Toms River demographics profile

StatisticToms RiverNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)2,268191
Median age43.239.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%56%55%
Speak English88%69%79%
Speak Spanish5%16%13%
Toms River, NJ has a population of 88,537 and is the 366th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,268 per sq mi which is 226702% higher than the New Jersey average and 2403% higher than the national average. The median age in Toms River is 43 which is approximately 9% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Toms River, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 71% of Toms River residents were born in New Jersey, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Toms River is 226702% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Toms River is 9% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Toms River 89.78% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Toms River 2.69% of the population is African American.
  • In Toms River 3.97% of the population is Asian.

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Toms River population breakdown by race

RaceToms RiverNew JerseyNational
African American2.69%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.07%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.07%2.53%3.06%
Other race1.42%6.35%4.75%
In Toms River, 8.3% 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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Toms River age breakdown

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