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Freehold is a borough in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Freehold. For links to other places called Freehold, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Freehold is 40.258N. The longitude is -74.275W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 167 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,465.


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Median household income
Local
$48,654
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Freehold demographic reports
The Revolutionary Battle of Monmouth was fought here in 1778. Mary Ludwig Hays, better known as "Molly Pitcher," carried water to the troops and loaded cannon after her husband was overcome
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 55. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 4.8 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1980 movie, "Friday the 13th"
Well-known residents have included:
· Bruce Springsteen, musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: East Freehold Park, Manasquan River Linear Park, Turkey Swamp Park
Historic sites and museums: Monmouth County Historical Association Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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8% of Freehold residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Freehold ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Freehold was $19,910, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Freehold residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Freehold, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,351.


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

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The average commute time for Freehold workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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