Located on the banks of Monmouth County’s beautiful Navesink River, Red Bank, NJ encompasses 1.75 square miles and is approximately five miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 census Red Bank’s population was 12,206. Formerly part of Shrewsbury Township, Red Bank was officially incorporated in 1908 and takes its name from the clay banks of the river that serves as one of its borders. At the time of the last census survey, there were 5,450 total housing units in Red Bank, and of these, 2,478 were owner-occupied.
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $47,282, and the median age of people living in Red Bank, NJ was 37.5. The number of people under the age of 5 living in Red Bank was 682. There were 9,770 people above the age of 18, which represents 82.5 percent of the entire population.
Twenty-first century, Red Bank – the gateway to the two-river area, embodies the best of all worlds – fine arts and galleries, world class shopping, gourmet and casual dining, premier real estate properties both residential and commercial, theatres and performing arts, diverse cultures, the finest lodging and magnificent natural resources. What Red Bank also boasts are some of the most talented, hard working and energetic people one could ever hope to meet.
The Red Bank Borough Public Schools serve students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Schools in the district are Red Bank Primary School (with 500 students in Pre-Kindergarten through fourth grade) and Red Bank Middle School (with 382 students in fourth through eighth grades). For grades nine through twelve, public school students attend Red Bank Regional High School, which serves students from the boroughs of Little Silver, Red Bank, Shewsbury and Interlaken. Red Bank Charter School is a public school that accepts students and receives its funding from property taxes of the town, like a typical public school. It does not charge tuition and operates independently of the public school system, with a separate school board. Students are selected to enroll in the charter school based on an annual lottery, which is open to all Red Bank residents of school age. Other schools in Red Bank include Red Bank Catholic High School, and St. James Elementary School which are Catholic schools affiliated with Saint James parish. Some students from Red Bank attend private and county sponsored schools in the area.
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