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Affluent bedroom community

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

The community is believed named for Indian chief

The latitude of Rumson is 40.371N. The longitude is -73.999W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,312.


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Median household income
Local
$120,865
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rumson demographic reports
Rumson is between the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers
New York bankers and industrialists began building estates here in the late 19th century
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "Chasing Amy"
Well-known residents have included:
· Bruce Springsteen, musician
Nearby parks & recreation: Meadow Ridge Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Rumson is little but it's rich.
-- Middletown, America
Gail Sheehy

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14% of Rumson residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rumson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rumson was $73,692, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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64% of Rumson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rumson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,045.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,526.


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Libraries in Rumson include Oceanic Free Library ... View libraries

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

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Rumson restaurants taking online reservations include David Burke's Fromagerie, Salt Creek Grille - Rumson ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Rumson workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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~ Middletown, America
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