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Time Zone: Monmouth County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Freehold is the Seat for Monmouth County.

Monmouth County is one of the original counties of New Jersey and was founded in 1683.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Monmouth had a population of 644,105 people. This is an increase of 4.68% since the last Census (which gave a population of 615,301 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Monmouth represented 7.31% of the total population of New Jersey, making it the state's 4th most populous county (out of 21 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010630,380+2.45%-2.13% since 2009
2009644,105+4.68%+0.35% since 2008
2008641,864+4.32%+0.13% since 2007
2007641,036+4.18% 
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2000615,301The Last Census

More information can be found on the Monmouth County Census Page for Monmouth County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Monmouth County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Monmouth County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Long Branch   32,99731,3405.29% increase  
Asbury Park   16,56216,9302.17% decrease  
Loch Arbour   2732802.5% decrease  

Websites for Monmouth County

Official Website:   www.co.monmouth.nj.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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