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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shrewsbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monmouth 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 07702 ZIP code.
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.
49% of Shrewsbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Shrewsbury include Shrewsbury Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Shrewsbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $788. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,908.
Libraries in Shrewsbury include Eastern Branch Library ... View libraries
Monmouth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shrewsbury political report.
The average commute time for Shrewsbury workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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