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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

524 REYNOLDS AVE
$449,200 
524 REYNOLDS AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,070 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
30 Harbor View Ln
$320,000 
30 Harbor View Ln
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 1/2/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
30 Harbor View Ln
$320,000 
30 Harbor View Ln
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 1/2/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
220 SILVER BAY RD
$267,900 
220 SILVER BAY RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
3,229 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
312 ASHFORD RD
$262,000 
312 ASHFORD RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,624 sqft
Courtesy of ERA Central Realty Group - Bordentown
566 LILLIE RD
$185,500 
566 LILLIE RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,436 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
822 Warren St
$179,000 
822 Warren St
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 10/28/2017
Courtesy of ELITE BROKERS, LLC
822 Warren St
$179,000 
822 Warren St
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 10/28/2017
Courtesy of ELITE BROKERS, LLC
18 BIMINI DR
$165,000 
18 BIMINI DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,552 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Tri County
11 SABINAS ST
$164,000 
11 SABINAS ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,364 sqft
Listed 1/3/2018
Courtesy of ALL TOWNE REALTY, INC.
11 SABINAS ST
$164,000 
11 SABINAS ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,364 sqft
Listed 1/3/2018
Courtesy of ALL TOWNE REALTY, INC.
912 EGRET DR #912
$159,000 
912 EGRET DR #912
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,286 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
$149,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

Listed 11/16/2017
Courtesy of C-21 CALABRESE
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
$149,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

Listed 11/16/2017
Courtesy of C-21 CALABRESE
2021 RED CEDAR ST
$100,000 
2021 RED CEDAR ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

Listed 3/1/2017
Courtesy of RE/MAX EXECUTIVE GROUP
2021 Red Cedar St
$100,000 
2021 Red Cedar St
TOMS RIVER, NJ

Listed 3/1/2017
Courtesy of RE/MAX EXECUTIVE GROUP
533 A LILAC TERRACE
$28,000 
533 A LILAC TERRACE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Dominic Picardi, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hamilton
1103 Arlington Drive
$1,750 
1103 Arlington Drive
Toms River, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
1,216 sqft
Listed --
Courtesy of Veltri & Associates, Realtors
306 Route 37
$1,350 
306 Route 37
Toms River, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Listed --
Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Signature Properties
21 MAIN STREET SUITE D
Courtesy of Mulcahy Holmes Agency

Toms River, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 985 $278,293 $245,166

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 3

Toms River, NJ School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

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

Toms River, NJ School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

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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