Monmouth County NJ Information


Monmouth County Subdivisions

Monmouth County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 634,231
Population in Households 626,953
Population in Familes 528,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,278
Population Density1 1,353
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 236,210
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 164,600
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 262,514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170,909 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 65,301 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,304 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $410,363
Average Home Value $482,622


Median Household Income $87,276
Average Household Income $119,085
Per Capita Income $44,754
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.08%
Households 0.15% 0.11%
Families 0.12% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Monmouth County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monmouth County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 81st
Population Density1 # 9 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 15 33rd
Median Household Income # 4 86th
Per Capita Income # 5 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.