Living in Toms River, NJ

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Toms River SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Toms River, NJ Cost Of Living

121
Toms River's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Toms River, New Jersey Info Snack

Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean County. Formerly known as the Township of Dover, in 2006 voters approved a change of the official name to the Township of Toms River, adopting the name of the largest unincorporated community within the township. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 91,239, with the township ranking as the 8th-most-populous municipality in the state in 2010 (after having been ranked 7th in 2000) and the second most-populous municipality in Ocean County (behind Lakewood Township, which had a population of 92,843). The 2010 population increased by 1,533 (+1.7%) from the 89,706 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 13,335 (+17.5%) from the 76,371 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
88,712
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
7.3%
Median Home
$283,500
Median Income
$77,401
Median Rent
$1,405

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Map Of Toms River, NJ

Population over time in Toms River

Year Population % Change
2017 88,712 0.0%
2016 88,707 0.2%
2015 88,537 -0.2%
2014 88,687 -0.9%
2013 89,459 -0.0%
2012 89,481 0.4%
2011 89,095 0.2%
2010 88,937 0.1%
2009 88,841 -

Race / Ethnicity in Toms River

White
81.5% (72,278)
African American
2.7% (2,384)
American Indian
0.1% (47)
Asian
4.2% (3,737)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.1% (46)
Two Or More
1.9% (1,643)
Hispanic
9.7% (8,572)
Race Toms River NJ USA
White 81.5% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 2.7% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.2% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.7% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Toms River, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
4.6% (411,987)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (262,245)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.6% (585,497)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (799,150)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.8% (868,606)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (1,337,902)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.6% (1,293,006)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.6% (1,741,967)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.0% (798,093)
$200,000 or more
8.7% (772,740)
Income Toms River NJ USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.6% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.8% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.6% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.6% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.0% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 8.7% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Toms River

Female
51.5% (45,713)
Male
48.5% (42,999)
Gender Toms River NJ USA
Female 51.5% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Toms River for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (887)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (4,435)
High School / GED
33.0% (29,274)
Some College
20.0% (17,742)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (7,096)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (18,629)
Master's Degree
9.0% (7,984)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,774)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (887)
Education Toms River NJ USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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