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Manchester is a township in Ocean County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Manchester, England.
The latitude of Manchester is 39.95N. The longitude is -74.433W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 38,928.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Manchester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ocean County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08759 ZIP code.
17% of Manchester residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Manchester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Manchester was $22,409, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Manchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Manchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $832. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,107.
Ocean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Manchester political report.
The average commute time for Manchester workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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