Shrewsbury, New Jersey Population 2024

4,141

Shrewsbury is a city located in Monmouth County New Jersey. Shrewsbury has a 2024 population of 4,141. Shrewsbury is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,173 in 2020.

The average household income in Shrewsbury is $202,192 with a poverty rate of 3.07%. The median age in Shrewsbury is 41.7 years: 41 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Shrewsbury Demographics

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

  • White: 89.2%
  • Two or more races: 4.62%
  • Asian: 4.54%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,916.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.77% (-32)
The current population of Shrewsbury, New Jersey is 4,141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,173.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,69189.2%
Two or more races1914.62%
Asian1884.54%
Other race280.68%
Black or African American250.6%
Native American150.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shrewsbury Population by Race

Shrewsbury Population Pyramid 2024

Shrewsbury Median Age

41.7

Total

41

Male

42.2

Female

Shrewsbury Adults

There are 2,960 adults, (884 of whom are seniors) in Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury Age Dependency

99.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Shrewsbury Sex Ratio

Female2,21653.55%
Male1,92246.45%

Shrewsbury Population by Age

Shrewsbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3882.8786.513.5
Married9743.3494.65.4
Non Family264062.537.5
Female862.7489.510.5
Male643.7359.440.6

3.28

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shrewsbury Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade662.44%
Associates Degree1555.72%
Bachelors Degree1,00837.22%
Graduate Degree76528.25%
High School Graduate42015.51%
Less Than 9th Grade100.37%
Some College28410.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shrewsbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shrewsbury Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4572,4071,630
Asian12710676
2+ Races626238
Hispanic626221
Other Race28280
Black252020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 80%.

Shrewsbury Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$114,362$135,313$67,262
Graduate Degree$107,727$154,659$74,205
High School Graduate$0$59,286$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$91,970$133,125$65,565
Some College$35,662$0$0

$91,970

Average Earnings

$133,125

Average Male

$65,565

Average Female

Shrewsbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shrewsbury Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shrewsbury Language

93.05% of Shrewsbury residents speak only English, while 6.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Shrewsbury Language

Shrewsbury Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,5651022.86%
Hispanic832125.3%
Multiple1912110.99%

3.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.41%

Male Poverty Rate

3.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shrewsbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shrewsbury is Hispanic, with 25.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shrewsbury is White, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.36%.

Shrewsbury Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.73%
Some College8.83%
High School2.87%
Bachelors or Greater1.14%

Shrewsbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.73%
Female Employed2.58%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Shrewsbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shrewsbury Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$182,222$234,311
Households$158,065$202,192
Married Families$208,482$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,292$63,715

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shrewsbury Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shrewsbury Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shrewsbury Marriage

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

Shrewsbury Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shrewsbury Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

184

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War35
Korea31
World War II5

Shrewsbury Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+103
35 to 5440
65 to 7420
18 to 3411
55 to 6410

Shrewsbury Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1706.27%
Asian1411.02%

Shrewsbury Veterans by Race

Shrewsbury Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shrewsbury Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Shrewsbury Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shrewsbury Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shrewsbury 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

66.41%

Born in Shrewsbury

93.77%

Native Born

6.23%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

4.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.77% of Shrewsbury residents were born in the United States, with 66.41% having been born in New Jersey. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shrewsbury Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,101-8-0.19%
20284,109-8-0.19%
20274,117-8-0.19%
20264,125-8-0.19%
20254,133-8-0.19%
20244,141-8-0.19%
20234,149-20-0.48%
20224,169-20-0.48%
20214,189160.38%
20204,1731152.83%
20194,058-26-0.64%
20184,084-13-0.32%
20174,097-11-0.27%
20164,10850.12%
20154,103761.89%
20144,0271754.54%
20133,852591.56%
20123,79330.08%
20113,790-15-0.39%
20103,80500%
20003,59049415.96%
19903,0961344.52%
19802,962-353-10.65%
19703,315932.89%
19603,222-879-21.43%
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Shrewsbury Population by Year