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The Borough of Matawan had a population of 8,899 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Matawan is located at latitude 40.4148 and longitude -74.2296 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Matawan 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Matawan: Matayan, Mattawan, Middletown, Middletown Point, New Aberdeen.
|Total Population||8,899 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,811 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||7,228 (81.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||88 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$99,833|
|Average Household Income||$120,250|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$45,895|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,693 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,122 (57.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,273 (34.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||298 ( 8.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$377,403|
|Average Home Value||$408,435|
|Housing Affordability Index3||124|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.08%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.71%|
The table below compares Matawan to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 160||71st|
|Population Density||# 158||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 209||62nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 281||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 257||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 233||57th|
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