Toms River (CDP), New Jersey

Last updated
Toms River, New Jersey
Downtown Toms River, NJ.jpg
Downtown Toms River
Toms river cdp nj 029.png
Map of Toms River CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Location map of Ocean County, New Jersey.svg
Red pog.svg
Toms River
Location in Ocean County
USA New Jersey location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Toms River
Location in New Jersey
Usa edcp relief location map.png
Red pog.svg
Toms River
Location in the United States
North America laea relief location map with borders.jpg
Red pog.svg
Toms River
Location in North America
World location map (equirectangular 180).svg
Red pog.svg
Toms River
Location on Earth
Coordinates: 39°59′41″N74°11′16″W / 39.994856°N 74.187754°W / 39.994856; -74.187754 Coordinates: 39°59′41″N74°11′16″W / 39.994856°N 74.187754°W / 39.994856; -74.187754
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of New Jersey.svg  New Jersey
County Ocean
Township Toms River
Area
[1]
  Total40.738 sq mi (105.510 km2)
  Land38.947 sq mi (100.871 km2)
  Water1.791 sq mi (4.639 km2)  4.40%
Elevation
[2]
62 ft (19 m)
Population
  Total88,791
  Density2,279.8/sq mi (880.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP codes
08753-08757 [4]
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3473110 [1] [5]
GNIS feature ID02390394 [1] [6] [7]

Toms River is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Toms River Township (formerly Dover Township), in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. [8] [9] [10] [11] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 88,791. [3] It is the county seat of Ocean County. [12] The area is named for Toms River, whose estuary flows through the community and empties into Barnegat Bay.

Contents

Toms River Township and the census-designated place are not co-extensive. In addition to the census-designated place, which includes all of mainland Toms River Township, Toms River Township includes two small CDPs: Dover Beaches North (2010 Census population of 1,239 [13] ) and Dover Beaches South (1,209 [14] ), both of which are located on the Barnegat Peninsula. As defined by the Census Bureau based on 2010 Census data, more than 96% of Toms River Township's area and of its population of 91,239 was located in Toms River CDP. [8]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 40.738 square miles (105.510 km2), including 38.947 square miles (100.871 km2) of land and 1.791 square miles (4.639 km2) of water (4.40%). [1] [15]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1950 2,517
1960 6,062140.8%
1970 7,30320.5%
1980 7,4652.2%
1990 7,5240.8%
2000 86,3271,047.4%
2010 88,7912.9%
Population sources: 1950 [16]
1960-1970 [17] 1960-1980 [18]
1990-2010 [10] 2000 [19] 2010 [3]

Census 2010

The 2010 United States Census counted 88,791 people, 33,394 households, and 23,642.952 families in the CDP. The population density was 2,279.8 per square mile (880.2/km2). There were 36,605 housing units at an average density of 939.9 per square mile (362.9/km2). The racial makeup was 89.71% (79,653) White, 2.77% (2,459) Black or African American, 0.17% (151) Native American, 3.67% (3,260) Asian, 0.02% (17) Pacific Islander, 1.98% (1,760) from other races, and 1.68% (1,491) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.04% (7,136) of the population. [3]

Of the 33,394 households, 29.0% had children under the age of 18; 54.9% were married couples living together; 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present and 29.2% were non-families. Of all households, 24.3% were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.12. [3]

21.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.5 years. For every 100 females, the population had 92.4 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 89.6 males. [3]

Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census [5] there were 86,327 people, 31,674 households, and 23,470 families living in the CDP. The population density was 846.6/km2 (2,192.7/mi2). There were 34,375 housing units at an average density of 337.1/km2 (873.1/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.36% White, 1.81% African American, 0.13% Native American, 2.54% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.65% of the population. [19]

There were 31,674 households, out of which 32.3% had children under the living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.11. [19]

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 23.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males. [19]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $55,659, and the median income for a family was $62,971. Males had a median income of $47,448 versus $30,763 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,831. 5.6% of the population and 4.0% of families were below the poverty line. 6.6% of those under the age of 18 and 6.2% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. [19]

Related Research Articles

Country Lake Estates, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Country Lake Estates is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Pemberton Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,943.

Florence-Roebling, New Jersey Former census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Florence-Roebling is an unincorporated community and former census-designated place (CDP) located within Florence Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, that existed up to and including the 2000 United States Census. As of the 2000 Census, the CDP's population was 8,200. With the 2010 United States Census, the CDP has been split into its components, with the creation of separate CDPs for Florence CDP and Roebling (3,715).

Pemberton Heights, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Pemberton Heights is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Pemberton Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,423.

Presidential Lakes Estates, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Presidential Lakes Estates is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Pemberton Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,365.

Kingston, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Kingston is an unincorporated community and census designated place (CDP) along the border of South Brunswick Township in Middlesex County and Franklin Township in Somerset County, in New Jersey, United States. At the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,493, of which 1,222 were in South Brunswick Township and 271 in Franklin Township.

Shark River Hills, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Shark River Hills is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) within Neptune Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,697.

Barnegat (CDP), New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Barnegat is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Barnegat Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,817.

Berkeley Township, New Jersey Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Berkeley Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township population had increased to 41,255, reflecting an increase of 1,264 (+3.2%) from the 39,991 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,672 (+7.2%) from the 37,319 counted in the 1990 Census. the highest recorded in any decennial census.

Cedar Glen West, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Cedar Glen West is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Manchester Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,267.

Dover Beaches North, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Dover Beaches North is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Toms River, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,239. The CDP includes the communities of Ocean Beaches 1, 2 and 3, Chadwick Beach, Chadwick Island, Seacrest Beach, Monterey Beach, Silver Beach, Normandy Shores and half of Normandy Beach. Dover Beaches North is situated on the Barnegat Peninsula, a long, narrow barrier peninsula that separates Barnegat Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.

Dover Beaches South, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Dover Beaches South, more commonly known as Ortley Beach, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Toms River, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,209. Dover Beaches South is situated on the Barnegat Peninsula, a long, narrow barrier peninsula that separates Barnegat Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.

Forked River, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Forked River is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Lacey Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 5,244.

Holiday City-Berkeley, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Holiday City-Berkeley is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Berkeley Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 13,884.

Holiday Heights, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Holiday Heights is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Berkeley Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,099.

Manchester Township, New Jersey Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Manchester Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. The township is noted for containing the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, the site of the infamous Hindenburg disaster of May 6, 1937. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 43,070, reflecting an increase of 4,142 (+10.6%) from the 38,928 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,952 (+8.2%) from the 35,976 counted in the 1990 Census. The 2010 population was the highest recorded in any decennial census.

Silver Ridge, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Silver Ridge is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Berkeley Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,133.

Vista Center, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Vista Center is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Jackson Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,689.

Singac, New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Singac is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Little Falls Township, in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,618.

Robbinsville (CDP), New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Robbinsville is a census-designated place (CDP) located within Robbinsville Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08691. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population for the CDP was 3,041.

Florence (CDP), New Jersey Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States

Florence is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Florence Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, that was established as part of the 2010 United States Census. As of the 2000 United States Census, the CDP was combined as Florence-Roebling, which had a total population of 8,200. As of the 2010 Census, the Florence-Roebling CDP was split into its components, Roebling and Florence. As of the 2010 Census, the population of the Florence CDP was 4,426.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Toms River Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Toms River CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today , United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 12, 2013.
  4. Look Up a ZIP Code for Toms River, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed February 15, 2012.
  5. 1 2 U.S. Census website , United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  7. A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey Archived 2012-05-27 at Archive.today , Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  8. 1 2 GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Ocean County, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today , United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  9. 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  10. 1 2 New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  11. Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed April 19, 2015.
  12. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  13. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Dover Beaches North CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today , United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 12, 2013.
  14. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Dover Beaches South CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today , United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 12, 2013.
  15. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  16. Staff. A Report of the Seventeenth Decennial Census of the United States - Census of Population: 1950; Volume I - Number of Inhabitants, p. 30-11. Accessed January 12, 2013.
  17. Staff. 1970 Census of Population: Volume I - Characteristics of the Population; Part I - United States Summary Section 1, United States Census Bureau, June 1973. Accessed January 12, 2013.
  18. Staff. 1980 Census of Population: Number of Inhabitants United States Summary, p. 1-141. United States Census Bureau, June 1983. Accessed January 12, 2012.
  19. 1 2 3 4 5 DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Toms River CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today , United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 12, 2013.