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Overview

Introduction to Red Bank, New Jersey

Red Bank, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 4 miles SE of Middletown, New Jersey and 27 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan statistical area.

Red Bank History

Red Bank was first settled during the 17th century. On March 17, 1870, it was incorporated as a town and on February 14, 1879, the area was named Shrewsbury City. On March 10, 1908, Red Bank was separated from Shrewsbury Township and was reincorporated as a borough.

Red Bank and nearby Attractions

  • Marine Park
  • Monmouth Museum
  • East Freehold County Park
  • Ocean Historical Museum
  • Stephen Crane House

Things To Do In Red Bank

Red Bank includes a number of boutiques, home stores and shops selling designer clothing. The town also offers several movie theaters and restaurants as well as several popular nightspots. Apart from these, Red Bank also organizes a variety of events and festivals, such as Kaboom Fireworks, Red Bank International Film Festival and Red Bank Jazz and Blues Festival.

Red Bank Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark International Airport.

Red Bank Higher Education

The nearest universities and colleges are Brookdale Community College, Cuny Kingsborough Community College and Monmouth University.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,218
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+6,807
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married31.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.1%
Median Earnings25+$37,070
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,228
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,838

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,771
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work14.2%
% Using Public Transportation7.7%

Housing

People Living Alone44.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,352
Median House Value$358,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.1%
Italian14.8%
Irish12.2%
German10.9%
English6.7%
Polish4.6%
Russian1.9%
Scottish1.2%
Ukrainian1.1%
Swedish1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Czech0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Portuguese0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
African0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
US/American0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Turkish0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Greek0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Red Bank Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7701, 7702, 7703, 7704
Company Zip Codes7709
Phone Area Codes732, 848
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.23
Approximate Longitude-74

Red Bank 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
Distance6.5 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 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
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp67 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fair Haven6,033$180,509
Lincroft6,352$149,375
Little Silver5,922$143,964
Oceanport5,763$127,750
Shrewsbury1,066$59,180
Tinton Falls17,910$113,132

Red Bank Public Libraries

Red Bank Public Library
84 W. FRONT STREET
Red Bank, New Jersey
(732) 842-0690

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Red Bank Hospitals

Riverview Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1 Riverview Plaza
(732) 741-2700

Red Bank Public Schools

Fairview Elementary School
230 Cooper Road
ZIP: 7701
(732) 747-3308
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
Red Bank Charter School
58 Oakland Street
ZIP: 7701
(732) 450-2092
Primary
Total Enrollment 193
Red Bank Middle School
101 Harding Road
ZIP: 7701
(732) 758-1515
Middle
Total Enrollment 525
River Plaza Elementary School
155 Hubbard Avenue
ZIP: 7701
(732) 747-3679
Primary
Total Enrollment 325

Red Bank Private Schools

First Discoveries Preschool & Daycare
70 State Route 35
ZIP: 7701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Red Bank Catholic High School
112 Broad St
ZIP: 7701
Secondary
Total Enrollment 1052
St James Elementary School
30 Peters Pl
ZIP: 7701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 522
Tower Hill School
255 Harding Rd
ZIP: 7701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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