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Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury.
The latitude of Asbury Park is 40.220N. The longitude is -74.012W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,693.
Riots erupted here on July 4, 1970
Sections below provide additional information and links about Asbury Park 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 07712 ZIP code.
3% of Asbury Park residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Asbury Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Asbury Park was $13,516, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Asbury Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Asbury Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $570. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,189.
Libraries in Asbury Park include Asbury Park Free Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Asbury Park include Asbury Park Press
Monmouth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Asbury Park political report.
The average commute time for Asbury Park workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Asbury Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Asbury Park include Berkeley Carteret Oceanfront.
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