There are two types of people in this world:

1. People who thrive when they can spend time alone to recharge

2. People who rely on social interaction to recharge

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If you answered #1, then you might want to take a look at some of the least populated cities at the Jersey Shore...just for reference. (OR....look at this list so you know where to avoid!)


But if you answered #2, then you thrive in crowds and you would benefit from living in a town filled with people and social events....aka the most populated cities.

The more people who live in a town, the more that is going on.

Thanks to, we can now take a look at the most populated towns in Monmouth & Ocean Counties!

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Ya you know where to move to or hit up on weekends:

The Most Populated Towns In Monmouth County & Ocean County

Looking to follow the masses? Want to be in a town where everything is hip and happening? Here are the best suggestions based on population:

Ya know what's crazy?

In just two months, these numbers will multiply thanks to the number of visitors that will head to the Jersey Shore.

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A large crowd fills the beach in Manasquan, N.J. on June 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Just to put it into perspective, it is estimated that approximately 200,000 visitors come down to Monmouth & Ocean Counties each Summer to hit up our beaches alone.

Between our boardwalks, bars, restaurants, theaters and arcades, I am sure you could add at least another 100,000 to the tally.


This means that these populations will at least quadruple!

Wow. That's a lot of people.

For a further breakdown on the populations in New Jersey, head to!

Remember: You never know who you are going to meet so be kind! People will remember it.

Now when it comes to New Jersey, let's forget populations for a second.

Here are some of the best places to live in the Garden State:

LOOK: Here are the 25 best places to live in New Jersey

Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in New Jersey using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from

On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.

Everything Bell Works In Holmdel Has To Offer

I did not even know this existed and they have EVERYTHING! Italian, Mexican, coffee, a bar, plastic surgeon, dentist, clothing stores, a library and even an escape room!

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