Forked River demographics profile

StatisticForked RiverNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)1,707191
Median age45.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%56%55%
Speak English92%69%79%
Speak Spanish3%16%13%
Forked River, NJ has a population of 4,696 and is the 6,737th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,707 per sq mi which is 170631% higher than the New Jersey average and 1784% higher than the national average. The median age in Forked River is 46 which is approximately 16% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Forked River, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 71% of Forked River residents were born in New Jersey, 23% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Forked River is 170631% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Forked River is 16% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Forked River 94.27% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Forked River 0.26% of the population is African American.
  • In Forked River 1.58% of the population is Asian.

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Forked River population breakdown by race

RaceForked RiverNew JerseyNational
African American0.26%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.21%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.83%2.53%3.06%
Other race1.85%6.35%4.75%
In Forked River, 6.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Forked River age breakdown

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Source: The Forked River, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).