Freehold demographics profile

StatisticFreeholdNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)6,1811,21591
Median age34.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%45%43%
Speak English56%69%79%
Speak Spanish39%16%13%
Freehold, NJ has a population of 11,944 and is the 3,426th largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,181 per sq mi which is 409% higher than the New Jersey average and 6723% higher than the national average. The median age in Freehold is 34 which is approximately 14% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Freehold, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 56% speak English and 39% speak Spanish. 49% of Freehold residents were born in New Jersey, 18% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 31% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Freehold is 409% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Freehold is 14% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Freehold 70.95% of the population is White.
  • In Freehold 14.06% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Freehold 3.33% of the population is Asian.

Compare Freehold, NJ Demographics To Other Cities


      Freehold population breakdown by race

      RaceFreeholdNew JerseyNational
      Black or African American14.06%13.54%12.63%
      American Indian0.23%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.43%2.53%3.06%
      Other race10.01%6.35%4.75%
      In Freehold, 43.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Freehold, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).