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Population (year 2000): 8,910. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,819 (-1.0% change)
Males: 4,400 (49.4%), Females: 4,510 (50.6%)

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $63,594 (year 2000)
Median house value: $178,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Matawan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.7%)
  • Black (6.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Asian Indian (3.8%)
  • Chinese (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (24.1%), Italian (21.4%), German (14.5%), Polish (9.0%), English (8.1%), United States (2.2%).

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Elevation: 55 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Matawan,

For population 25 years and over in Matawan

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matawan borough

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

15.0% Foreign born (6.6% Asia, 4.4% Europe, 3.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -449 (-4.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Edison, (13.2 miles pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (22.7 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (29.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.2 miles Strathmore, Beach, NJ Cliffwood (2.4 miles NJ Keyport, (2.8 miles Harbor, NJ Laurence (2.8 miles NJ (4.3 miles Brownville, Beach, NJ (5.0 miles Union Park, NJ (5.1 miles Madison Amboy, NJ (6.0 miles South

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 74.23 W

Area codes: 732, 848


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.9%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,509 (-16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 580 (12.6%)


 

Crime in Matawan by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 0 1
    per 100,000 11.2 11.2 0.0 11.2
Robberies 0 3 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 33.7 11.2 0.0
Assaults 8 6 7 5
    per 100,000 89.8 67.3 78.6 56.1
Burglaries 35 18 22 13
    per 100,000 392.8 202.0 246.9 145.9
Thefts 108 96 101 88
    per 100,000 1212.1 1077.4 1133.6 987.7
Auto thefts 17 13 12 5
    per 100,000 190.8 145.9 134.7 56.1
113.7 97.0 92.5 69.9


Average climate in Matawan, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Matawan,

Matawan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Matawan city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/27/2001, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Matawan:
  • BAYSHORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HOLMDEL, NJ)
  • RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
  • STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-SOUT (about 9 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Matawan:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 20 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 26 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 28 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Matawan:
  • OLD BRIDGE (about 10 miles; OLD BRIDGE, NJ; ID: 3N6)
  • LINDEN (about 15 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • MONMOUTH EXECUTIVE (about 18 miles; BELMAR/FARMINGDALE, NJ; ID: BLM)

Amtrak stations near Matawan:
  • 13 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matawan:
  • BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; LINCROFT, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,533)
  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; EDISON, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,739)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 15 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 16 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 30,649)
  • MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE (about 18 miles; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
Public primary/middle schools in Matawan:
  • RAVINE DRIVE (Students: 420; Location: RAVINE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHEESEQUAKE (Students: 354; Location: 80 ROUTE 34-RD #1; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Matawan:
  • FIRST FRIENDS CHILD CARE (Students: 153; Location: 165 HIGHWAY #34; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Matawan:
  • MATAWAN-ABERDEEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $529,033; Location: 165 MAIN STREET; 86,495 books; 1,881 audio materials; 578 video materials; 167 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Strathmore is not a nearby city or a town. It is called Aberdeen. Strathmore is a section of Aberdeen.

Notable locations in Matawan: Matawan Station (A), Matawan Fire Station Number 4 (B), Matawan Fire Station Number 3 (C), Matawan Fire Station Number 2 (D), Matawan Fire Station Number 1 (E), Matawan - Aberdeen Public Library (F).

Churches in Matawan include: First Methodist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Second Baptist Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), Saint Clements Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (F), First Baptist Church (G).

Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Point Pleasant Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Lake Matawan (A), Lake Lefferts (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gravelly Brook (A).

Park in Matawan: Memorial Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Matawan compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Matawan:
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Matawan:
  • WCNJ (89.3 FM; HAZLET, NJ; Owner: WVRM, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WWZY (107.1 FM; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Matawan:
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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