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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Freehold 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 07728 ZIP code.
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.
20% of Freehold residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Freehold, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,351.
Monmouth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Freehold political report.
The average commute time for Freehold workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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