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    NWS Earle, NJ Local Information

    NWS Earle is located in Colts Neck, Monmouth County, New Jersey, which has a population of 10,140. Nearby towns and townships include Eatontown (population 12,700), Farmingdale (1,330), Ocean Township (27,290), Neptune Township (27,935), Howell (51,075), Marlboro Township (40,190), Freehold Township (36,185), and Red Bank (12,205).

    Local Housing Rental Prices: The average price to rent a home in the Colts Neck area ranges from $850 to $1,130, with a median of about $990 per month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices: The average price to purchase a home in Monmouth County is about $424,800, compared to $339,200 for New Jersey.

    Short Description of the Area: The main portion of Earle is located in Colts Neck, but there is also a waterfront portion of base located 15 miles away in Leonardo on Sandy Hook Bay. The nearest major city is the New Jersey's capital of Trenton, population 84,900, about 38 miles west of Earle. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is about 68 miles to the southwest, and New York City is just 50 miles to the north. Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst is located nearby as well, just 38 miles to Earle's southwest.

    Climate and Weather: The area has a humid, warm climate, moderated by its northern place along the Atlantic seaboard. Winter temperatures range from the low 40s to low 20s and summer temperatures from high 80s to mid-60s. The area has four seasons, with moderate snow in winter, occasional thunderstorms in spring and summer, and good leaf viewing in fall. Rain is consistent throughout the year with about 4-5 inches a month.