Toms River, New Jersey Population 2022

89,254
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Toms River is a city located in Ocean County New Jersey. Toms River has a 2020 population of 89,254. Toms River is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,791 in 2010.

The average household income in Toms River is $101,336 with a poverty rate of 7.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,410 per month, and the median house value is $289,400. The median age in Toms River is 42.7 years, 41 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Toms River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Toms Riverwas:

  • White: 86.14%
  • Black or African American: 3.94%
  • Asian: 3.82%
  • Other race: 2.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.98%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Toms River, New Jersey is 89,254 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 89,254.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 88,791.

Toms River, New Jersey Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76,88786.14%
Black or African American3,5173.94%
Asian3,4063.82%
Some Other Race2,6722.99%
Two or More Races2,6642.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%
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Toms River Population by Race

Toms River Population Pyramid $2022

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Toms River Median Age

42.7


Total

41


Male

44.3


Female

Toms River Adults

There are 69,613 adults, (16,765 of whom are seniors) in Toms River.

Toms River Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Toms River Sex Ratio

Female

46,335

51.91%

Male

42,919

48.09%

Toms River Population by Age

Toms River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Toms River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female63.9%36.1%
Male70.6%29.4%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
All79.3%20.7%
Married87.6%12.4%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Toms River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,4562.6279.3
Married17,3633.2887.6
Non Family10,6401.1872.7
Female3,8823.2963.9
Male1,5713.3570.6

3.22

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Toms River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6942.70%
9th to 12th Grade2,9584.72%
High School Graduate20,80733.20%
Some College12,27119.58%
Associates Degree5,1208.17%
Bachelors Degree13,19921.06%
Graduate Degree6,61610.56%
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Toms River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Toms River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White52,43449,34316,692
Hispanic4,9853,888849
Asian2,5392,2681,531
Black2,0201,824490
Other Race1,4231,019182
2+ Races1,070867307
Native American6248

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.30%.

Toms River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,283$60,297$37,458
Less Than 9th Grade$30,801$43,288$21,058
High School Graduate$36,550$51,111$28,017
Some College$46,626$61,702$33,614
Bachelors Degree$60,450$73,945$54,156
Graduate Degree$71,621$82,005$64,925

$49,283

Average Earnings

$60,297

Average Male

$37,458

Average Female

Toms River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Toms River Language by Age

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Toms River Language

88.38% of Toms River residents speak only English, while 11.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.39% of the population.

Toms River Language

Toms River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70,2124,6576.63%
Hispanic9,1191,12612.35%
Black3,34640011.95%
Other258NaN%
Multiple2,6042369.06%
Asian3,3921975.81%
Native991414.14%

7.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.51%

Male Poverty Rate

8.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Toms River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Toms River is Native, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Toms River is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Toms River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.68%
High School9.21%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Toms River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.67%
Male Unemployed17.99%
Female Employed3.91%
Male Employed2.62%

Toms River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Toms River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,889$101,336
Families$101,257$117,705
Married Families$113,503-
Non Families$39,608$62,468
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Income by Household Type

Toms River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Toms River Married by Age and Sex

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Toms River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Toms River Marital Status by Race

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Toms River Marital Status

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4,693

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,806
Korea703
Second Gulf War528
First Gulf War435
World War II390

Toms River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,726
65 to 741,381
35 to 54688
55 to 64567
18 to 34331

Toms River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4827.34%
Hispanic1482.44%
Black793.15%
2+ Races785.87%
Asian280.98%
Other Race261.59%

Toms River Veterans by Race

Toms River Veterans by Education

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3.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Toms River Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Toms River Employment by Age

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Toms River Employment by Race

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Toms River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.17%

Born in Toms River

91.05%

Native Born

8.95%

Foreign Born

3.04%

Non Citizen

5.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.05% of Toms River residents were born in the United States, with 71.17% having been born in New Jersey. 3.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Toms River Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202289,2540.00%
202189,2540.00%
202089,2540.00%
201989,2545420.61%
201888,71250.01%
201788,7071700.19%
201688,537-150-0.17%
201588,687-772-0.86%
201489,459-22-0.02%
201389,4813860.43%
201289,0951580.18%
201188,9371460.16%
201088,7910.00%

Toms River Population by Year