Forked River (zip 08731), New Jersey 

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Population

21,160

+0.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.3%

Median Income

$65,750

Median Home Price

$334,900

Median Age

42.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.7

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Forked River (zip 08731), New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, September and May are the most pleasant months in the 08731 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: New Jersey
County: Ocean County
Metro Area: New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Forked River (zip 08731)
Cost of Living: 6.8% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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Forked River, Nj Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Forked River (zip 08731) is 8.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Forked River (zip 08731) jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Forked River (zip 08731)'s cost of living is 6.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Forked River (zip 08731)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in the 08731 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Ocean county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.5% to 34.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Forked River (zip 08731)'s population is 21,160 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Forked River (zip 08731) is Real Estate: $334,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.5%.

SCHOOLS
Forked River (zip 08731) public schools spend $15,910 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Forked River (zip 08731). More Education



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Housing Market in Forked River

It's a good time to buy in Forked River. Home Appreciation is up 28.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Forked River is $334,900.
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Reviews for Forked River   1 Reviews
Look elsewhere - 10/2/2021
I lived in FR for 5 years. I purchased there as it was cheap waterfront. Unfortunately, you get what you pay for. From the day I made that mistaken purchase, the... Read More

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