Dover Beaches South, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Dover Beaches South, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Dover Beaches South Census Designated Place had a population of 1,222 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Dover Beaches South, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,222
Population in Households 1,222
Population in Familes 824
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,958
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $55,059
Average Household Income $99,355
Per Capita Income $54,719


Total Housing Units 2,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 477 (17.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,003 (74.9%)
Median Home Value $519,558
Average Home Value $597,694


Total Households 673
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 331
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.13% 0.34%
Households 0.16% 0.32%
Families 0.04% 0.24%
Median Household Income   4.29%
Per Capita Income   4.19%

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, 2018 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 # 450 18th
Population Density # 331 39th
Diversity Index # 438 20th
Median Household Income # 459 16th
Per Capita Income # 120 78th

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