Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ

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2021 Population
111,331
2.87% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
43
0.467% 1-year increase
N/A Poverty Rate
5.26%
N/A 1-year N/A
2021 Median Household Income
$126,873
7.87% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$476,200
3.34% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ had a population of 111k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $126,873. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ grew from 108,229 to 111,331, a 2.87% increase and its median household income grew from $117,614 to $126,873, a 7.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.85%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.63%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.06%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.39%).

21.7% of the households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.3% of the residents in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Monmouth County (Southwest)--Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are MCVSD (374592) (40 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was $476,200, and the homeownership rate was 81.3%.

Most people in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 37.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 111k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2021, 15.4% of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (17.1k people).

In 2021, there were 9.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.2k people) in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.74k White (Hispanic) and 7.38k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are Spanish (10,010 households), Russian (2,631 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,754 households).

Citizenship

95.3%
2021 Citizenship
95%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 95.3% of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    81.2k ± 1.81k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    8.74k ± 1k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.38k ± 829
14.5%
Hispanic Population
16.2k people

In 2021, there were 9.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.2k people) in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.74k White (Hispanic) and 7.38k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.5% of the people in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are hispanic (16.2k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

15.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17.1k people
15.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
16.4k people

As of 2021, 15.4% of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ residents (17.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was 15.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,010 households (9.38%)
  2. Russian
    2,631 households (2.46%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,754 households (1.64%)

21.7% of the households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 9.38% of the households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,230 ± 243
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    400 ± 161
  3. Korea
    370 ± 123

Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ employs 54.6k people. The largest industries in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (5,441 people), Construction (3,178 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,695 people), and the highest paying industries are Advertising, public relations & related services ($257,291), Travel arrangements & reservation services ($252,992), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($228,881).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
25,944
Women
49.4%
26,584
Men
50.6%

The workforce of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 52,528 people, with 49.4% woman, and 50.6% men.

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Occupations

54.6k
2021 Value
3.88%
1 Year growth
± 3.88%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 3.88%, from 52.5k employees to 54.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ, are Other managers (2,362 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,100 people), and Registered nurses (1,400 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.6k
2021 Value
3.88%
1 Year growth
± 3.88%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 3.88%, from 52.5k employees to 54.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,441 people), Construction (3,178 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,695 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$82,130
Median earning men ± $4,380
$48,914
Median earning women ± $3,629

The industries with the best median earnings for men in N/A are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($1.15M), Information ($1.01M), and Manufacturing ($910,159).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in N/A are Information ($692,551), Public Administration ($566,662), and Manufacturing ($521,181).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $68.4B
  2. $64.3B
  3. $45.5B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $68.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($64.3B) and Motorized vehicles ($45.5B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$634B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
113% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $634B. This is expected to increase 113% to $1.35T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $114B
  2. $59.4B
  3. $21.2B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $114B, followed by Pennsylvania with $59.4B and Ohio and $21.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2021, universities in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ awarded 40 degrees. The student population of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 12 male students and 62 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are White (18 and 45%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 27.5%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 25%), and Asian (1 and 2.5%).

The largest universities in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are MCVSD (374592) (40 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Monmouth County (Southwest)--Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ are General Cosmetology (29 and 72.5%) and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (11 and 27.5%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.468% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.481% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ in 2021 were Bachelors Degree (25.5k), High School or Equivalent (19.1k), and Graduate Degree (15.5k).

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The median property value in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was $476,200 in 2021, which is 1.94 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $460,800 to $476,200, a 3.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ is 81.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 37.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ is $126,873. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $169,605, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $162,351 and $158,432.

Property

$476,200
Median Property Value 2021
±$10,202
$32,092
Median Property Taxes
±$1,179

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

81.3%
Homeownership
2021
59.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 81.3% of the housing units in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $169,605, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $162,351 and $158,432.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$126,873
Median Household Income
± $6,143
39.5k
Number of Households
± 1,603

In 2021, the median household income of the 39.5k households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ grew to $126,873 from the previous year's value of $117,614.

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Wage Distribution

0.497
2021 Wage GINI in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ
0.493
2020 Wage GINI in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ

In 2021, the income inequality in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.804% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (69.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (13%)
  3. Carpooled (7.71%)

In 2021, 69.6% of workers in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13%) and those who carpooled to work (7.71%).

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Commute Time

37.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (37.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 10.3% of the workforce in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ (51.2k out of 973k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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94.4% of the population of Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 64% on employee plans, 6.73% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.503% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 16.1% between 18 and 34 years, 43.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.57%
Uninsured
64%
Employer Coverage
6.73%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
0.503%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Freehold Borough PUMA, NJ declined by 1.12% from 5.63% to 5.57%.

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