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Overview

Introduction to Wall, New Jersey

Wall, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 8 miles N of Brick, New Jersey and 39 miles S of New York, New York. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area.

Wall History

The Native American tribe of Lenni-Lenape were the original inhabitants of this area before the Europeans started settling here. In 1664 King Charles II of England decided to begin colonizing the land between the Delaware and Hudson Rivers. The region had a number of different names like Albania and Novo Cesarea before it was named Wall in honor of General Garrett D. Wall.

Wall and nearby Attractions

  • Old Wall Historical Society
  • Belmar Public Library
  • Belmar Beach
  • Allaire State Park
  • Spring Meadow Golf Course
  • Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum

Things To Do In Wall

The Recreation Department offers opportunities for countless activities. It organizes different sports like baseball, basketball and field hockey, along with bicycling, bowling, dancing and other artistic endeavors. The activities are designed for adults as well as children. The town also has beaches and parks where one can relax and recreate.

Wall Transportation

Newark International Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Wall Higher Education

The closest college level education is at Monmouth University.

People

Total Population 26,057
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 12,128
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $112,218
% Above Poverty Level 93.5%
% Below Poverty Level 6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 3%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,249
Median House Value $451,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 34.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles N of Brick, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles S of New York, New York
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07719
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.17
Longitude -74.05

Wall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station LONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station TOMS RIVER
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station NY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance 32.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wall, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bricktown (08724)

Lake Como (07719)

Shark River Manor (07719)

Wall Township (07731, 07753, 08724, 08736, 08750, 07719, 07727)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belmar 5,745 $92,404
Neptune 4,834 $67,679
Sea Girt 1,683 $143,125
Spring Lake 2,989 $137,625
Spring Lake Heights 4,683 $94,400

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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18TH AVE. & NEW BEDFORD RD.
732-556-2000
Serves 1,275 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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NEW BEDFORD ROAD
732-681-1010
A Vocational School
Serves 271 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

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