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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Forked River is 5,199, which is 5.80% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Forked River population density is 503.03 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 1,017.40 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Forked River is white, which represent 94.71% of the total population. The average Forked River education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 5,199. #251

Population Growth Since 2000, #114

Forked River, NJ
5.80%
New Jersey
5.47%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #480

Forked River, NJ
503.03 per square mile
New Jersey
1,017.40 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:4,924 (94.71%, #120)
Black:49 (0.94%, #393)
Hispanic:186 (3.58%, #398)
Asian:128 (2.46%, #295)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #222)
One Race, Other:94 (1.81%, see rank)
Two or More Races:4 (0.08%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:11 (5.91%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:9 (4.84%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:72 (56.25%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:56 (43.75%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

4,792 (92.17%) out of the total population of 5,199 reported first ancestry.

 Forked River, NJ% of the Total PopulationNew JerseyU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank1.09%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.32%0.47%
Danish390.75%, see rank0.20%0.42%
Dutch2094.02%, see rank1.08%1.40%
English2625.04%, see rank4.98%8.02%
French1132.17%, see rank1.49%3.34%
German1,29424.89%, see rank11.12%15.03%
Greek240.46%, see rank0.72%0.41%
Hungarian1743.35%, see rank1.12%0.46%
Irish1,53829.58%, see rank14.59%10.80%
Italian1,59430.66%, see rank16.58%5.52%
Norwegian611.17%, see rank0.45%1.42%
Polish4318.29%, see rank5.98%3.01%
Portuguese290.56%, see rank0.88%0.44%
Russian240.46%, see rank2.00%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2194.21%, see rank0.39%0.99%
Scottish891.71%, see rank1.04%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.97%0.95%
Swedish320.62%, see rank0.58%1.27%
Swiss80.15%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian891.71%, see rank0.78%0.31%
American2354.52%, see rank4.19%7.12%
Welsh100.19%, see rank0.38%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,530 (48.66%, see rank)
Females: 2,669 (51.34%, see rank)

Forked River, NJ
Male: 48.66%
Female: 51.34%
New Jersey
Male: 48.75%
Female: 51.25%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Forked River, NJ
43.60 years old
New Jersey
39.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Forked River, NJ
43.20 years old
New Jersey
37.70 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Forked River, NJ
44.70 years old
New Jersey
40.70 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Forked River, NJ% of the Total PopulationNew JerseyU.S.
Under 5 years2765.31%, see rank6.04%6.36%
5 to 9 years2304.42%, see rank6.27%6.51%
10 to 14 years3596.91%, see rank6.56%6.59%
15 to 19 years4077.83%, see rank6.63%6.85%
20 to 24 years2094.02%, see rank6.30%7.13%
25 to 34 years4959.52%, see rank12.77%13.47%
35 to 44 years76214.66%, see rank13.53%12.96%
45 to 54 years93217.93%, see rank15.37%14.09%
55 to 64 years59411.43%, see rank12.47%12.29%
65 to 74 years5199.98%, see rank7.55%7.64%
75 to 84 3326.39%, see rank4.40%4.25%
85 years and over841.62%, see rank2.13%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Forked River, NJNew JerseyU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,718, 100%6,052,621209,056,129
Less Than High School300, 8.07%, see rank11.61%13.67%
High School Graduate1,190, 32.01%, see rank28.80%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,239, 33.32%, see rank23.24%29.09%
Bachelor Degree717, 19.28%, see rank22.50%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree272, 7.32%, see rank13.85%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.63, see rank13.8713.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Forked River, NJ New JerseyU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten8960.67%39.33%65.37%34.63%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)48798.77%, see rank1.23%, see rank89.92%10.08%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)41091.22%, see rank8.78%, see rank88.63%11.37%90.60%9.40%
College16840.48%, see rank59.52%, see rank74.25%25.75%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3677.78%, see rank22.22%, see rank48.91%51.09%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Forked River, NJNew JerseyU.S.
Total Households2,131, 100%3,188,498116,211,092
Average Household Size2.42, see rank2.722.63
1 Person Households764, 35.85%, see rank25.81%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,367, 64.15%, see rank74.19%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,264, 59.31%, see rank69.25%66.22%
Average Family Size3.29, see rank3.393.32
Married-Couple Family994, 46.64%, see rank50.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households867, 40.69%, see rank30.75%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Forked River, NJ%New JerseyU.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,334see rank7,199,958252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over2,047100%, see rank3,471,402123,281,364
Never Married73135.71%, see rank36.97%35.77%
Married1,08352.91%, see rank53.52%52.04%
Widowed1366.64%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced974.74%, see rank6.91%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,287100%, see rank3,728,556129,692,771
Never Married62827.46%, see rank30.96%29.48%
Married1,00944.12%, see rank49.25%49.19%
Widowed28412.42%, see rank9.77%9.16%
Divorced36616.00%, see rank10.01%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Forked River, NJ%New JerseyU.S.
Native4,94895.17%, see rank78.54%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,93775.73%, see rank52.40%58.73%
Born in Different State95418.35%, see rank23.72%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
571.10%, see rank2.42%1.42%
Foreign Born2514.83%, see rank21.46%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1883.62%, see rank11.15%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship631.21%, see rank10.31%7.09%
Born In Europe831.60%, see rank3.52%1.53%
Born In Asia1042.00%, see rank6.83%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank1.07%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America641.23%, see rank9.83%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Forked River, NJ%New JerseyU.S.
English1,95991.93%, see rank68.83%79.39%
Spanish421.97%, see rank14.88%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1145.35%, see rank9.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages80.38%, see rank4.91%3.36%
Other80.38%, see rank1.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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