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Toms River GENERAL POPULATION
Total Population in Toms River, NJ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Toms River, NJ was 86,327.
Toms River Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Toms River was 41,539, which represents 48.1 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).
Male Population, Married in Toms River, NJ
There are an estimated 20,223 married men in the town. 61.5 percent of men over 15 years old in Toms River are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.
The estimated female population in Toms River is 44,788 which is 51.9 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).
Female Population, Married in Toms River, New Jersey
There are an estimated 20,231 married women in the community. 55 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.
Median Age in Toms River, NJ
The median age of people living in Toms River, NJ was 39.7 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)
At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Toms River was 4,869. There were 65,797 people above the age of 18, which represents 76.2 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 16.6 percent of the population (14,366) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.
One Race Percent in Toms River, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Toms River, NJ was 85,337.
White Population in Toms River, NJ
The estimated White population in the Toms River community is 80,598, which is 93.4 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).
Black Population in Toms River, New Jersey
The estimated Black/African American population is 1,565, which is 1.8 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).
American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Toms River, NJ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Toms River, NJ was 110.
Asian Population in Toms River, New Jersey
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 2,194.
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Toms River, NJ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Toms River was an estimated 21.
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 849, while those of “two or more races” was 990 at the time of the last census.
The Hispanic population in the Toms River community was 4,010, or 4.6 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).
Household Population in Toms River, NJ
The household population number in Toms River was 84,390.
Group Quarters Population in Toms River, NJ
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,937.
Average Household Size in Toms River, NJ
The average household size in Toms River is 2.66 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).
Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.11 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).
Total Housing Units in Toms River, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 34,375 total housing units in Toms River.
The number of occupied housing units was 31,674, or 92.1 of the total units in town. Of these, 26,522 were owner-occupied (83.7), and 5,152 were renter-occupied (16.3, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 2,701 vacant homes in Toms River at the time of the last complete survey.
Median Home Values in Toms River, New Jersey
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 24,726, with a median value in dollars of 148,900.
Monthly Owner Costs in Toms River, NJ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,415 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Toms River, average costs per month were $493 (national average was $295).
High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 51,381 people in the community had a high school degree, or 86.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Toms River, New Jersey
14,100 people in Toms River also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 23.7 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).
Civilian Veterans in Toms River, NJ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Toms River was 9,511, or 14.4 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).
Disability Status in Toms River, NJ
In 2000, there were 14,123 people in Toms River, NJ listed as disabled.
Foreign Born in Toms River, NJ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 8,745 people in Toms River who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 10.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.
Percentage In Labor Force in Toms River, New Jersey
There were 42,053 in the labor force in Toms River at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 61.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Toms River was 31 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.
Median Household Income in Toms River, NJ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $55,659. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.
Median Family Income in Toms River, NJ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $62,971. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.
Per Capita Income in Toms River, New Jersey
Per capita income in Toms River in the last full census was 24,831. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.
Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Toms River numbered 942, or 4 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.
Individuals below the poverty level in Toms River, NJ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 4,734, or 5.6 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.
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