Toms River, New Jersey Population 2021

95,912
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Toms River is a city located in Ocean County New Jersey. Toms River has a 2020 population of 95,912. Toms River is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 5.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 91,318 in 2010. Toms River reached it's highest population of 95,912 in 2021.

The average household income in Toms River is $101,735 with a poverty rate of 7.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,414 per month, and the median house value is $294,700. The median age in Toms River is 43.5 years, 41.9 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Toms River Demographics

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

  • White: 86.55%
  • Black or African American: 3.82%
  • Asian: 3.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Other race: 2.89%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Toms River, New Jersey is 95,912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 93,206.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 91,318.

Toms River, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79,90386.55%
Black or African American3,5283.82%
Asian3,4363.72%
Two or More Races2,6782.90%
Some Other Race2,6722.89%
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 $2021

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Toms River Median Age

43.5


Total

41.9


Male

45.2


Female

Toms River Adults

There are 72,492 adults, (17,985 of whom are seniors) in Toms River.

Toms River Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Toms River Sex Ratio

Female

47,872

51.85%

Male

44,453

48.15%

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
Married87.9%12.1%
All79.9%20.1%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Male71.9%28.1%
Female64.7%35.3%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Toms River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,0792.5979.9
Married18,0683.2587.9
Non Family11,3701.1873.6
Female3,9943.2764.7
Male1,6473.371.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Toms River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7392.66%
9th to 12th Grade3,0284.63%
High School Graduate21,54332.92%
Some College12,62719.30%
Associates Degree5,3118.12%
Bachelors Degree13,94421.31%
Graduate Degree7,24711.07%
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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
White55,09451,90418,034
Hispanic5,0633,950866
Asian2,5692,2981,548
Black2,0311,835495
Other Race1,4231,019182
2+ Races1,070867307
Native American6248

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.26%.

Toms River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,505$60,538$37,589
Less Than 9th Grade$30,824$43,339$21,058
High School Graduate$36,426$51,181$27,694
Some College$46,470$61,739$33,513
Bachelors Degree$60,238$73,279$54,124
Graduate Degree$72,283$83,716$65,170

$49,505

Average Earnings

$60,538

Average Male

$37,589

Average Female

Toms River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Toms River Language by Age

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Toms River Language

88.48% of Toms River residents speak only English, while 11.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.32% of the population.

Toms River Language

Toms River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White73,1364,9666.79%
Hispanic9,2161,13912.36%
Black3,35740011.92%
Other2,6462589.75%
Multiple2,6182369.01%
Asian3,4221975.76%
Native991414.14%

7.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

8.63%

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 Asian, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.20%.

Toms River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.25%
High School9.52%
Some College7.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%

Toms River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.22%
Male Unemployed17.63%
Female Employed4.04%
Male Employed2.55%

Toms River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Toms River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,607$101,735
Families$101,450$118,374
Married Families$113,767-
Non Families$41,028$63,499
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Income by Household Type

Toms River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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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4,961

Number of Veterans

4,611

Male Veterans

350

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,970
Korea739
Second Gulf War528
First Gulf War435
World War II397

Toms River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,791
65 to 741,565
35 to 54693
55 to 64581
18 to 34331

Toms River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,7507.44%
Hispanic1482.41%
Black793.14%
2+ Races785.87%
Asian280.97%
Other Race261.59%

Toms River Veterans by Race

Toms River Veterans by Education

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3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Toms River Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

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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71.13%

Born in Toms River

91.13%

Native Born

8.87%

Foreign Born

3.00%

Non Citizen

5.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.13% of Toms River residents were born in the United States, with 71.13% having been born in New Jersey. 3.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202195,9129020.95%
202095,0109020.96%
201994,1089020.97%
201893,2061,0601.15%
201792,1466170.67%
201691,5299821.08%
201590,5475050.56%
201490,042-827-0.91%
201390,869-762-0.83%
201291,6312840.31%
201191,347290.03%
201091,3180.00%

Toms River Population by Year