The Forked River Census Designated Place had a population of 4,977 as of July 1, 2016. Forked River 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 Forked River is located at latitude 39.797 and longitude -74.1046 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Forked River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.75 sq. miles and a water area of 7.59 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.
The Forked River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389100) 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 Forked River Census Designated Place is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forked River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,955|
|Population in Familes||4,074|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||22|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,610 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,643 (63.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||323 (12.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||643 (24.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$263,502|
|Average Home Value||$318,993|
|Median Household Income||$69,510|
|Average Household Income||$82,634|
|Per Capita Income||$33,066|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.45%|
|Per Capita Income||1.65%|
The table below compares Forked River 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.
|Total Population||# 258||53rd|
|Population Density1||# 347||37th|
|Diversity Index2||# 436||20th|
|Median Household Income||# 326||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 351||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.