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Freehold is a township in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.

It is the county seat. [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 40.283N. The longitude is -74.266W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 31,537.


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Median household income
Local
$77,185
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Freehold demographic reports
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.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Monmouth County Fair - July 25-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Freehold web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Turkey Swamp Park, Monmouth Battlefield State Park, East Freehold County Park

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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 07731 ZIP code.

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11% 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 $31,505, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Freehold residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Freehold, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $809.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,677.


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Libraries in Freehold include Freehold Public Library ... View libraries

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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 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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