South Toms River demographics profile

StatisticSouth Toms RiverNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)3,223191
Median age31.239.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%45%43%
Speak English81%69%79%
Speak Spanish16%16%13%
South Toms River, NJ has a population of 3,731 and is the 7,760th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,223 per sq mi which is 322234% higher than the New Jersey average and 3458% higher than the national average. The median age in South Toms River is 31 which is approximately 21% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In South Toms River, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 74% of South Toms River residents were born in New Jersey, 15% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in South Toms River is 322234% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in South Toms River is 21% lower than New Jersey.
  • In South Toms River 58.64% of the population is White.
  • In South Toms River 18.79% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Toms River 0.80% of the population is Asian.

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South Toms River population breakdown by race

RaceSouth Toms RiverNew JerseyNational
Black or African American18.79%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.11%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race14.47%2.53%3.06%
Other race7.18%6.35%4.75%
In South Toms River, 20.3% 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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Source: The South Toms River, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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