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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

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
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
000 Vienna Hills Drive
$349,900 
000 Vienna Hills Drive
TOMS RIVER, NJ

Listed 8/31/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REAL ESTATE
714 MORRIS BLVD
$325,000 
714 MORRIS BLVD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/11/2019
Courtesy of REALTY EXECUTIVES EXCEPTIONAL
1532 WELLINGTON AVE
$324,900 
1532 WELLINGTON AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,602 sqft
Courtesy of A Home For Sale Realty
605 BRANCH DR
$315,000 
605 BRANCH DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,750 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay-Manahawkin
506 MADISON AVE
$259,000 Price reduced from $289,900 (-$30,900)
506 MADISON AVE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 11/6/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER LIBERTY
1 TAHOE CT
$250,000 
1 TAHOE CT
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 10/19/2018
Courtesy of ERA SUBURB REALTY
1239 LEE TERRACE
$249,000 
1239 LEE TERRACE
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,112 sqft
Courtesy of KW Realty-Jackson
1239 Lee Ter
$249,000 
1239 Lee Ter
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,112 sqft
Listed 12/13/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
1 ABERGELE DR
$232,500 
1 ABERGELE DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,501 sqft
Listed 1/14/2019
Courtesy of RE/MAX REAL ESTATE, LTD.
1102 OLD FREEHOLD RD
$209,900 
1102 OLD FREEHOLD RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Listed 12/22/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
39 TORTOLA ST
$199,900 
39 TORTOLA ST
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,092 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Medford
1693 Mount Everest Ln
$199,000 
1693 Mount Everest Ln
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 10/16/2018
Courtesy of ALL TOWNE REALTY, INC.
606 SANTA ANITA LN
$173,500 
606 SANTA ANITA LN
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,210 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - Moorestown
65 CASTLE HARBOR DR
$155,000 
65 CASTLE HARBOR DR
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 11/7/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS TOWNE SQUARE REAL
6 PULASKI BLVD
$139,900 
6 PULASKI BLVD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,124 sqft
Listed 10/11/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
3 BURGESS CT
$130,000 
3 BURGESS CT
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,328 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Connection-Haddonfield
1545 LAKEWOOD RD
$3,600 
1545 LAKEWOOD RD
TOMS RIVER, NJ

Listed 1/15/2019
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS ELITE REALTORS
903 BENT TRL
$1,700 
903 BENT TRL
TOMS RIVER, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,296 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Connection-Marlton

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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