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Farmingdale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Farmingdale is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monmouth County at latitude 40.2014 and longitude -74.1678. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Farmingdale, but most people and references simply refer to it as Farmingdale, New Jersey.

The P1 Census Class Code for Farmingdale indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Farmingdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farmingdale: Marsh's Bog, Upper Squankum.

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Farmingdale, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,288
Population in Households 1,288
Population in Familes 1,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,469
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 332
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $346,392
Average Home Value $376,827


Median Household Income $60,019
Average Household Income $78,440
Per Capita Income $32,460
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.73% -0.49%
Households -0.61% -0.42%
Families -0.7% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


Farmingdale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmingdale to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 446 18th
Population Density1 # 276 50th
Diversity Index2 # 325 41st
Median Household Income # 376 31st
Per Capita Income # 328 40th

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