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Freehold is a township in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Freehold. For links to other places called Freehold, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Freehold is 40.283N. The longitude is -74.266W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 31,537.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Freehold demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monmouth County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07731 ZIP code.
11% of Freehold residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Freehold ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Freehold was $31,505, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Freehold residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Freehold, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $809. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,677.
Libraries in Freehold include Freehold Public Library ... View libraries
Monmouth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Freehold political report.
The average commute time for Freehold workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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