Monmouth County is located in east-central New Jersey. The County Seat is Freehold Borough and the largest city is Middletown Township. The Official Web Site is located at https://co.monmouth.nj.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 629,279 and the 2010 census population was 630,378. The land area is 468.79 square miles and there are 1344.7 persons per square mile.
84.9% of the population is White, 7.6% is Black or African American, 10.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 5.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 92.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 41.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $389,900, there are 233,909 households, an average of 2.66 persons per household. The per capita income is $42,749, the median household income is $84,526, and 7% of the persons in Monmouth County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 63,391. Retail sales (in $1000) were $11,225,081, and sales per capita were $17,511. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.7%.
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