Homes in Freehold
Freehold Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 36,184, reflecting an increase of 4,647 (+14.7%) from the 31,537 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,827 (+27.6%) from the 24,710 counted in the 1990 Census.
Freehold Township was first formed on October 31, 1693, and was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of Freehold Township were taken to form Upper Freehold Township (c. 1731), so some wills and official records following the split referred to "Lower Freehold Township" although the official name has always been Freehold Township. Additional portions formed Millstone Township (February 28, 1844), Jackson Township (March 6, 1844), Atlantic Township (February 18, 1847; now Colts Neck Township), Marlboro Township (February 17, 1848) and Manalapan Township (March 9, 1848). Freehold town was formed within the township on March 25, 1869, and formally separated when it was reconstituted as a borough on April 15, 1919, including additional portions of the township.
At the 2010 United States Census, there were 36,184 people, 12,577 households, and 9,382 families residing in the township. The population density was 939.8 per square mile (362.9/km2). There were 13,140 housing units at an average density of 341.3 per square mile (131.8/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 84.32% (30,509) White, 5.34% (1,931) Black or African American, 0.13% (47) Native American, 7.03% (2,544) Asian, 0.02% (7) Pacific Islander, 1.47% (531) from other races, and 1.70% (615) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 7.76% (2,808) of the population.
There were 12,577 households, of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.24.
In the township, 24.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.3 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $94,735 (with a margin of error of +/- $5,749) and the median family income was $112,094 (+/- $4,124). Males had a median income of $85,099 (+/- $6,540) versus $48,926 (+/- $4,407) for females. The per capita income for the township was $40,504 (+/- $2,006). About 2.8% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.
In 2004, the Freehold Township Senior League baseball team won the Senior League World Series. Led by manager Mike Brach of Freehold Township, the team became the first from Freehold Township to make it to the World Series, let alone win it.
In 2016, Freehold Township Little League 12u baseball team won the New Jersey state championship and made it to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament, the first team from the township to take the state title since 2003.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Freehold Township include:
- Brad Brach (born 1986), relief pitcher with the Baltimore Orioles.
- Brian Brikowski (born 1989), defensive end who played in the Canadian Football League with the Montreal Alouettes.
- Danielle Colaprico (born 1992), midfielder for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League.
- Katie Dippold, comedy writer, actress, and improvisational comedian who has co-produced and written for Parks and Recreation.
- Joann Downey (born 1966), politician representing the 11th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly.
- Clare Farragher (born 1941), member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1988 to 2002 who also served as mayor of Freehold Township.
- Michele Fitzgerald (born 1990), winner of Survivor: Kaôh RÅng in 2016, the 32nd season of the reality series.
- Milton Goode (born 1960), high jumper who participated at the 1984 Summer Olympics.
- Thomas Henderson (1743-1824), acting Governor of New Jersey.
- Caren Lissner (born 1972), novelist.
- Val Majewski (born 1981), center fielder who played for the Baltimore Orioles.
- Catello Manzi (born 1950), harness racing driver.
- Kal Penn (born 1977), actor of Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.
- Bruce Springsteen (born 1949), American musician known for his work in E Street Band
- Jaime Primak Sullivan (born c. 1977), reality television star of Jersey Belle.
Homes for Sale in Freehold
HomesIn is a local real estate agency that services the entire state, including the city of Freehold. We are the largest real estate office in the area with hundreds of Freehold real estate agents ready to service you, no matter where you are. Our agents and brokers possess the knowledge and expertise to guide you through your next transaction, whether you are looking to buy a Freehold home, sell your Freehold home, or obtain a mortgage for your next home.
Buy a Home in Freehold
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Sell Your Freehold Home
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Freehold Rental Property
As a full service real estate agency, we provide Freehold property management services as well as rentals in Freehold. You can also list your Freehold rental with us if you are looking to rent out your property.
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