Dover Beaches South, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dover Beaches South, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Dover Beaches South Census Designated Place had a population of 1,193 as of July 1, 2016. Dover Beaches South ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dover Beaches South is located at latitude 39.9549 and longitude -74.0817 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Dover Beaches South Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Dover Beaches South Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389414) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Dover Beaches South Census Designated Place is located within Township of Toms River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dover Beaches South population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Dover Beaches South, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,193
Population in Households 1,193
Population in Familes 796
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,912
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 654
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 323
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 466 (17.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,004 (75.4%)
Median Home Value $504,065
Average Home Value $581,921


Median Household Income $52,064
Average Household Income $86,877
Per Capita Income $47,626
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% 0.07%
Households -0.24% -0.03%
Families -0.34% -0.12%
Median Household Income   -1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dover Beaches South, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover Beaches South to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 452 17th
Population Density1 # 336 39th
Diversity Index2 # 433 21st
Median Household Income # 462 15th
Per Capita Income # 143 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.