Also See: Toms River, NJ ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Toms River CDP(1) had a population of 91,679 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Toms River is located at latitude 39.9537 and longitude -74.1979 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Toms River Census Designated Place 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Toms River: Goose Creek, Main Branch Toms River, North Branch Toms River, Toms Creek, Tom's River, Toms River Bay.
|Total Population||91,679 (100%)|
|Population in Households||90,225 (98.4%)|
|Population in Families||75,936 (82.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,454 ( 1.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$85,944|
|Average Household Income||$108,642|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$41,114|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||37,941 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||28,805 (75.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,866 (15.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,270 ( 8.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$325,054|
|Average Home Value||$375,087|
|Housing Affordability Index3||121|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.37%|
|Per Capita Income||1.97%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.53%|
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, 2021 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 Density||# 289||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 292||47th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 262||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 324||41st|
|Diversity Index||# 343||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.