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Population in 2010: 88,791. Population change since 2000: +2.9%
Males: 43,381  (48.9%)
Females: 45,410  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  41.9 years
New Jersey median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 08755.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,929 (it was $55,659 in 2000)
Toms River:

$61,929
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,858

Toms River CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $276,700 (it was $146,300 in 2000)
Toms River:

$276,700
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $317,267; Detached houses: $335,677; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,922; In 2-unit structures: $335,284; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $223,330; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $211,821; Mobile homes: $46,640

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,196.

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  • White alone - 74,921 (84.4%)
  • Hispanic - 7,136 (8.0%)
  • Asian alone - 3,231 (3.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,210 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,066 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 134 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 78 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 15 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Toms River: 120.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (23.5%), Irish (18.0%), German (14.3%), Polish (7.6%), English (5.1%), Russian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 39.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,255 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Toms River:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toms River CDP:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

8,173 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 2.7% Europe, 2.2% Asia).

This place:  8.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 70 registered sex offenders living in Toms River, New Jersey as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Toms River to the number of sex offenders is 1,268 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,710 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,308 (1.7%)

Toms River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jersey City, NJ (51.7 miles , pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (51.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Island Heights borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Pine Beach borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), South Toms River borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Beachwood borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Holiday City South, NJ (2.0 miles ), Silver Ridge, NJ (2.0 miles ), Leisure Village East, NJ (2.0 miles ), Ocean Gate borough, NJ (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.98 N, Longitude: 74.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -41,301 (-46.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 14,847 (35.9%)

Area codes: 732, 908, 848

Toms River household income distribution Toms River home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Average climate in Toms River, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Toms River-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Toms 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 8.1 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Toms River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from Toms River center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ocean County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzards: 2, Fires: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Toms River topographic map

Birthplace of: Frankie Edgar - Mixed martial artist, Mike Bucci - Professional wrestler, Chris Konopka - Soccer player, Norton A. Schwartz - General, Al Leiter - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Oct 23, 1965), Andy Messersmith - Baseball player, Cassidy (musician) - Female singer, Darian Barnes - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Feb 28, 1980), Keith Stokes - Football player, Leigh Lezark - DJ.

Main business address for: OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Toms River:

  • FMC JOHN J DE PALMA RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1 PLAZA DRIVE)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH PROGRAM (Home Health Center, BAYVIEW CORPORATE CENTER)
  • OCEAN COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH (Home Health Center, 175 SUNSET AVE PO BOX 2191)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 99 RT 37 WEST)
  • GARDEN STATE REHABILITATION HOSP (Hospital, 14 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HOLISTICARE HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, 1415 HOOPER AVENUE, SUITE 305)
  • ST BARNABAS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, 1691 HIGHWAY 9)
  • ARBORS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1750 ROUTE 37 WEST)
  • BEY LEA VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 1351 OLD FREEHOLD ROAD)
  • BEY LEA VILLAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1351 OLD FREEHOLD ROAD)
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL TOMS RIVER (Nursing Home, 94 STEVENS ROAD)
  • COUNTRY MANOR AT DOVER (Nursing Home, 16 WHITESVILLE ROAD)
  • COUNTRY MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 16 WHITESVILLE RD)
  • GREEN ACRES MANOR (Nursing Home, 1931 LAKEWOOD ROAD)
  • HAMPTON RIDGE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 94 STEVENS ROAD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSPITAL OF TOMS RIVER (Nursing Home, 14 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HOLIDAY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 4 PLAZA DRIVE)
  • ROSE GARDEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1579 OLD FREEHOLD ROAD)
  • SHORE MEADOWS REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 231 WARNER STREET)

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Airports and heliports located in Toms River:


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Operable nuclear power plant near Toms River:

  • 11 miles: Oyster Creek in Forked River, NJ.

Colleges/Universities in Toms River:

  • Ocean County College (Full-time enrollment: 5,907; Location: College Drive; Public; Website: www.ocean.edu/)
  • Ocean County Vocational-Technical School (FT enrollment: 434; Location: 137 Bey Lea Rd; Public; Website: www.ocvts.org)
  • Performance Training (FT enrollment: 52; Location: 1012 Cox Cro Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ptitraining.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Toms River:

  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 9 miles; Lakewood, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,409)
  • Monmouth University (about 23 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,938)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 25 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,201)
  • Burlington County College (about 25 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 32 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,372)
  • Rider University (about 37 miles; Lawrenceville, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,386)
  • Princeton University (about 37 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,592)

Public high schools in Toms River:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Toms River:

Private elementary/middle schools in Toms River:

  • ST JOSEPH GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 823; Location: 711 HOOPER AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GRACE AND PEACE ACADEMY (Students: 191; Location: 1563 OLD FREEHOLD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TOMS RIVER NURSERY SCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 160; Location: 1404 OLD FREEHOLD RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • AMBASSADOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 132; Location: 700 MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HILLTOP NURSERY& KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 1917 RTE 37 W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE GODDARD SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 36 BEY LEA RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LIL SPROUTS (Students: 52; Location: 2119 WHITESVILLE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 46; Location: 914 HAZELWOOD RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 368 LAKEHURST RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHERRY LANE CHILD CARE & LEARNING CENTER (Students: 43; Location: 806-808 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Toms River:

  • OCEAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,488,290; Location: 101 WASHINGTON STREET; 1,051,630 books; 4,124 e-books; 86,651 audio materials; 107,867 video materials; 58 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 32 other licensed databases; 658 print serial subscriptions; 42 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Monsignor Donovan High School
  • For the TV stations in or around Toms River: TV21 production TV studio and Broadcast station is inside of High School East at 1225 Raider Way, Toms River, NJ And It is used as public access and as well as Public schools TV productions and Broadcast Journlaism classes which is affiliated with the CNNSB 9 Cable News Network Student Bureau) It is known as the Toms River Telecenter and it is owned by Toms River Regional School District added by Tom (Big T)

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Notable locations in Toms River: Toms River Country Club (A), Toms River Industrial Park (B), Ocean County Library (C), Toms River Seaport Society and Maritime Museum (D), Ocean County Courthouse (E), Toms River First Aid Squad (F), Toms River Police Department and Emergency Medical Services (G), East Dover First Aid Squad (H), Pleasant Plains Volunteer First Aid Squad (I), Silverton Emergency Medical Services (J), Childrens Specialized Hospital at Toms River (K), Saint Barnabas Behavioral Health Center (L), Dover Township Fire Academy (M), Dover Township Fire Department Pleasant Plains Fire Company Substation 30 - 1 (N), Dover Township Fire Department East Dover Fire Company 4 Station 28 (O), Dover Township Fire Department Toms River Fire Company 1 Station 25 (P), Dover Township Fire Department Toms River Fire Company 2 Substation 26 - 1 (Q), Dover Township Fire Department Toms River Fire Company 2 Station 26 (R), Silverton Volunteer Fire Company 1 (S), Dover Township Fire Department Pleasant Plains Fire Company Station 30 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ocean County Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Toms River include: Saint Barbara Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Cedar Grove Methodist Church (C), First Assembly of God Church (D), East Dover Baptist Church (E), Saint Justin's Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), Christ Episcopal Church (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2), Toms River Cemetery (3), B'Nai Israel Memorial Park (4), Ocean County Memorial Park (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Grass Hollow Branch (A), Dillon Creek (B), Tide Creek (C), Long Swamp Creek (D), Applegate Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Toms River include: Riverwood Park (1), Shelter Cove Park (2), Winding River Park (3), Bay Lea Park (4), Cattus Island County Park (5), Skyview Park (6), Huddy Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ocean County Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 26 Hadley Avenue) (1), Ocean County Offices & Institutions - Libraries- Branches- Beachwood (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 126 Beachwood Boulevard) (2), Berkeley Township - Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 759 USHighway 9) (3), Ocean County Offices & Institutions - Libraries- Branches- Island Hei (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Summit Avenue & Cent) (4), Information & Referral Service-Ocean County Librry (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 101 Washington Street) (5), Funtown Pier Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; Ocean County Mall) (6), Ball Room Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1651 Route 9) (7), Frankie's Amusements (Arcades & Amusements; 115 Boardwalk) (8), Fun Town Pier (Arcades & Amusements; 242 Dover Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Crystals Restaurant & Lounge (290 Route 37 East) (1), Cedars Motel (1622 Route 9) (2), Legend Restaurant (Cedar Grove Road) (3), Holiday Inn Tom Rivers (290 Highway 37 East) (4), Howard Johnson (955 Hooper Ave) (5), Christophers Pub (Cedar Grove Road) (6), Holiday Inn (290 Route 37 W) (7), Quality Inn Toms River (815 Sr 37 West) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Ocean County Offices & Institutions - County Clerk Office- Family Court Matrimonial (Justice Complex) (1), Small Claims Court (Courthouse) (2), Ocean County Offices & Institutions - County Clerk Office- County Court Criminal Rec (Washington) (3), NJ State - Judiciary Department- Courts- Superior Court Ocean County Justice Com (120 Hooper Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average.
City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.344. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.11. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.11
U.S.:

9.59

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

CEDAR GLEN HOMES INC (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
UNION PLAZA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Toms River that have no violations reported:

  • WELLS MILLS PARK (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.2%

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.8%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Toms River, NJ

People in group quarters in Toms River in 2010:

  • 775 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 526 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Toms River in 2000:

  • 829 people in nursing homes
  • 422 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 318 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 139 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 105 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 32 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other group homes

Toms River compared to New Jersey state average:

Toms River, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with most branches in Toms River (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 8 branches. 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: Tom's River - Lakewood South Branch, Ocean Atrium Branch, Fischer Boulevard Branch, Toms River West Branch. 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: Oceanfirst Bank, Holiday City Plaza-730 Jamaica Blvd, Route 70 Branch, Toms River Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,304.1 mil, Deposits: $1,720.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Toms River Branch, Tom's River Stop & Shop Branch, Route 37 West Branch. 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: Dover Township Branch, Toms River Branch, Toms River Branch. 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
  • Shore Community Bank: at 1012 Hooper Avenue, Route 37 Branch, 201 Main Street Branch. Info updated 2009/12/28: Bank assets: $203.1 mil, Deposits: $164.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Toms River Branch at 54 Highland Parkway, branch established on 2004/07/19; Toms River Branch at 20 Main Street, branch established on 1984/09/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Provident Bank: Toms River Branch at 953 Fischer Boulevard, branch established on 1988/10/29; Berkeley Township Branch at 1 Plaza Drive, branch established on 1994/10/08. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • 6 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Toms River, New Jersey:

  • Howard Johnson Hotel, 955 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753 , Phone: (732) 244-1000, Fax: (732) 505-3194
  • Cedars Motel, 1622 Rt 9, Toms River, NJ 08755 , Phone: (732) 349-3557
  • Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Toms River, 815 Rte 37 W, Toms River, NJ 08755 , Phone: (732) 341-2400, Fax: (732) 341-6469
  • Gilford Park Motel, 2135 Rt 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753 , Phone: (732) 929-3333
  • Ramada Inn & Suites, 2373 Rt 9, Toms River, NJ 08755 , Phone: (732) 905-2626, Fax: (732) 905-8735
  • Comfort Inn, 2215 Rt 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753 , Phone: (732) 929-2900, Fax: (732) 929-9090
  • TR Hotel, 290 Hwy 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753 , Phone: (732) 244-4000, Fax: (732) 244-4052
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Toms River, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Toms River travel time to work - commute


Toms River mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Toms River CDP (based on Ocean County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.18%
Here52.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents79.7%4.3%3.6%2.5%2.4%
Congregations17.1%18.1%14.5%5.7%5.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodConservative Baptist Association of AmericaReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.1%1.2%0.5%0.5%3.2%
Congregations6.2%4.7%3.1%1.6%23.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
This county:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ocean County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 359
Ocean County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ocean County:

13.2%
New Jersey:

18.0%

5.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($62,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Monmouth County, NJ  1.42% ($61,703 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.53% ($61,213)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.30% ($70,616)


4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.82% ($56,110 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.27% ($46,074)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.21% ($50,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toms River:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Toms River:

  • W264AM (100.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: SEASHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNJ (91.1 FM; DOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJRZ-FM (100.1 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBO (98.5 FM; OCEAN ACRES, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WJLK-FM (94.3 FM; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WHTG-FM (106.3 FM; EATONTOWN, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRAT (95.9 FM; POINT PLEASANT, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJM (89.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WWZY (107.1 FM; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W300AO (107.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WYRS (90.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: PENN JERSEY EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WBZC (88.9 FM; PEMBERTON, NJ; Owner: BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Toms River:

  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Toms River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 318 meters (1,043ft)
Total costs: $5,413,000
Total average daily traffic: 166,813
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,298
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 205,329

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Toms River, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Toms River)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Toms River, NJ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 408 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Toms River)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Toms River)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 5 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED323$248,175369$236,7442,301$240,589152$85,006122$242,9056$99,438
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$217,15033$231,548187$243,68022$56,90922$276,2661$20,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED51$258,60777$209,178828$258,06198$55,77556$209,0219$41,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN36$244,08039$242,418473$256,56719$84,89729$266,1890$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$227,49712$242,788118$264,5128$83,7245$293,3820$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Toms River, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$273,63519$285,1160$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$297,57911$314,3973$272,937
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$262,87317$281,9020$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$181,0003$298,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$206,0002$310,5001$174,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 102
  • Hazardous Condition: 102
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Toms River


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Toms River, NJ

Most common first names in Toms River, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,01876.0 years
Joseph1,44776.8 years
Mary1,34881.0 years
William1,19275.9 years
Frank84777.3 years
Helen79180.8 years
James75774.5 years
George74776.5 years
Anna72583.0 years
Margaret70979.6 years
Most common last names in Toms River, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25578.3 years
Johnson16276.9 years
Miller13678.6 years
Brown12276.7 years
Kelly9476.5 years
Murphy8877.2 years
Martin7376.4 years
Thompson7077.2 years
Walsh6577.7 years
Jones6576.2 years
Businesses in Toms River, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Lane Furniture4
ALDO1LensCrafters1
AT&T4Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets14
Arby's1McDonald's5
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse2
Avenue1Motherhood Maternity3
Baskin-Robbins2New Balance2
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike11
Blockbuster2Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King4Pac Sun1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Payless2
Charlotte Russe1Penske1
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Curves2Pier 1 Imports1
DHL2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry3RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Red Roof Inn1
Dunkin Donuts11Rite Aid5
Express1Rodeway Inn1
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1SAS Shoes1
FedEx25Sears4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sephora1
Forever 211Spencer Gifts1
GNC4Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Staples1
Gap1Starbucks2
Gymboree1Subway5
H&R Block3T-Mobile3
Holiday Inn1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Target1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP2U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS32
Jones New York2Vans4
Journeys1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Walgreens4
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's3
La-Z-Boy1White Castle1
Lane Bryant1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Toms River, NJ


Toms River on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 (08755) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Timothy D. Harris (12)
  • Kevin A. Hebborn (11)
  • Thomas Yorke (8)
  • Sajal Desai (7)
  • David R. Kaes (6)
  • Carol Joyce (6)
  • Matthew L. Johnston (6)
  • David Kaes (5)
  • Michael J. Killian (4)
  • Timothy Harris (4)

Total of 195 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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