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Keyport, New Jersey - Basic Facts

Keyport is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Keyport.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monmouth County at latitude 40.4332 and longitude -74.1996. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Keyport (see map) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Keyport: Key Port.

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


Total Population 7,068
Population in Households 7,033
Population in Familes 5,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 5,065
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 2,996
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,650
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,494 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,502 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $292,428
Average Home Value $328,380


Median Household Income $54,906
Average Household Income $68,134
Per Capita Income $28,967
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.56% -0.31%
Households -0.55% -0.35%
Families -0.62% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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.


Keyport, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Keyport 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 # 209 62nd
Population Density1 # 101 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 152 72nd
Median Household Income # 429 21st
Per Capita Income # 401 27th

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