Matawan, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

Matawan was formed as a borough on June 28, 1895, from portions of Matawan Township (now Aberdeen Township). Matawan expanded with portions of Matawan Township and from Madison Township (now Old Bridge Township). Town was founded by Dutch in 17th century (Matawan celebrated a TriCentennial in 1980s). Scotch Irish settlers from New Hampshire later named town New Aberdeen. It was changed, but neighboring Matawan Township took the name of Aberdeen in 1970s.

General Information

Town Name: Matawan
City Hall: Borough Hall
Address: 201 Broad Street, MATAWAN NJ 07747
Phone Number: 732-566-3898
Land Area: 2.3 square miles
Distance to NYC: 38 miles
Town Website: http://www.matawanborough.com/matawan/
Library Website: http://www.matawanaberdeenlibrary.com/main.php
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 8,933
Population Density / Mile: 3,956
Median Age: 41.22
Number of Households: 3,406
Average Household Size: 2.594
Households with Children: 1,022
Median Household Income: $101,802

Population

Population: 8,933
Population Density / Mile: 3,956
Change in Population Since 2010: -.21%
Male Population: 4,368
Female Population: 4,565
Median Age: 41.22

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 577
5-9 years: 633
10-14 years: 555
15-19 years: 554
20-24 years: 462
25-29 years: 488
30-34 years: 487
35-39 years: 562
40-44 years: 610
45-49 years: 588
50-54 years: 630
55-59 years: 651
60-64 years: 662
65-69 years: 530
70-74 years: 397
75-79 years: 253
80-84 years: 155
85+ years: 139

Households

Number of Households: 3,406
Average Household Size: 2.594
Households with Children: 1,022
Households without Children: 1,277
Family Households: 2,299
Non-Family Households: 265

Marital Status

Never Married: 2057
Now Married: 3966
Separated: 64
Widowed: 442
Divorced: 639

Income

Median Household Income: $101,802
Average Household Income: $120,386
Per Capita Income: $46,398
Average Total Household Expenditure: $62,359

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $111,250
25-44 years: $124,089
45-64 years: $106,131
Over 64 years: $61,500

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 117
$10,000-$15,000 58
$15,000-$20,000 46
$20,000-$25,000 64
$25,000-$30,000 61
$30,000-$35,000 134
$35,000-$40,000 101
$40,000-$45,000 103
$45,000-$50,000 140
$50,000-$60,000 151
$60,000-$75,000 247
$75,000-$100,000 450
$100,000-$125,000 430
$125,000-$150,000 286
$150,000-$200,000 486
$200,000-$250,000 299
$250,000-$500,000 129
$500,000 up 104

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 137
Some High School: 238
High School Grad: 1350
Some College: 1184
Associate Degree: 508
Bachelors Degree: 1686
Graduate Degree: 1049

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 56
Blue Collar: 44

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 46.77
Average January Low Temperature: 20.8
Average January High Temperature: 39.3
Average July Low Temperature: 64.4
Average July High Temperature: 84.9

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 105
Lead 46
Nitrogen Oxide 141
Ozone 94
Particulate Matter 104
Air Pollution 98

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 26 Locations
Automotive Services 32 Locations
Banks - Financial 122 Locations
Eating - Drinking 104 Locations
Farm - Ranch 3 Locations
Government - Public 9 Locations
Health Care Services 151 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 28 Locations
Personal Services 419 Locations
Pet Services 4 Locations
Shopping 165 Locations
Travel 16 Locations

Schools

Cambridge Park Elementary
Cliffwood Ave School Elementary
Lloyd Road Elementary
Matawan Reg High Secondary
Matawan-Aberdeen Mid Sch Elementary
Ravine Drive Elementary
Strathmore Elementary

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