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Holmdel Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 16,773, reflecting an increase of 992 (+6.3%) from the 15,781 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 4,249 (+36.8%) from the 11,532 counted in the 1990 Census. Holmdel Township was formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 23, 1857, from portions of Raritan Township (now Hazlet). The origin of the township's name is unclear, with some sources indicating that it was named for the Holmes family, who were early settlers of the area, while others point to Dutch language words Holm and Del, meaning "pleasant valley". Holmdel is located 15 miles (24 km) west of the Jersey Shore. The township is notable, among other things, for its historical and present connection to Bell Labs. Important evidence for the Big Bang was discovered at a Bell Labs facility in Holmdel by Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, both of whom won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work here. Holmdel's picturesque beauty, proximity to New York City and main highways, award-winning public schools, large homes, rich history, PNC Bank Arts Center, and the presence of many high paying jobs within commuting distance led the township to be ranked the #1 "Six-Figure Town" by Money magazine and CNN for 2009.

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Facts and Stats for Holmdel*

  • Pollution Statistics in Holmdel

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

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 31.82 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.18 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.55 (Low)
  • Holmdel: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 32.69 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.35 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.19 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 30.77 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 34.62 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.77 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.26 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.63 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.35 (Moderate)
  • Living in Holmdel - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Holmdel is 142.44 (High)

    • Safety Index 63.16 (High)
    • Climate Index 79.66 (High)
    • Pollution Index 48.24 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.58 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 90.73 (High)
    • Health Care Index 61.01 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.11 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.85 (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 Holmdel

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53 USD

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