Toms River, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 34,388 housing units in Toms River. This represents a 951% growth from 3,272 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 34,388 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Toms River is about 83.7%. Toms River's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.8%. Average household size is 2.67 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Toms River were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom6.50%
Two Bedrooms30.10%
Three Bedrooms36.50%
Four Bedrooms22.80%
Five Bedrooms or more3.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.71
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$148,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$121,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$719

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan12.80%
Simple Mortgage49.30%
Debt Free29.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.2%