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Overview

Introduction to Neptune, New Jersey

Neptune, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 10 miles N of Brick, New Jersey and 37 miles S of New York, New York. The town is part of the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan statistical area.

Neptune History

The town of Neptune derived its name from the Roman God of the Sea. It was incorporated on October 4, 1881. Originally, Neptune included the present day Bradley Beach, Neptune City and Ocean Grove. In the last decade, Neptune experienced a tremendous development in technology and is also known as the "Crossroads of the Jersey Shore."

Neptune and nearby Attractions

  • Shark River Park
  • Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum
  • Stephen Crane House
  • Allaire State Park
  • Ocean Historical Museum
  • Historic Allaire Village

Things To Do In Neptune

The recreational activities in Neptune include fishing, hiking and playing golf. The town of Neptune also lies in a close proximity to the charming Ocean Grove and legendary Rock Clubs of Asbury.

Neptune Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Neptune Higher Education

Monmouth University provides facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,758
Male Share of the Population44.2%
Female Share of the Population55.8%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+2,055
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married39%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.1%
Median Earnings25+$39,261
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,036
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,737

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,887
% Above Poverty Level81.4%
% Below Poverty Level18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,108
Median House Value$264,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.5%
Italian28.3%
Irish19.7%
German14.5%
West Indian6.5%
Haitian4.1%
Polish4%
English3%
Dutch2.3%
French Except Basque2%
Jamaican1.9%
Hungarian1.9%
Danishn1.6%
African1.2%
Nigerian1.2%
Scottish0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Arab0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Czech0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Bahamian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Israeli0.1%
US/American0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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Neptune Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7753
P.O. Box Zip Codes7754
Phone Area Codes732
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.21
Approximate Longitude-74.08

Neptune Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance5.1 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
StationSANDY HOOK
Distance17.5 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
StationTOMS RIVER
Distance19.7 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
Asbury Park15,850$40,379
Belmar5,715$92,207
Bradley Beach4,272$76,696

Neptune Public Libraries

Neptune Township Public Library
25 NEPTUNE BOULEVARD
Neptune, New Jersey
(732) 775-8241

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Neptune Hospitals

K Hovnanian Childrens Hospital
(Non-profit)
1945 State Route 33
(732) 775-5500
Jersey Shore Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1945 State Route 33

Neptune Public Schools

Academy Of Allied Health And Science
2325 Heck Avenue
ZIP: 7753
(732) 775-0058
High
Total Enrollment 290
Class Academy
105 Neptune Blvd- Suite 305
ZIP: 7753
(732) 431-7245
High
Total Enrollment 40
Early Childhood Center
11 Memorial Drive
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 205
Gables Elementary School
1 Gables Court
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
Green Grove Elementary School
909 Green Grove Road
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
Midtown Community Elementary School
1155 Corlies Ave
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Neptune High School
55 Neptune Boulevard
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
High
Total Enrollment 1405
Neptune Middle School
2300 Heck Avenue
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
Middle
Total Enrollment 845
Shark River Hills Elementary School
312 Brighton Avenue
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 356
Summerfiled Elementary School
1 Summerfield La
ZIP: 7753
(732) 776-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 438

Neptune Private Schools

Corporate Toddlers
4900 State Route 33 Ste 1
ZIP: 7753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Holy Innocents Elementary School
3455 W Bangs Ave
ZIP: 7753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 167
Kiddie Academy
3297 State Route 66 Ste 1
ZIP: 7753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Montessori Academy Of New Jersey
3504 Asbury Ave
ZIP: 7753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Summer Hill Preschool And Daycamp
1107 Gully Rd
ZIP: 7753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
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