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Toms River, NJ Real Estate

Toms River Township (or simply Toms River) is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean County. On November 7, 2006, voters approved a change of the official name from the Township of Dover (or, Dover Township) to the Township of Toms River, effective November 14, 2006. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 91,239, with the township ranking as the 8th-most-populous municipality in the state in 2010 (after having been ranked 7th in 2000) and the second most-populous municipality in Ocean County (behind Lakewood Township, which had a population of 92,843). The 2010 population increased by 1,533 (+1.7%) from the 89,706 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 13,335 (+17.5%) from the 76,371 counted in the 1990 Census.

What is now Toms River Township was established by Royal charter as Dover Township on March 1, 1768, from portions of Shrewsbury Township, while the area was still part of Monmouth County. Dover Township was incorporated as one of New Jersey's first 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken to from Jackson Township (March 6, 1844), Union Township (March 10, 1846, now Barnegat Township), Brick Township (February 15, 1850), Manchester Township (April 6, 1865), Berkeley Township (March 31, 1875), Island Heights (May 6, 1887), Lavallette (December 21, 1887) and Seaside Heights (February 26, 1913).

In 2006, Toms River was ranked by Morgan Quitno Press as the 14th safest "city" in the United States, of 369 cities nationwide. In 2007, Toms River was again ranked as the 14th-safest "city" in the United States of 371 cities nationwide.

Toms River can be seen in various TV and news media including MTV's Made and Jersey Shore (seasons 1,3,and 5), HBO's Boardwalk Empire and the original The Amityville Horror movie. In 1998, Toms River East Little League won the Little League World Series. The township has what is said to be the second largest Halloween parade in the world.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Toms River, NJ

1912 ADIRONDACK PL
$849,900 
1912 ADIRONDACK PL
TOMS RIVER, NJ

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
3,768 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Real Estate Limited - Brick
3457 E Lisbon Ave
$785,000 
3457 E Lisbon Ave
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 3/26/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
$329,800 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 5/6/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS SHORE PROPERTIES
995 Hazelwood Rd
$329,000 Price reduced from $345,000 (-$16,000)
995 Hazelwood Rd
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 4/13/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS - EAST
2212 Adams Ave
$293,000 
2212 Adams Ave
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,200 sqft
Listed 7/16/2018
Courtesy of HAWLEY REAL ESTATE
1854 MERRIMAC DR
$270,000 
1854 MERRIMAC DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Listed 6/19/2018
Courtesy of YOUR TOWN REALTY
176 CANTERBURY LN
$249,000 
176 CANTERBURY LN
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,502 sqft
Courtesy of Gloria Nilson & Company Real Estate - Robbinsville
571 CLIFTON AVE
$239,900 
571 CLIFTON AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,869 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore
1102 Old Freehold Rd
$235,000 
1102 Old Freehold Rd
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Listed 3/14/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
196 Walnut Creek Ln
$230,000 
196 Walnut Creek Ln
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,008 sqft
Listed 5/17/2018
Courtesy of CENTURY 21 ELITE REALTY
3160 STERLING ST
$229,000 
3160 STERLING ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,344 sqft
Courtesy of Lauren Walter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill-South
3160 Sterling Street
$229,000 
3160 Sterling Street
Toms River, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed --
Courtesy of Lauren Walter, Berkshire Hathaway Homeservice Fox&Roach
333 Barcelona Dr
$229,000 
333 Barcelona Dr
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 5/8/2018
Courtesy of ELITE BROKERS, LLC
3905 CLEVELAND ST
$219,800 Price reduced from $219,900 (-$100)
3905 CLEVELAND ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,471 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate-Langhorne
1201 8TH AVE
$209,000 Price reduced from $219,000 (-$10,000)
1201 8TH AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,368 sqft
Courtesy of BHHS New Jersey Properties-Perrineville
2412 6TH AVE
$204,600 
2412 6TH AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,742 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
5 ABACO ST
$183,000 
5 ABACO ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,124 sqft
Courtesy of Progressive Real Estate Agency
1203 HANCOCK RD
$180,800 
1203 HANCOCK RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,302 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
224 ELIZABETH AVE
$155,000 Price reduced from $163,100 (-$8,100)
224 ELIZABETH AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,588 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
29 HEARTH WAY
$65,000 
29 HEARTH WAY
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Progressive Real Estate Agency

Toms River, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 322 $289,919 $263,666

Toms River, NJ School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF TRENTON K-12 08648 No Rating
OCEAN COUNTY VOCATIONAL S 7-12, 9-12 08753 No Rating
OFFICE OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES K-12 08619 No Rating
TOMS RIVER REGIONAL K-12 08753 2

Toms River, NJ School Rankings (FAQ)

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TOMS RIVER 2 out of 5
NEW JERSEY 2 out of 5

Toms River, NJ School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

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TOMS RIVER
NEW JERSEY
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Toms River, NJ Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 89,762
Households: 33,717
Median Age: 44

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