON 5 NNW
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bound Brook10,512$69,142
Branchburg14,665$139,340
Millstone10,521$154,432
Raritan22,026$138,672
Somerville12,207$82,321
South Bound Brook4,613$81,035

Manville Public Schools

Alexander Batcho Intermediate School
100 North 13th Ave
ZIP: 8835
(908) 231-8521
Middle
Total Enrollment 303
Manville High School
1100 Brooks Boulevard
ZIP: 8835
(908) 231-6806
High
Total Enrollment 389
Roosevelt School
410 Brooks Blvd
ZIP: 8835
(908) 231-6809
Middle
Total Enrollment 224
Weston Elementary School
600 Newark Ave
ZIP: 8835
(908) 231-8548
Primary
Total Enrollment 503

Manville Private Schools

Christ The King Elementary School
99 N 13th Ave
ZIP: 8835
Elementary
Total Enrollment 154
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