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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,000
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens19.4%
Employed Population 16+12,502
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married51.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.8%
Median Earnings25+$54,839
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,038
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,479

Wealth

Median Family Income$115,700
% Above Poverty Level94.5%
% Below Poverty Level5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,194
Median House Value$455,400

Ancestry

Irish34%
Italian28.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.1%
Polish7.8%
English7.3%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish1.9%
Norwegian1.9%
Dutch1.5%
Russian1.5%
Lithuanian1.5%
Hungarian1.2%
Danishn1%
Austrian1%
Swedish0.9%
Welsh0.8%
West Indian0.8%
Greek0.8%
Arab0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Slovak0.2%
US/American0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Romanian0.1%
German0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Wall Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7719
Phone Area Codes732,848
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.17
Approximate Longitude-74.02

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)

StationLONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance7.2 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
StationTOMS RIVER
Distance17.6 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
StationNY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance32.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belmar5,715$92,207
Neptune4,758$59,887
Sea Girt1,697$147,841
Spring Lake2,973$133,438
Spring Lake Heights4,646$96,875

Wall Public Schools

Allenwood Elementary School
3301 Allenwood Lakewood Rd
ZIP: 7719
(732) 556-2150
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Central Elementary School
2007 Allenwood Road, P O Box 1199
ZIP: 7719
(732) 556-2540
Primary
Total Enrollment 507
Communications High School
1740 New Bedford Road
ZIP: 7719
(732) 681-1010
High
Total Enrollment 323
Wall High School
1630 18th Ave, P O Box 1199
ZIP: 7719
(732) 556-2040
High
Total Enrollment 1207
Wall Intermediate School
2801 Allaire Road, P O Box 1199
ZIP: 7719
(732) 556-2500
Middle
Total Enrollment 923
Wall Primary School
2500 Bedford Corner Lane
ZIP: 7719
(732) 556-2114
Primary
Total Enrollment 49
West Belmar Elementary School
925 17th Avenue
ZIP: 7719
(732) 556-2560
Primary
Total Enrollment 199

Wall Private Schools

Kiddie Academy Of Wall
1837 Old Mill Rd
ZIP: 7719
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
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