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Shrewsbury is a borough in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for Shrewsbury, England.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Shrewsbury. For links to other places called Shrewsbury, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Shrewsbury is 40.182N. The longitude is -74.529W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,726.


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Median household income
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$86,911
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shrewsbury demographic reports
Founded by Congregationalists in 1664. Iron-making began soon after
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Allen House

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16% of Shrewsbury residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shrewsbury ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shrewsbury was $38,218, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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49% of Shrewsbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Shrewsbury include Shrewsbury Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Shrewsbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $788.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,908.


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Libraries in Shrewsbury include Eastern Branch Library ... View libraries

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Monmouth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shrewsbury political report.

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The average commute time for Shrewsbury workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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