Forked River, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 5,244.
Population change since 2000: +6.7%
Males: 2,488  (47.5%)
Females: 2,756  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

45.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08731, 08752.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,840 (it was $55,433 in 2000)
Forked River:

$84,840
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,902 (it was $25,696 in 2000)

Forked River CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $287,464 (it was $131,600 in 2000)
Forked River:

$287,464
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $330,943; detached houses: $353,056; townhouses or other attached units: $250,813; in 2-unit structures: $422,271; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,172; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,926; mobile homes: $61,623

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,350.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forked River: 118.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
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  • Races in Forked River, NJ (2017)
    • 4,33490.5%White alone
    • 3427.1%Hispanic
    • 801.7%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Black alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Two or more races

Races in Forked River detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Forked River, New Jersey as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forked River is 1,187 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (24.7%), Irish (24.3%), German (11.6%), Scottish (5.1%), American (4.9%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 13 feet

Land area: 2.89 square miles.

Population density: 1,814 people per square mile   (low).

Forked River, New Jersey map

190 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This place:

4.0%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,646 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,861 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toms River, NJ (10.6 miles , pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (52.4 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (52.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Waretown, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Barnegat, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Barnegat Light borough, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Beachwood borough, NJ (2.7 miles ),
Ocean Gate borough, NJ (2.7 miles ),
Pine Beach borough, NJ (2.8 miles ),
Ocean Acres, NJ (2.8 miles ),
South Toms River borough, NJ (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.83 N, Longitude: 74.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

Distribution of median household income in Forked River, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Forked River, NJ in 2017
Forked River satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Forked River, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Forked River, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Forked River, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forked River, New Jersey average temperatures Forked River, New Jersey average precipitation Forked River, New Jersey humidity Forked River, New Jersey wind speed Forked River, New Jersey snowfall Forked River, New Jersey sunshine Forked River, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Forked River, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.5. This is about average.

City:

77.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Forked River-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Forked River place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forked River-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from Forked River center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Forked River center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from Forked River center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 323.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from Forked River center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ocean County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forked River topographic map

Main business address for: ALLSTATES WORLDCARGO INC (SERVICES-SERVICES, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Forked River:

  • LACEY CENTER (916 LACEY ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Forked River:

  • TALLWOODS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BAYVILLE, NJ)
  • CRYSTAL LAKE HLTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BAYVILLE, NJ)
  • BARNEGAT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BARNEGAT, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • RCG SO OCEAN CO (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)

Heliports located in Forked River:

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Nuclear power plants:


Oyster Creek . General Electric Co.Burns & Roe, Inc.General Electric Co.GPU Nuclear Corp.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 610 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 05/1969. Commercial start: 12/1969..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forked River:

  • Ocean County College (about 13 miles; Toms River, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,471)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 19 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,700)
  • Burlington County College (about 27 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 30 miles; Galloway, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,360)
  • Monmouth University (about 33 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,986)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 35 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,879)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 37 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)

Public high school in Forked River:

  • OCEAN RGC (Location: 1 GAME FARM ROAD, Grades: 9-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forked River:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Forked River: Lacey Township Emergency Medical Services (A), Forked River Fire Department Headquarters (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Forked River: Forked River Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Forked River (A), Oyster Creek (B), Bridge Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Forked River: Vincent Clune Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bay Bookstore (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 701 Lacey Road) (1), Ocean County Offices & Institutions - Libraries- Branches- Lacey (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10 East Lacey Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Lacey Inn Motel (USHighway 9) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Rhett Titus - Professional wrestler.

Ocean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Forked River and their reported violations in the past:

LACEY TWP MUA (Population served: 26,240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2014)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.8%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
24 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children in 2000

Banks with branches in Forked River (2011 data):

  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Lacey Branch at 782 Lacey Road, branch established on 1981/12/21; South Main Branch at 416 South Main Street, branch established on 2008/06/14. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Forked River Lacey at 750 West Lacey Road, branch established on 1962/07/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TD Bank, National Association: Lacey/Forked River Branch at 106 North Main Street, branch established on 1973/01/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • OceanFirst Bank: 900 Lacey Road Branch at 900 Lacey Road, branch established on 1997/02/10. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,304.1 mil, Deposits: $1,720.7 mil, headquarters in Toms River, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lacey Township at 702 Lacey Road, branch established on 2008/02/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Forked River - Lacey at 711 Lacey Road, branch established on 1987/02/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Forked River:

Marital status in Forked River, NJ
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Forked River:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forked River
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Forked River, NJ (based on Ocean County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic173,31826
Other56,416108
Mainline Protestant28,02974
Evangelical Protestant14,51079
Black Protestant2,30311
Orthodox1,2804
None300,711-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
Ocean County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 110
Here:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Ocean County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 359
This county:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ocean County:

9.2%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ocean County:

26.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Forked River:

53.3%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Forked River:

52.2%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Forked River:

20.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Forked River:

59.9%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forked River, NJ Residents

4.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($73,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($235 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monmouth County, NJ  1.11% ($68,944 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.37% ($72,948)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.21% ($96,183)


4.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.87% ($74,580 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.20% ($54,245)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.18% ($54,184)
Businesses in Forked River, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1GNC1
AT&T1Home Depot1
Advance Auto Parts1Kohl's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry2Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1UPS5
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forked River:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOBM (1160 AM; 9 kW; LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forked River:

  • WJRZ-FM (100.1 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: SEASHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBBO (98.5 FM; OCEAN ACRES, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WNJM (89.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • W300AO (107.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYRS (90.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: PENN JERSEY EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • W264AM (100.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WWNJ (91.1 FM; DOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJLK-FM (94.3 FM; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WHTG-FM (106.3 FM; EATONTOWN, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBZC (88.9 FM; PEMBERTON, NJ; Owner: BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WRAT (95.9 FM; POINT PLEASANT, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Forked River:

  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
Forked River fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Forked River fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 2014 11:55 PM, Us-9, Lat: 39.831722, Lon: -74.197939, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 5, 2013 08:51 PM, Us-9, Lat: 39.844508, Lon: -74.187992, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 7, 2011 06:31 PM, Us-9, Lat: 39.852269, Lon: -74.182219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 2009 02:38 PM, Us-9, Lat: 39.838192, Lon: -74.192589, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 2008 06:40 PM, 614, Lat: 39.840420, Lon: -74.191540, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 2005 06:04 PM, Us-9, Sunrise Blvd, Lat: 39.845290, Lon: -74.187260, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.3mTotal length
  • $2,024,000Total costs
  • 228,332Total average daily traffic
  • 9,406Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Forked River, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Forked River, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Forked River)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Forked River, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.750111 Lon: -74.199583), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL306,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2008, Expiration Date: 03/13/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2018, Registrant: Lacey Mua, 124 South Main Street, Forked River, NJ 08731, Phone: (609) 693-8188, Email:
  • LACEY CTY TW, Mule Rd And Dover Forge Rd (Lat: 39.927917 Lon: -74.312222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQNY484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22425.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/07/2021, Certifier: Robert Bruno, Registrant: Let\'s Think Wireless, LLC, 30 Chapin Road, Unit 1209, Pine Brook, NJ 07058, Phone: (973) 882-9204, Email:
  • Forked River, Lat: 39.840833 Lon: -74.190833, Call Sign: WRDG786,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2019, Expiration Date: 04/25/2029, Certifier: Nicole Kelley, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Highway #9 (Lat: 39.839000 Lon: -74.193472), Call Sign: KWT885, Licensee ID: L00129014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5800 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999, Registrant: Radio Page Communications, J.M. Blodgett, 102 Centre Blvd., Ste J North Cross, Marlton, NJ 08053
  • Off Route 9, Amergen Energy (Lat: 39.813333 Lon: -74.204444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 17.4 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: KNKM819, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

131 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forked River)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Forked River)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$214,88323$232,037133$241,80911$74,79331$262,751
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$171,2004$260,50013$202,0522$65,2553$284,457
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$212,9455$242,74658$223,6868$60,96410$201,796
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$232,8474$165,52332$243,1634$180,5805$167,926
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$192,3400$011$269,9160$01$248,350
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7321.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$192,1604$246,4981$174,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$198,1500$01$198,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$126,0252$152,1800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7321.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forked River, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forked River, NJ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 108 took place in 2005, and the least - 37 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Forked River, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.9%), and Structure Fires (38.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forked River, NJ
    • 38638.9%Outside Fires
    • 38038.3%Structure Fires
    • 15715.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 707.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forked River, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forked River, NJ
  • 84.9%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forked River, NJ
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Electricity
  • 4.5%Solar energy
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Forked River compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Forked River on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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