Matawan is located in northeast New Jersey. Matawan is between the Monmouth, Middlesex county. Matawan has 2.26 square miles of land area and 0.14 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Matawan population is 8,759, which has shrunk 1.69% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Matawan median household income is $82,940 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.42% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 30.67% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Matawan median house value is $316,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 77.48% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Matawan is close to the state average in quality. The Matawan area codes are 732, 848.