Deal is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA. As of the 2000 Census, the borough population was 1,070. The Borough of Deal was incorporated as a borough on March 7, 1898, by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature, from portions of Ocean Township. Deal boasts a significant population of Orthodox Sephardic Jews, mainly of Syrian extraction. In the 2000 Census, 16.4% of Deal residents identified as being of Syrian heritage, the greatest percentage of Syrian Americans in any municipality in the country. Deal's population swells to over 6,000 during the summer, many of them Syrian Jews.