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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

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
30 RENEY ST
$584,000 Price reduced from $589,000 (-$5,000)
30 RENEY ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,768 sqft
Courtesy of BHHS New Jersey Properties-Hillsboro
351 Maria Dr
$399,000 
351 Maria Dr
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 2/5/2018
Courtesy of EXP REALTY, LLC
995 Hazelwood Rd
$360,000 
995 Hazelwood Rd
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 4/13/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS - EAST
116 Reflection Rd
$329,000 
116 Reflection Rd
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,240 sqft
Listed 2/24/2018
Courtesy of REAL BROKER LLC
30 Harbor View Ln
$299,000 
30 Harbor View Ln
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 1/2/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
204 PINEWOOD RD
$279,990 
204 PINEWOOD RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,620 sqft
Courtesy of TruView Realty
596 DEER LN
$251,800 
596 DEER LN
TOMS RIVER, NJ

6 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,556 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
1201 8TH AVE
$245,000 
1201 8TH AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,368 sqft
Courtesy of BHHS New Jersey Properties-Perrineville
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
865 PEPPERTREE DR
$228,500 
865 PEPPERTREE DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,865 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
3905 CLEVELAND ST
$225,000 
3905 CLEVELAND ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,471 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate-Langhorne
2229 AGINCOURT RD
$209,000 
2229 AGINCOURT RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 4/4/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER ALP
912 EGRET DR #912
$129,000 Price reduced from $139,000 (-$10,000)
912 EGRET DR #912
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,286 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
5 PINE CREST DR
$116,600 
5 PINE CREST DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,152 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
887 NEVILLE ST
$81,620 
887 NEVILLE ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
800 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
1-D VALLEY STREAM DRIVE
Courtesy of Dominic Picardi, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hamilton
21 MAIN STREET SUITE D
Courtesy of Mulcahy Holmes 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 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
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

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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