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08731 Zip Code (Forked River, NJ) Detailed Profile




City: Forked River, NJ (7.79%)
County: Ocean County, NJ
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 20,476
Zip code population in 2010: 20,009
Zip code population in 2000: 17,983

Houses and condos: 9,315
Renter-occupied apartments: 849
% of renters here:

11%
State:

36%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 08731: 118.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 47.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 428 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.7% ($4,951)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($8,124)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,805 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,400 (1.7%)

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Males: 10,358  (50.6%)
Females: 10,117  (49.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 08731:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08731:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Zip code 08731 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 08731 (2017)
    • 18,575103.3%White
    • 9555.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1590.9%Asian
    • 1660.9%Two or more races
    • 1160.6%Black
    • 180.1%Some other race
    • 140.08%American Indian
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 19,836
Rural population: 639

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $296,543
08731:

$296,543
New Jersey:

$334,900



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 08731 zip code as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 08731 is 5,058 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.1 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 08731, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $59,945 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$59,945
State:

$79,688

Salary/wage: $52,929 (reported on 80.3% of returns)
Here:

$52,929
State:

$68,122
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 63.8% for AGIs below $25k, 67.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 60.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,391 (reported on 39.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,391
New Jersey:

$2,193
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,145 (reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,145
State:

$6,828
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,676 (reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,676
State:

+$15,358
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,247 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$16,247
State:

+$19,577
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,297 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
08731:

$13,297
New Jersey:

$18,214
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,225 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
08731:

$18,225
New Jersey:

$24,511

Total itemized deductions: $22,522 (25% of AGI, reported on 48.1% of returns)
Here:

$22,522
State:

$30,827

Here:

24.9% of AGI
State:

21.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.9% for AGIs below $25k, 18.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $1,815 (reported on 40.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,815
State:

$3,451
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,447 (reported on 48.0% of returns)
08731:

$8,447
State:

$15,801
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,870 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,870
State:

$2,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 64.0%
Here:

64%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 55.7% for AGIs below $25k, 62.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 79.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 08731, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $51,015 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,015
State:

$64,921

Salary/wage: $46,511 (reported on 81.0% of returns)
Here:

$46,511
State:

$57,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.8% for AGIs below $10k, 60.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,587 (reported on 54.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,587
New Jersey:

$2,068
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,054 (reported on 31.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,054
State:

$3,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,507 (reported on 22.8% of returns)
Here:

+$6,507
State:

+$13,591
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,028 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$14,028
State:

+$17,520
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,220 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
08731:

$3,220
New Jersey:

$3,270
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,031 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,031
New Jersey:

$17,258

Total itemized deductions: $18,847 (25% of AGI, reported on 51.4% of returns)
Here:

$18,847
State:

$23,924

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.6% for AGIs below $10k, 19.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 19.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 19.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,880 (2% of AGI, reported on 47.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,880
State:

$3,242

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,777 (reported on 79.9% of returns)
08731:

$6,777
State:

$12,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,552 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,552
State:

$1,711

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.3%
Here:

65%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 52.1% for AGIs below $10k, 62.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$78,840
New Jersey:

$80,088
Forked River, NJ (08731) map Nearest zip codes: 08757, 08722, 08734, 08758, 08005, 08721.
Forked River Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.6%
New Jersey:

50.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.6%
New Jersey:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 314
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,541


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 209 (86 now married, 120 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,289 (1,732 now married, 2,560 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08731 with a mortgage: 4,779 (99 second mortgage, 660 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,164

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,930
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $786

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.2%
Whole state:

10.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1
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    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Swordens Pond (A), Bamber Lake (B), Huckleberry Branch (C), Deep Hollow Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1802014 or later
  • 1262010 to 2013
  • 6992000 to 2009
  • 1,0511990 to 1999
  • 2,6221980 to 1989
  • 2,4901970 to 1979
  • 9581960 to 1969
  • 7311950 to 1959
  • 2161940 to 1949
  • 1951939 or earlier

Zip code 08731 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forked River, NJ (08731)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forked River, NJ (08731)
  • 20no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 1,5732 bedrooms
  • 3,4563 bedrooms
  • 1,5444 bedrooms
  • 2585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forked River, NJ (08731)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forked River, NJ (08731)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1341 bedroom
  • 3662 bedrooms
  • 2673 bedrooms
  • 564 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Forked River, NJ (08731) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forked River, NJ (08731) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 140no vehicle
  • 1,8251 vehicle
  • 2,9112 vehicles
  • 1,4283 vehicles
  • 3674 vehicles
  • 2975+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Forked River, NJ (08731) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forked River, NJ (08731) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 20no vehicle
  • 4371 vehicle
  • 2932 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 08731 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 08731 household income distribution in 2017
  • 374Less than $10,000
  • 216$10,000 to $14,999
  • 271$15,000 to $19,999
  • 233$20,000 to $24,999
  • 88$25,000 to $29,999
  • 344$30,000 to $34,999
  • 298$35,000 to $39,999
  • 344$40,000 to $44,999
  • 288$45,000 to $49,999
  • 517$50,000 to $59,999
  • 815$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,225$75,000 to $99,999
  • 857$100,000 to $124,999
  • 746$125,000 to $149,999
  • 611$150,000 to $199,999
  • 653$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08731

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08731
  • 90Less than $10,000
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 19$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 33$80,000 to $89,999
  • 70$100,000 to $124,999
  • 163$125,000 to $149,999
  • 712$150,000 to $174,999
  • 484$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,425$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,241$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,757$300,000 to $399,999
  • 585$400,000 to $499,999
  • 475$500,000 to $749,999
  • 130$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08731

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08731
  • 10$150 to $199
  • 17$250 to $299
  • 21$400 to $449
  • 25$500 to $549
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 15$800 to $899
  • 47$900 to $999
  • 239$1,000 to $1,249
  • 326$1,250 to $1,499
  • 109$1,500 to $1,999
  • 19$2,500 to $2,999
  • 49No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,513.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $345,399.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $295,616
  • Black or African American householders: $196,923
  • Asian householders: $260,633
  • Some other race householders: $318,552
  • Two or more races householders: $521,267
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $343,109

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $296,543
08731:

$296,543
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $222,522 - $390,196

Mean price in 2017:

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
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 08731

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,962
  • One, attached: 139
  • Two: 119
  • 3 or 4: 20
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 50 or more: 38

Unemployment: 4.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08731

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08731
  • 86.0%8,677Drove a car alone
  • 7.6%764Carpooled
  • 0.7%72Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%34Railroad
  • 0.4%40Bicycle
  • 1.0%96Other means
  • 4.1%415Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08731

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08731
  • 240Less than 5 minutes
  • 7485 to 9 minutes
  • 1,40410 to 14 minutes
  • 92115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,21020 to 24 minutes
  • 60325 to 29 minutes
  • 96730 to 34 minutes
  • 31235 to 39 minutes
  • 49540 to 44 minutes
  • 1,04645 to 59 minutes
  • 1,17660 to 89 minutes
  • 54090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 69.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,445
  • In family households: 17,325 (2,813 male householders, 2,635 female householders)
    4,270 spouses, 6,488 children (5,998 natural, 108 adopted, 383 stepchildren), 111 grandchildren, 110 brothers or sisters, 219 parents, 192 other relatives, 332 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,115 (1,297 male householders (934 living alone)), 1,052 female householders (953 living alone)), 769 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 37 (26 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,597 2-persons, 1,201 3-persons, 982 4-persons, 395 5-persons, 184 6-persons, 91 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,886 1-person, 308 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 102 4-persons

2,506 married couples with children.
1,428 single-parent households (544 men, 884 women).

93.9% of residents of 08731 zip code speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% very well, 4% well, 23% not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% very well, 16% well, 7% not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% very well, 47% well, 8% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 837 (4.1%)
(70.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

22.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 14%Burma
  • 9%Japan
  • 8%Greece
  • 7%France
  • 7%Bolivia
  • 6%England
  • 4%Italy
Most common first ancestries reported in 08731
  • 27%Italian
  • 15%Irish
  • 8%German
  • 6%American
  • 5%Polish
  • 4%Scottish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1922000 to 2009
  • 1401990 to 1999
  • 553Before 1990

Zip code 08731 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERGEN ENERGY CO OYSTER CREEK GENERATING (ROUTE 9 SOUTH in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-1997-0304, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-02-1997-0401,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-15304, LAB CERTIFICATION - NON-COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAB, NJEMS-0000-04-0012.1, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE, NJEMS-004306, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-00504000049, EPCRA, NJEMS-005313, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-11108W, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, NJEMS-1500-02-0004.1, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE, NJEMS-1500-02-0004.2, NJEMS-1500-02-0004.3, NJEMS-1500-02-0004.4, NJEMS-1500-02-0004.5, NJEMS-1500-02-0004.6, NJEMS-1512386, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, NJEMS-1512388, NJEMS-225575, REFUSE DISPOSAL, NJEMS-46400, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-54694500000, EPCRA, NJEMS-78080, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-NJD980649172, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: NUCLEAR ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC CO, ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC D/B/A CONECTIV POWER, GPU NUCLEAR CORP, AMERGEN ENERGY CO LLC, OYSTER CREEK GENERATING STATION, AMERICAN ENERGY OYSTER CREEK GENERATING STA, AMERICAN ENERGY CO LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMERGEN ENERGY CO LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GPU ENERGY, INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JERSEY CENTRAL POWER & LIGHT (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMERGEN ENERGY CO LLC (CONTACT/OWNER) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER) , GPU ENERGY, INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , JERSEY CENTRAL POWER & LIGHT (CONTACT/OWNER) , GPU NUCLEAR CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMEREN ENERGY CO LLC, FORKED RIVER, FORKED RIVER FACILITY, FORKED RIVER SITE, GPU ENERGY-FORKED RIVER COMBUSTION TURBI, GPU ENERGY FORKED RIVER GENERATING, GPU ENERGY FORKED RIVER GENERATING STATION, GPU NUCLEAR CORPORATION, GPU NUCLEAR CORPoration OYSTER CREEK GENERATING station, GPU NUCLEAR/JCP&L, GPU NUCLEAR - OYSTER CREEK NUCLEAR GENER, OYSTER CREEK GEN STA AMERGEN ENERGY, OYSTER CREEK NUCLEAR GEN STA
  • NJDEP FORKED RIVER STATE MARINA (311 S MAIN ST in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-002878, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-236776, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-A7911, AIR PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: NJDEP BUREAU OF PARKS MGT, NJDEP DIV OF PARKS & FORESTRY (CONTACT/OWNER) , NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK (CONTACT/OWNER) , NJDEP BUREAU OF PARKS MGT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BRICKWALL CORP (2215 LACEY ROAD in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-000020, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-030536, NJEMS-133639, MATERIAL RECYCLING, NJEMS-201927, REFUSE DISPOSAL, NJEMS-234174, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-78009, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Organizations: OCEAN CNTY, ATLANTIC TRUCKING CO INC, BRICK WALL CORP
    Alternative names: BRICK WALL CORP
  • BRICK WALL CORP (2250 W LACEY RD in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-257755, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL
  • OUTPATIENT CLINIC SOCH (730 LACEY ROAD in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-2004-0836, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-2004-0836, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • NJ HIGHWAY AUTH FORKED RIVER SERVICE AREA RESTAURANT & MOBIL SERVICE STATION 15A (MP 76 GSP in LACEY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-014102, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-78388, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-H8712,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS; REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS
    Organizations: GETTY PETROLEUM MARKETING INC
    Alternative names: NJ HIGHWAY AUTH - FORKED RIVER SVC AREA
  • GRANT BOAT WORKS (120 LAKESIDE DR in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-48211, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-79029, AIR PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • OCEAN CNTY GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION (US ROUTE 9 & OYSTER CREEK in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-NJR000032938, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OC GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION, AMERGEN ENERGY CO LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: O C GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION
  • EXXON SERVICE STATION (RTE 9 & LACEY RD in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-G000005795, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: EXXON SERVICE STATION FORKED RIVER
  • FL LABORATORIES INC (704-3 OLD SHORE RD in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-68134600000, EPCRA
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: TESTING LABORATORIES
    Organizations: FREDERICK LANDAU (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: F L LABORATORY INC
  • FORKED RIVER ELEM (110 LACEY ROAD in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-050
    Organizations: LACEY TWP (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BRICK WALL CORP (2215 W LACEY RD in FORKED RIVER, NJ)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS

Zip code 08731 marital status for males
Zip code 08731 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Wood

Population in 1990: 16,664. Population change in the 1990s: +1,319 (+7.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,859
  • Northeast: 2,595
  • Midwest: 245
  • South: 415
  • West: 344

64% of the 08731 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Jersey.

92% of the 08731 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Forked River, NJ (08731)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

1.6%
New Jersey:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

2.8%
New Jersey:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 279
Here:

27.1%
New Jersey:

25.2%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 106,632Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 105,679Legal occupations
  • 82,458Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 77,019Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 74,676Management occupations
  • 67,219Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (FORKED RIVER, NJ):

  • QUINN OCEAN INC (706 OLD SHORE RD STE 4; small business) : $48,461 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $29,090 with Navy for Screws. Signed on 2003-09-30. Completion date: 2003-12-29.
    $9,488 with Navy for Hardware, Commercial. Signed on 2004-12-09. Completion date: 2005-05-06.
    $6,916 with Navy for Hand Tools, Nonedged, Nonpowered. Signed on 2005-04-06. Completion date: 2005-06-01.
    $2,967 with Navy for Hardware, Commercial. Signed on 2005-08-22. Completion date: 2005-08-29.
  • VISUAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (1716 KEY WEST RD; small business)
    $15,474 with Army for Combination and Miscellaneous Instruments. Taking place in MS. Signed on 2004-04-15. Completion date: 2004-04-23.
  • TROLLEY,INC (216 RT 9 NORTH MAIN ST; small business)
    $6,900 with Army for Passenger Motor Charter Service. Signed on 2004-04-27. Completion date: 2004-05-02.
  • SUN BUSTERS WINDOW TINTING (1005 E PANAMA CT; small business) : $5,030 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $4,480 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Schools. Signed on 2003-04-07. Completion date: 2003-05-07.
    $550 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Recreational Buildings. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2002-04-08.
  • D AND F OUTFITTERS & MILITARY (1714 BEACH BLVD; small business)
    $3,470 with Army for Decontaminating and Impregnating Equipment. Signed on 2003-09-12. Completion date: 2003-09-26.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Utilities: Nuclear Electric Power Generation (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 6)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Guards and Patrol Services (100-249: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (50-99: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 10)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19: 3, 5-9: 12, 1-4: 6)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Beauty Salons (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 7)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 10 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED171$221,936157$170,264920$210,57788$52,04571$212,923
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$198,16315$180,93577$213,37520$40,5546$214,065
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$195,19624$203,265329$222,85854$42,08025$203,322
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$217,44026$165,874212$209,26714$157,8839$189,084
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$207,1736$203,12363$259,7332$52,8405$192,426
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$183,83416$267,6051$175,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$360,1177$283,7231$361,740
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$200,2364$298,1450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$221,3700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08731
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08731 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 08731 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26774.6 years
William15875.0 years
Mary14679.7 years
Joseph13474.5 years
Helen10380.6 years
Robert10171.0 years
George9777.0 years
Charles9475.5 years
Frank9277.5 years
Edward8975.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 08731 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5776.8 years
Johnson2282.1 years
Williams1973.2 years
Miller1875.6 years
Brown1779.0 years
Anderson1676.4 years
Taylor1575.2 years
Clark1380.5 years
Baker1178.7 years
Thompson1178.8 years
Businesses in zip code 08731
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1GNC1
AT&T1Home Depot1
Advance Auto Parts1Kohl's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry2Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx1UPS5
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