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Red Bank is a borough in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for the clay banks along the river

The latitude of Red Bank is 40.346N. The longitude is -74.064W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,792.


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Median household income
Local
$47,282
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Red Bank demographic reports
Red Bank is on the Navesink River
Prospered as an early port, sending produce and seafood to New York
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "Chasing Amy"
· 1999 movie, "Dogma"
· 2006 movie, "Clerks II'
Well-known residents have included:
· Edmund Wilson, writer
· William "Count" Basie, musician and bandleader
· John Philip Sousa, composer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Jazz & Blues Festival - June 1-3, 2007
  • International Film Festival - Oct. 5-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Red Bank web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Monmouth Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Swimming River Natural Area
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Red Bank residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Red Bank ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Red Bank was $26,265, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Red Bank residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Red Bank, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $738.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,618.


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Libraries in Red Bank include Red Bank Public Library ... View libraries

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

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Red Bank restaurants taking online reservations include Basil T's, Nicholas, Red ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Red Bank workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Red Bank between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Red Bank include Courtyard Lincroft Red Bank, Extended Stay America, Molly Pitcher Inn, Oyster Point Hotel.

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