South Toms River, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,129 housing units in South Toms River. This represents a 0.4% decline from 1,133 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,129 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in South Toms River is about 82.1%. South Toms River's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 3.36 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in South Toms River were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom2.80%
Two Bedrooms16.70%
Three Bedrooms54.80%
Four Bedrooms22%
Five Bedrooms or more3.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.22
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$85,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$70,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size4.02
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$575

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.90%
Second Mortgage7.90%
Home Equity Loan13.30%
Simple Mortgage60%
Debt Free18%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.8%