Lawyer for Bass River Municipal Court
The Municipal Court for Bass River – Washington Township is located in actually located in New Gretna. The court hears cases such as DWI, Bass River marijuana possession, simple assault, and speeding tickets. Speak with an experienced defense attorney before going to court alone.
The cout is located at: 3 N Maple Ave, New Gretna, NJ 08224. For mailing, use P.O. Box 214.
Washington Township (Burlington County)
Washington Township was incorporated in 1802, from portions of Evesham, Little Egg Harbor and Mount Holly Townships (formerly Northampton). There are seven other communities called Washington in the State of New Jersey. According to the Census Bureau, it has a total area of 102.9 square miles, of which almost 97% is land.
As of the 2000 Census, the population of 621 residents was all rural, with a very low density, at 6.2 people per square mile. Females represented 52.0%. There were 171 housing units with a value of $106,400. By 2008, the estimated median house or condo value was $220,861.
The most usual ancestries are Irish (27.9%), English (14.4%), Italian (9.4%), American (6.6%), German (5.7%), Welsh (3.2%) and Ukrainian (1.6%) The racial composition in 2000 was 83.57% White, 17.07% Hispanic or Latino of any race and 2.90% African American. The seven foreign-born residents are all naturalized citizens, native of Austria.
In 2000, the median age of males was 40.8 years and that of females, 43.1 years. This results in an overall median age of 41 years. The highest percentages are represented by residents younger than 18 (29.3%) and those 65 years old and over (24.3%). Residents in the 25 to 44 age group were 23.8% and those from 45 to 64 were 19.0%.
More than a third (35.6%) of the 160 households had children under 18 living with them. Close to two thirds (61.3%) of all households were made up of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and individuals represented 29.4% and 24.4%, respectively.
At the time of the 2000 Census, the median household income was $41,250. By 2008, it had risen to an estimated $52,643. There were 112 families with a median income of $42,188. The median income for males and females was very similar ($32,000 versus $31,719). The per capita income was low at $13,977. The percentage of the population living below the poverty line was almost double the state level (16.0% versus 8.5%).
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 13 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 20.1 and a violent rate of 3.1. There were no murders, rapes, robberies, burglaries, bias crimes or incidents of police force. The 2009 reports included 2 assaults and 5 cases of domestic violence.
The 2000 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 33.9% completed high school versus 29.4 statewide. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 9.6% versus 22.9% statewide. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 9.4% versus 18.8% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 2.9% versus 11.0% statewide.
The great majority of the male population is engaged in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%), construction (30%), and the arts, entertainment and recreation industry (13%). On the other hand, three fourths of the females are employed in the following industries: health care (15%), nonmetallic mineral products (13%), construction (10%), food (10%), metal and metal products (9%), finance and insurance (9%) and publishing, and motion picture and sound recording (7%).