East Freehold, New Jersey Population 2024

5,660

East Freehold is a city located in Monmouth County New Jersey. East Freehold has a 2024 population of 5,660. East Freehold is currently growing at a rate of 4.72% annually and its population has increased by 21.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,640 in 2020.

The average household income in East Freehold is $193,596 with a poverty rate of 9.67%. The median age in East Freehold is 43.4 years: 36.5 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

East Freehold Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Freehold was:

  • White: 89.71%
  • Asian: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,899.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
21.98% (1,020)
The current population of East Freehold, New Jersey is 5,660 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,640.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,62089.71%
Asian2544.93%
Two or more races2484.82%
Black or African American280.54%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Freehold Population by Race

East Freehold Population Pyramid 2024

East Freehold Median Age

43.4

Total

36.5

Male

46.4

Female

East Freehold Adults

There are 3,911 adults, (565 of whom are seniors) in East Freehold.

East Freehold Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

East Freehold Sex Ratio

Female2,35445.71%
Male2,79654.29%

East Freehold Population by Age

East Freehold Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6333.1591.38.7
Married1,2403.4698.11.9
Non Family2591.5264.135.9
Female1293.483.716.3
Male54.40100

3.44

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

91.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Freehold Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade491.45%
Associates Degree2728.03%
Bachelors Degree1,33839.52%
Graduate Degree81223.98%
High School Graduate37311.02%
Less Than 9th Grade511.51%
Some College49114.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Freehold Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Freehold Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,8212,7211,707
Hispanic241241159
Asian206206206
2+ Races127127115
Black28280

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

East Freehold Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$65,068$0$59,151
Graduate Degree$92,895$142,865$85,559
High School Graduate$58,462$71,361$43,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$72,750$92,981$58,328
Some College$83,750$86,625$0

$72,750

Average Earnings

$92,981

Average Male

$58,328

Average Female

East Freehold Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Freehold Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Freehold Language

86.54% of East Freehold residents speak only English, while 13.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.53% of the population.

East Freehold Language

East Freehold Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic53632660.82%
White4,1211724.17%

9.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

8.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Freehold

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Freehold is Hispanic, with 60.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Freehold is White, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11%.

East Freehold Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater6.51%
High School3.49%
Some College2.75%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

East Freehold Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.28%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

East Freehold Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Freehold Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$191,957$198,197
Households$184,579$193,596
Married Families$212,756$-999,999,999
Non Families$115,615$163,585

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Freehold Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

63.7%

Female Marriage Rate

East Freehold Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Freehold Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Freehold Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Freehold Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War63
Vietnam55
Korea0
World War II0

East Freehold Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5463
65 to 7432
75+23
55 to 6412
18 to 340

East Freehold Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1183.38%
2+ Races126.35%

East Freehold Veterans by Race

East Freehold Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Freehold Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.1%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

East Freehold Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Freehold Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Freehold Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.11%

Born in East Freehold

91.34%

Native Born

8.66%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

6.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.34% of East Freehold residents were born in the United States, with 51.11% having been born in New Jersey. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Freehold Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,6602554.72%
20235,4052554.95%
20225,1502855.86%
20214,8652254.85%
20204,640-240-4.92%
20194,8801312.76%
20184,749-194-3.92%
20174,943-200-3.89%
20165,143-490-8.7%
20155,6332043.76%
20145,429-276-4.84%
20135,7051192.13%
20125,5861272.33%
20115,45956511.54%
20104,89400%

East Freehold Population by Year