South Toms River, New Jersey

South Toms River: Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States


South Toms River is a city located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,684 and a population density of 1,177 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,712 inhabitants.

The city was created 96 years ago in 1927.

South Toms River locator map
Location of South Toms River on New Jersey map.

Quick Facts about South Toms River

Population : 3,712 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08757
Area : 3.13 km2
Altitude : 171 feet / 52 meters
Establishment : May 05, 1927 (96 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:31:51 (29th November 2023)
Density : 1,186 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.75% (2010-2020)
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South Toms River NJ
South Toms River  NJ image


South Toms River is located at 39°56'31"N 74°12'16"W (39.9420600, -74.2043100). It has 2 neighbors: Beachwood and Toms River.

South Toms River map

South Toms River has 2 neighbours.


The population of South Toms River increased by 0.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,684 - census
2011 3,583 -2.82% estimation process
2012 3,572 -0.31% estimation process
2013 3,586 0.39% estimation process
2014 3,602 0.44% estimation process
2015 3,626 0.66% estimation process
2016 3,650 0.66% estimation process
2017 3,654 0.11% estimation process
2018 3,672 0.49% estimation process
2019 3,685 0.35% estimation process
2020 3,712 0.73% estimation process

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Schools in South Toms River

College & universities near South Toms River, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
431716 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River (NJ) 08753
185873 Ocean County College Toms River (NJ) 08754-2001
482963 American Institute-Toms River Toms River (NJ) 08755
488314 Beth Medrash of Asbury Park Lakewood (NJ) 08701-5842

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near South Toms River, NJ

Code Name Address Type
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
EGH Egg Harbor City, New Jersey South Philadelphia Ave & Atlantic Ave OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER

Post offices near South Toms River

Post Office Name City ZIP
Beachwood Post Office Beachwood (NJ) 08722

Other cities in Ocean County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Ocean County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 107,439 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Toms River 95,339 Township of New Jersey
Brick 76,863 A township in Ocean County, New Jersey.
Lacey 29,760 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Barnegat 23,988 Township of New Jersey
Point Pleasant 18,902 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Maple Shade 18,463 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Ocean Acres 16,142 Census-designated place in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Beachwood 11,434 Borough of New Jersey
Lincoln Park 10,064 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Crestwood Village 7,907 Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States
Forked River 5,244 Census designated place in Lacey Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Point Pleasant Beach 4,597 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Leisure Village 4,400 Census designated place
Leisure Village East 4,217 Census designated place
Beach Haven West 3,896 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

South Toms River distances to largest New Jersey cities