The Borough of Matawan had a population of 8,881 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Matawan is located at latitude 40.411 and longitude -74.2365 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Matawan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.
The Borough of Matawan (GNIS ID: 885293) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Matawan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Matawan: Matayan, Mattawan, Middletown, Middletown Point, New Aberdeen.
|Population in Households||8,785|
|Population in Familes||7,223|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||96|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,618 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,016 (55.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,362 (37.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||240 ( 6.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$338,498|
|Average Home Value||$372,321|
|Median Household Income||$79,726|
|Average Household Income||$102,470|
|Per Capita Income||$39,381|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.7%|
The table below compares Matawan to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 161||71st|
|Population Density1||# 161||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 214||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 255||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 239||56th|
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