Are you considering a move to Monmouth Beach, New Jersey? Just 1 square mile in size, Monmouth Beach is a quaint Jersey Shore beach community. With a mix of Victorian houses and multimillion-dollar mansions as housing options, the Monmouth Beach area is the ideal place for those who are looking to move into their first home or upgrade into a more luxurious one. Learn more about life in Monmouth Beach, including local schools, weather and things to do and see.

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Year Founded: 1668

Population: 3,277

Land Area: 1.075 sq. miles

Water Area: About 1 sq. mile

Median Age: 49

Median Household Income: 102,516

Median Home Price: $599,000

Annual Weather Averages:

High Temperature: 82.70° F

Low Temperature: 23.90° F

Rainfall: 47 inches

Snowfall: 24 inches

Notable Employment Facts: Healthcare, real estate and IT have seen positive growth.

Major Employers: Meridian Health System, Centra State Healthcare Systems, Monmouth Medical Center, Hovnanian Enterprises, Commvault.


Nearest Major City: Approximately 27 miles from Manhattan.

Local Radio Stations:

  • WNYE (91.5) Public Radio
  • WNSH (94.7 FM) Country Radio
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM) Top 40 Radio
  • WCBS (101.1 FM) Classic Hits Radio
  • WKTU (103.5 FM) Top 40 Radio

Public Transit: NJ Transit bus, SeaStreak ferry.

Monmouth Beach Parks, Beaches and Other Recreation:

  • For a park that is equipped with two Activity Centers and gorgeous hiking trails, visit Tatum Park. Anglers can try to catch bass, shiners, catfish or trout in the waters of Shark River Park. Those who enjoy water sports should take a trip to Perrineville Lake Park, which offers kayaking, canoeing and fishing.
  • Attention beach lovers: Monmouth Beach is your perfect destination. With the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Shrewsbury River to the northwest, beach activities are never in short supply. Plus, with other beaches nearby, such as Long Branch and Sea Bright, beach bums will never get tired of the options.
  • Golfers, rejoice! Monmouth Beach offers three different courses: Bel-Aire Golf Course whereyou play a round of 18 or 9 holes; Hominy Hill, a #1 rated golf course in New Jersey; and Pine Brook, where tee markers are adjusted to be junior-friendly.

Rich and Vibrant Arts and Culture

  • The largest private museum in New Jersey, Monmouth Museum is the place to go for local cultural history, art, nature and science, plus educational classes and special events such as the “Artist Talks” series.
  • The Annual 5K Labor Day Race brings the community together with 1-mile and 5K runs and a walk. Winners of each age group receive rewards, plus refreshments and raffles follow post-race.
  • The Annual Monmouth Beach Fireman’s Fair is an enjoyable outing for everyone in the family. Fun rides are provided to kids of all ages, a beer and wine garden is available for adults to enjoy and everyone can partake in the delicious foods and nighttime live entertainment.

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