Manalapan Community Profile

Located in Western Monmouth County on 30.8 square miles, Manalapan Township is only 15 miles from the Jersey Shore and 45 miles from Manhattan. Yorketown and Englishtown are both communities located within Manalapan Township borders.

As of the 2010 Census, the township's population was 38,872, an increase of 5,449 (+16.3%) from the 33,423 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,707 (+25.1%) from the 26,716 counted in the 1990 Census.  The township provides a suburban setting that has contributed greatly to its appeal and growth over the past 20+ years. 

Manalapan NJ Real Estate Market Update

We did our periodic review today of the residential real estate market in Manalapan New Jersey, and are happy to share our current update with you.

As of this afternoon, there are 146 homes actively for sale in Manalapan. Of those listings, 9 are listed at over $1 million, 18 between $700,000-$999,999, 47 between $500,000-$699,999, 48 between $300,000-$499,999, and 24 under $300,000.  The average listing price so far this year, through May 31, was $531,866, which is relatively unchanged from last year at this time.

The average sale price for homes sold between January 1 and May 31 of this year was $474,008, which represents a 3.44% increase in average sale prices compared to the same period last year.  Of the 114 Manalapan homes that sold so far this year (through May 31), 44 sold for over $500,000, 32 between $400,000-$499,000, 23 between $300,000-$399,999, and the remaining 15 sold for under $300,000.

Saturday is Manalapan Day! Don't Miss It!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 3PM to 10PM and head to the Manalapan Recreation Center for the annual "Manalapan Day" event.  This year's agenda includes games, rides, ponies, petting zoo, exhibits, local performance groups, great food vendors, and non-stop entertainment.

Florence LaRue and the 5th Dimension, with 14 Gold records, 6 Platinum records, 6 GRAMMY Awards, will take the main stage at 8pm. You'll remember their hits "Up, Up and Away", "Stoned Soul Picnic", "Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In", "Wedding Bell Blues", "One Less Bell to Answer", "(Last Night) I Didn't Get to Sleep at All", and The Magic Garden LP.

After the concert, you'll want to stay for the fireworks extravaganza to end a great day of fun.

Hope to see you all there!

Manalapan Single Family Home Sales Up 26.7% in First Quarter 2017

It's good to keep up with what's happening in the real estate market in your community, whether or not you are currently in the market to buy or sell.  Residential and commercial real estate activity affects the overall economic health of the community in many ways.

Here are the most significant single-family detached homes statistics for Manalapan Township's housing market, provided by the New Jersey Association of Realtors®, comparing the first quarter of 2017 to the first quarter of 2016:

Our 5 Favorite Things About Living in Manalapan

Manalapan is one of the most desirable family-oriented communities in Monmouth County, New Jersey.  It's in a perfect location between the hustle and bustle of the big city and the peacefulness of the Jersey Shore.  

New Commmercial & Residential Project Proposed for Downtown Manalapan

A 123-acre mixed-use project, to be named “Manalapan Crossing”, has been proposed for downtown Manalapan by developer, Vito Cardinale of Cardinale Enterprises.  If approved, Manalapan Crossing will be located at the intersection of Route 33 and Millhurst Road.  

The proposed plans include spaces for dining, shopping, a hotel, an arts and exhibition center, luxury residential apartments, a medical research facility, and a supermarket. Proposed outdoor amenities include an amphitheater for live concerts, an outdoor theater, and an ice skating rink.

Sounds exciting!  If approved, the project will create a substantial number of local jobs and tax revenue.  Read more about the project and see a photo at Main Street Marlboro.