The Toms River Census Designated Place had a population of 88,271 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Toms River is located at latitude 39.9949 and longitude -74.1878 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Toms River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.94 sq. miles and a water area of 1.79 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.
The Toms River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390394) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Toms River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Toms River: Goose Creek, Main Branch Toms River, North Branch Toms River, Toms Creek, Tom's River, Toms River Bay.
|Population in Households||86,837|
|Population in Familes||73,227|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,434|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||36,830 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||26,423 (71.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||6,673 (18.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,734 (10.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$290,788|
|Average Home Value||$331,608|
|Median Household Income||$73,675|
|Average Household Income||$94,347|
|Per Capita Income||$35,983|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.02%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
The table below compares Toms 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||# 5||99th|
|Population Density1||# 302||45th|
|Diversity Index2||# 327||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 297||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 295||46th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.