Toms River, NJ 08757 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08757: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Toms River, NJ 08757

Not Acceptable, USPS
Berkeley, NJ 08757
Berkeley Township, NJ 08757
Berkeley Twp, NJ 08757
S Toms River, NJ 08757
South Toms River, NJ 08757

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 202
  • Single Family Addresses: 18,164
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.972, Longitude -74.22
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Toms River, NJ 08757 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,099
Population in Households 32,714
Population in Familes 23,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 385
Population Density1 1,360
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 17,027
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 9,144
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,937 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,090 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,970 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $161,095
Average Home Value $178,856


Median Household Income $38,139
Average Household Income $51,700
Per Capita Income $27,031
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% 0.11%
Households -0.27% -0.02%
Families -0.32% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.61%
Per Capita Income   0.29%
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 08757 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08757 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 # 72 88th
Population Density1 # 350 40th
Diversity Index2 # 402 31st
Median Household Income # 551 5th
Per Capita Income # 475 18th

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