Toms River, New Jersey Population 2024

94,885

Toms River is a city located in Ocean County New Jersey. Toms River has a 2024 population of 94,885. Toms River is currently growing at a rate of 1.1% annually and its population has increased by 5.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 90,081 in 2020.

The average household income in Toms River is $123,915 with a poverty rate of 6.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Toms River is 42.3 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Toms River Demographics

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

  • White: 83.24%
  • Two or more races: 5.59%
  • Black or African American: 4.28%
  • Asian: 3.51%
  • Other race: 3.1%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
39.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,433.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.33% (4,804)
The current population of Toms River, New Jersey is 94,885 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 90,081.

Toms River, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White77,26783.24%
Two or more races5,1875.59%
Black or African American3,9704.28%
Asian3,2553.51%
Other race2,8733.1%
Native American2750.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Toms River Population by Race

Toms River Population Pyramid 2024

Toms River Median Age

42.3

Total

40.8

Male

43.8

Female

Toms River Adults

There are 72,866 adults, (17,389 of whom are seniors) in Toms River.

Toms River Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Toms River Sex Ratio

Female47,79651.49%
Male45,03148.51%

Toms River Population by Age

Toms River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All35,1662.680.619.4
Married17,0363.3690.59.5
Non Family12,0721.2271.728.3
Female4,2913.3172.927.1
Male1,7673.0364.335.7

3.23

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Toms River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5892.43%
9th to 12th Grade2,7134.15%
High School Graduate21,57632.98%
Some College12,12018.52%
Associates Degree4,9047.5%
Bachelors Degree15,24223.3%
Graduate Degree7,28211.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Toms River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Toms River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White53,81451,23718,981
Hispanic5,6734,336867
2+ Races2,5952,188651
Black2,5232,239611
Asian2,4032,2331,553
Other Race1,4481,077240
Native American19219214

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.63%.

Toms River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$59,881$72,419$47,640
Less Than 9th Grade$34,540$43,988$28,095
High School Graduate$42,741$59,034$29,571
Some College$54,445$63,069$45,517
Bachelors Degree$72,554$91,317$62,965
Graduate Degree$86,920$105,941$72,487

$59,881

Average Earnings

$72,419

Average Male

$47,640

Average Female

Toms River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Toms River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Toms River Language

87.91% of Toms River residents speak only English, while 12.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.79% of the population.

Toms River Language

Toms River Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White72,2475,2907.32%
Hispanic9,8847077.15%
Black3,7201975.3%
Multiple5,1131563.05%
Asian3,2431394.29%
Other2,820812.87%
Native26331.14%

6.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.04%

Male Poverty Rate

7.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Toms River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Toms River is White, with 7.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Toms River is Native, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.39%.

Toms River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.36%
High School9.16%
Some College6.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%

Toms River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.72%
Male Unemployed12.42%
Female Employed3.5%
Male Employed1.77%

Toms River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Toms River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$92,012$123,915
Families$120,025$142,651
Married Families$139,171$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,803$82,879

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Toms River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Toms River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Toms River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Toms River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Toms River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,693

Number of Veterans

4,330

Male Veterans

363

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,698
Second Gulf War1,248
First Gulf War701
Korea547
World War II140

Toms River Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+1,443
65 to 741,232
35 to 541,015
55 to 64588
18 to 34415

Toms River Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4,0706.62%
Black2749.09%
2+ Races2668.1%
Hispanic1391.99%
Asian461.63%
Other Race372.14%

Toms River Veterans by Race

Toms River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Toms River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Toms River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Toms River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Toms River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.12%

Born in Toms River

90.74%

Native Born

9.26%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

5.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.74% of Toms River residents were born in the United States, with 68.12% having been born in New Jersey. 3.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Toms River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202494,8851,0291.1%
202393,8561,0291.11%
202292,8271,0291.12%
202191,7981,7171.91%
202090,0818270.93%
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%
201088,79100%

Toms River Population by Year