Toms River, New Jersey

Toms River: Township of New Jersey


Toms River is a township located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 91,239 and a population density of 1,725 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 95,339 inhabitants.

The township was created 256 years ago in 1768.

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

Quick Facts about Toms River

Population : 95,339 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08753–08757
Phone Area Codes : 732
Area : 52.88 km2
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Capital city : Toms River is capital of Ocean County
Establishment : March 03, 1768 (256 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:02:34 (15th June 2024)
Density : 1,803 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.3% (2010-2020)
Downtown Toms River  NJ image
Downtown Toms River NJ
Downtown Toms River  NJ image


Toms River is located at 39°57'13"N 74°11'53"W (39.9537300, -74.1979200). It has 5 neighbors: Island Heights, Lavallette, Seaside Heights, South Toms River and Lakewood.

Toms River map

Toms River has 5 neighbours.


The population of Toms River increased by 4.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 91,239 - census
2011 91,347 0.12% estimation process
2012 91,631 0.31% estimation process
2013 90,869 -0.84% estimation process
2014 90,042 -0.92% estimation process
2015 90,547 0.56% estimation process
2016 91,529 1.07% estimation process
2017 92,146 0.67% estimation process
2018 93,206 1.14% estimation process
2019 94,108 0.96% estimation process
2020 95,339 1.29% estimation process

Toms River zip code is 08753. County name: Ocean, County fips: 34029

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People born in Toms River (40)

People born in Toms River, including baseball player Al Leiter, United States general Norton A. Schwartz, actor Brian Geraghty, .


  • Andrew Valmon (athletics competitor) he was born in 01/01/1965
  • Frankie Edgar (American mixed martial artist) he was born in 16/10/1981
  • Mike Bucci (American professional wrestler) he was born in 05/06/1972
  • Pavle Jovanovic (American and Serbian bobsledder) he was born in 11/01/1977
  • Keith Stokes (American football player) he was born in 10/12/1978
  • Alex Blackwell (American basketball player) he was born in 27/06/1970
  • Beth Simone Noveck (American government officer) she was born in 01/01/1971
  • Jason Snelling (Player of American football) he was born in 29/12/1983
  • Steve Mormando (fencer) he was born in 14/08/1955
  • Leigh Lezark (American model) she was born in 26/07/1984
  • Andrew Campbell (American yacht racer) he was born in 03/02/1984
  • Andy Messersmith (American baseball player) he was born in 06/08/1945
  • Anthony W. Ivins (American Mormon leader) he was born in 16/09/1852
  • Cheryl Spector (American activist) she was born in 03/02/1958
  • Chris Konopka (American soccer player) he was born in 14/04/1985
  • Chris Shar (American musician) he was born in 14/11/1978
  • Darian Barnes (Player of American football) he was born in 28/02/1980
  • David de Kastrozza (American ice hockey player) he was born in 20/10/1986

Schools in Toms River

College & universities near 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
488314 Beth Medrash of Asbury Park Lakewood (NJ) 08701-5842
407391 Capri Institute of Hair Design-Brick Brick (NJ) 08723
482963 American Institute-Toms River Toms River (NJ) 08755

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near 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
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER

Post offices near Toms River

Post Office Name City ZIP
Toms River Post Office Toms River (NJ) 08753
Beachwood Post Office Beachwood (NJ) 08722
Pine Beach Post Office Pine Beach (NJ) 08741
Island Heigh Post Office Island Heights (NJ) 08732
Holiday City Post Office Toms River (NJ) 08757

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
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
South Toms River 3,712 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Toms River distances to largest New Jersey cities