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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

1464 JOUET CT
$949,000 
1464 JOUET CT
TOMS RIVER, NJ

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
4,400 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Tri County
3504 CHURCHILL DR
$899,900 
3504 CHURCHILL DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

6 Beds, 3/1 Baths
Listed 7/26/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS - NJ METRO GROUP
310 CAMBOURNE DR
$820,000 
310 CAMBOURNE DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,198 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay-Manahawkin
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
$789,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,300 sqft
Listed 9/18/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS SHORE PROPERTIES
3324 LONG POINT DR
$539,000 
3324 LONG POINT DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
Listed 8/2/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS MID-TOWN DIRECT
1013 SAMANTHA WAY
$479,900 
1013 SAMANTHA WAY
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,437 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - Moorestown
61 BLUE HERON DR
$435,000 
61 BLUE HERON DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 7/19/2018
Courtesy of C-21 GEMINI, LLC.
000 Vienna Hills Drive
$349,900 
000 Vienna Hills Drive
TOMS RIVER, NJ

Listed 8/31/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REAL ESTATE
605 BRANCH DR
$349,000 Price reduced from $364,900 (-$15,900)
605 BRANCH DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,750 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay-Manahawkin
2212 Adams Ave
$279,500 Price reduced from $286,000 (-$6,500)
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
108 WALCHEST DR
$239,600 
108 WALCHEST DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,996 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
26 LA DUNETTE DR
$219,000 
26 LA DUNETTE DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,601 sqft
Courtesy of PorterPlus Realty
39 TORTOLA ST
$212,000 
39 TORTOLA ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,092 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Medford
196 Walnut Creek Ln
$210,000 
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
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
$206,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 8/2/2018
Courtesy of OAK RIDGE REALTY
12 OLSTINS CT
$170,000 
12 OLSTINS CT
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,232 sqft
Listed 7/22/2018
Courtesy of BHHS HEALY REALTORS
1203 HANCOCK RD
$160,800 
1203 HANCOCK RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,302 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
404 SANTA ANITA LN
$149,900 
404 SANTA ANITA LN
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,222 sqft
Courtesy of Century 21 Abrams, Hutchinson & Associates
593 GARFIELD AVE #26
$92,000 
593 GARFIELD AVE #26
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
928 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com

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: 89,639
Households: 33,651
Median Age: 44

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