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Eatontown is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the borough's population was 12,709, reflecting a decline of 1,299 (-9.3%) from the 14,008 counted in the 2000 Census. What is now Eatontown was originally incorporated as Eatontown Township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 4, 1873, from portions of Ocean Township and Shrewsbury Township. Portions of the township were taken to form West Long Branch (April 7, 1908) and Oceanport (April 6, 1920). Eatontown was reincorporated as a borough on March 8, 1926, replacing Eatontown Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 13, 1926. The borough was named for Thomas Eaton, an early settler who built a mill c. 1670. The United States Army's Fort Monmouth operated in Eatontown from 1917 until its closure in September 2011, based on recommendations from the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. It was home to the United States Army Materiel Command's (AMC) Communication and Electronics Command (CECOM). Fort Monmouth was also home to the United States Military Academy Preparatory School (or USMAPS), which trains approximately 250 students per year to enter as freshmen (plebes) at the United States Military Academy at West Point. In the center of Eatontown is the Monmouth Mall, located at the intersection of Route 35 and Route 36, featuring a variety of stores, restaurants, and a 15-screen cineplex, with a gross leasable area of 1,500,000 square feet (140,000 m2). Celebrity chef Bobby Flay owns a restaurant in Eatontown.


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Facts and Stats for Eatontown*

  • Pollution Statistics in Eatontown

    Know the pollution level of Eatontown before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 27.78 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 63.89 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.56 (Low)
  • Eatontown: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Eatontown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Eatontown.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.32 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.53 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.75 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.53 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.68 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30.26 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.26 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.74 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.95 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.16 (Low)
  • Living in Eatontown - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Eatontown is 143.52 (High)

    • Safety Index 66.06 (High)
    • Climate Index 79.75 (High)
    • Pollution Index 46.41 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.11 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 93.97 (High)
    • Health Care Index 61.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.92 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 91.93 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Eatontown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Eatontown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.88 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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