Toms River, NJ 08753 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08753: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Toms River, NJ 08753

Not Acceptable, USPS
Berkeley, NJ 08753
Dover Township, NJ 08753
Dover Twp, NJ 08753

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,725
  • Single Family Addresses: 25,298
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 314
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.989, Longitude -74.18
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Toms River, NJ 08753 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 62,819
Population in Households 62,063
Population in Familes 52,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 756
Population Density1 2,708
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 23,193
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 16,632
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,108 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,085 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,100 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $295,163
Average Home Value $335,531


Median Household Income $76,406
Average Household Income $93,757
Per Capita Income $35,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% 0.09%
Households -0.23% 0.01%
Families -0.3% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Toms River, NJ 08753 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08753 to the other 580 ZIP Codes 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 # 8 99th
Population Density1 # 231 60th
Diversity Index2 # 388 33rd
Median Household Income # 327 44th
Per Capita Income # 342 41st

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