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Encyclopedia > South Toms River, New Jersey
Map of South Toms River in Ocean County

South Toms River is a Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 3,634. Image File history File links South_toms_river_nj_029. ... Image File history File links South_toms_river_nj_029. ... A Borough (sometimes spelled Boro on road signage) in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of twelve forms of municipal government. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


South Toms River was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 28, 1927, from portions of Berkeley Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 3, 1927.[1] The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of Berkeley Township in Ocean County Berkeley Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


South Toms River sits on the south side of the Toms River, across from Toms River Township, and is bisected by the Garden State Parkway. U.S. Route 9, Route 166 and County Route 530 also pass through the community. Toms River is a river, approximately 19 mi (31 km) long, in southern New Jersey in the United States. ... The Township of Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean CountyGR6. ... The Garden State Parkway is a 174. ... U.S. Route 9 is a major U.S. highway in the northeast United States. ... Route 166 is a 3. ... County Route 530 is a county highway in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...

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Geography

South Toms River is located at 39°56′32″N, 74°12′38″W (39.942351, -74.210509)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²). 3.0 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (4.92%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 405
1940 445 9.9%
1950 492 10.6%
1960 1,603 225.8%
1970 3,981 148.3%
1980 3,954 -0.7%
1990 3,869 -2.1%
2000 3,634 -6.1%
Est. 2006 3,716 [2] 2.3%
Population 1930 - 1990.[3]

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 3,634 people, 1,073 households, and 902 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,209.6/km² (3,131.9/mi²). There were 1,123 housing units at an average density of 373.8/km² (967.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 72.56% White, 21.16% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 2.50% from other races, and 2.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.27% of the population. The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,073 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 22.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 12.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.39 and the average family size was 3.63. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $43,468, and the median income for a family was $45,375. Males had a median income of $31,859 versus $24,837 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,292. About 11.2% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 18.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Local government

South Toms River is governed under the Borough form of New Jersey municipal government by a mayor and a six-member Borough Council. The mayor is directly elected to a four-year term of office. Council members are elected to three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year, A Borough (sometimes spelled Boro on road signage) in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of twelve forms of municipal government. ...


The Mayor of South Toms River Borough is Michael Keene (D, term ends December 31, 2010). Members of the Borough Council are Oscar L. Cradle, Sr. (R, 2007), Carla D. Kearney (D, 2009), Kevin McCormack (R, 2009), C. Bertram Plante (R, 2007), Sandford Ross, Jr. (R, 2008) and Anthony P. Tafaro (D, 2009).[4] Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2010 (MMX) will be a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ...


Federal, state and county representation

South Toms River is in the Third Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 10th Legislative District.[5]


New Jersey's Third Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Camden County and Ocean County, is represented by Jim Saxton (R, Mount Holly). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken). New Jerseys Third Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Jim Saxton. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1694 Seat Mount Holly Area  - Total  - Water 2,122 km² (819 mi²) 38 km² (15 mi²) 1. ... Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Hugh James Jim Saxton (born January 22, 1943) is an American Republican Party politician. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is a businessman and Democratic Party politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Robert Bob Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic Senator from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


The 10th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Andrew R. Ciesla (R, Brick) and in the Assembly by James W. Holzapfel (R, Brick) and David W. Wolfe (R, Brick). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken). The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Sen. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map of Brick Township in Ocean County Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Assemblyman James W. Holzapfel James W. Holzapfel (born May 11, 1964) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 10th legislative district since 2003. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map of Brick Township in Ocean County Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Assemblyman David W. Wolfe David W. Wolfe (born October 11, 1942) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 10th legislative district since 1992. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map of Brick Township in Ocean County Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Ocean County is governed by a five-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. Ocean County's Freeholders are: John C. Bartlett Jr., John P. Kelly, James F. Lacey, Gerry P. Little and Joseph H. Vicari. Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the legislative body in each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ... John C. Bartlett Jr. ... John P. Kelly serves on the Board of Chosen Freeholders in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... James F. Lacey serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ... Gerry P. Little serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ... Joseph H. Vicari serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ...


Education

Students in grades K through 12 attend the Toms River Regional Schools, a regional public school district primarily in Toms River Township. The district incorporates the boroughs of Beachwood (2,202 students), Pine Beach (325 students) and South Toms River (830 students), along with Toms River Township (14,919 students). Toms River Regional Schools is a regional public school district primarily located in the quickly growing coastal community of Toms River, located in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, along the states Jersey Shore. ... School districts are a form of special-purpose district in the United States (amongst some other places) which serves to operate the local public primary and secondary schools. ... The Township of Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean CountyGR6. ... Map of Beachwood in Ocean County Beachwood is a Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Map of Pine Beach in Ocean County Pine Beach is a Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... The Township of Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean CountyGR6. ...


References

  1. ^ "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 205.
  2. ^ Census data for South Toms River borough, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 17, 2007
  3. ^ Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990, Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network. Accessed March 1, 2007.
  4. ^ 2007 Elected Officials of Ocean County, Ocean County, New Jersey. p. 11. Accessed August 14, 2007.
  5. ^ 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, New Jersey League of Women Voters, p. 64. Accessed August 30, 2006.

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