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Farmingdale, New Jersey
Borough
Borough of Farmingdale
Downtown Farmingdale
Downtown Farmingdale
Motto: Today's Town with Yesterday's Touch
Map of Farmingdale in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Farmingdale in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Farmingdale, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Farmingdale, New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Monmouth
Incorporated April 8, 1903
Area
 • Total 0.523 sq mi (1.354 km2)
 • Land 0.522 sq mi (1.351 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.002 km2)  0.18%
Area rank 547th of 566 in state
48th of 53 in county
Elevation 75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 1,329
 • Estimate (2015) 1,306
 • Rank 524th of 566 in state
47th of 53 in county
 • Density 2,547.7/sq mi (983.7/km2)
 • Density rank 243rd of 566 in state
28th of 53 in county
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07727
Area code(s) 732 exchanges: 751, 919, 938
FIPS code 3402522950
GNIS feature ID 0885218
Website farmingdaleborough.org

Farmingdale is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 1,329, reflecting a decline of 258 (-16.3%) from the 1,587 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 125 (+8.5%) from the 1,462 counted in the 1990 Census.

Farmingdale was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1903, from portions of Howell Township. The borough is named for its location at the center of an agricultural area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 0.523 square miles (1.354 km2), including 0.522 square miles (1.351 km2) of land and 0.001 square miles (0.002 km2) of water (0.18%).

The borough is completely surrounded by Howell Township, making it part of 21 pairs of "doughnut towns" in the state, where one municipality entirely surrounds another.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 416
1920 474 13.9%
1930 629 32.7%
1940 609 −3.2%
1950 755 24.0%
1960 959 27.0%
1970 1,148 19.7%
1980 1,348 17.4%
1990 1,462 8.5%
2000 1,587 8.5%
2010 1,329 −16.3%
Est. 2015 1,306 −1.7%
Population sources: 1910-1920
1910 1910-1930
1930-1990 2000 2010

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,329 people, 547 households, and 341.9 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,547.7 per square mile (983.7/km2). There were 578 housing units at an average density of 1,108.0 per square mile (427.8/km2)*. The racial makeup of the borough was 89.62% (1,191) White, 2.86% (38) Black or African American, 0.45% (6) Native American, 3.16% (42) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.73% (23) from other races, and 2.18% (29) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.92% (92) of the population.

There were 547 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the borough, the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.8 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 97.9 males.

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $63,191 (with a margin of error of +/- $2,838) and the median family income was $69,688 (+/- $10,093). Males had a median income of $56,518 (+/- $4,270) versus $36,625 (+/- $5,921) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $31,425 (+/- $2,251). About 2.6% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census there were 1,587 people, 625 households, and 406 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,972.2 people per square mile (1,156.1/km²). There were 638 housing units at an average density of 1,194.9 per square mile (464.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.64% White, 1.13% African American, 2.33% Asian, 2.08% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.84% of the population.

There were 625 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $48,889, and the median income for a family was $59,625. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $27,375 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,667. About 5.6% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

Roads and highways

As of May 2010, the borough had a total of 6.89 miles (11.09 km) of roadways, of which 5.30 miles (8.53 km) were maintained by the municipality and 1.59 miles (2.56 km) by Monmouth County.

County Route 547 and County Route 524 pass through the borough. In addition, Route 33 and Route 34 pass near the borough, and are concurrent for a mile between the Collingwood Circle and Naval Weapons Station Earle.

Airport

Monmouth Executive Airport is a public-use airport located east of Farmingdale.


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