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Howell is a township in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for Gov. Richard Howell

The latitude of Howell is 40.191N. The longitude is -74.2W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 48,903.


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Median household income
Local
$68,069
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Howell demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 68. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "War of the Worlds"
· 2002 movie, "Far from Heaven"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Winter Postcard Fair - Jan. 21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Howell web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Manasquan Reservoir, Allaire State Park, East Freehold County Park
Historic sites and museums: MacKenzie Museum

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Howell residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Howell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Howell was $26,143, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

29% of Howell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Howell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $643.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,588.


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Libraries in Howell include Howell Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Howell workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Howell between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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