Defense Attorney for Brick Juvenile Charges
If Brick Police have arrested someone in your family for a DWI or drug possession, speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away. I defend clients in both the Brick Municipal Court and the New Jersey Superior Court in Toms River. Call for a consultation on your case any time or day of the week.
Brick Township Criminal Statistics
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 1,517 major crimes in 2010 (2nd highest in the county). This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 20.2 and a violent rate of 1.4. There was one murder (one of the 6 municipalities where murder occurred). The reports included also 7 rapes, 26 robberies, 71 assaults, 352 (2nd highest number in the county), 841 incidents of domestic violence (3rd highest number in the county), 2 bias crimes, and 175 cases of police force (4th highest number in the county).
Brick Township – New Jersey
Brick Township also known as Bricktown or Brick was incorporated in 1850.from portions of Toms River and Howell townships. It has an area of 32.3 square miles, 79.58% of which is land. Although most of the township is on the mainland, its three main beaches are located on the Barnegat Peninsula.
It is the third most populated community in Ocean County. As of the 2010 census, 75,072 people resided here, down from 76,119 in 2000. Thus, it fell from the 13th to the 12th place of largest municipalities in the state. There were 20,173 families and 33,677 housing units. The percentage of renters is lower than the state average (15% versus 34%9). An unofficial 2008 figure estimates the median contract rent for apartments at $527.
The American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 3%-5% margin of error) that in 2010 the median household income and the median family income were $65,129 and $81,868, respectively. Male median income was about 47% higher than that of females ($60,769 versus $41,361). The per capita income was $33,258. About 5.2% of the population was below the poverty level.
The most common ancestries are German (24.2%), French (except Basque) (14.1%), Polish (10.4%), English (9.0%) and Irish (8.1%). As of the 2010 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 93.05% White, 1.56% Asian, 2.00% African American and 7.06% Hispanic or Latino. The percentage of Black and Latino population has doubled since the 2000 census (0.99% and 3.58%).
Of the 29,842 households registered in the 2000 census, 27.3% had minors living with them and 52.6% were of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 32.4% and 27.2%; 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
As of the 2000 census, the age breakdown was 20.7% under 18, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% 65 years or older. The median age was 43.6 years.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 10.96% had not completed high school versus 43.24% who did. Those with some college and associate degree represented 27.42%. Holders of a bachelor’s or graduate degree were 12.94% and 5.43% versus 20.75% and 12.05% statewide, respectively.
The major industries in which the male population works are Construction (14%), Public administration (6%), and Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%). Females engage in Health care (20%) and Educational services (13%). Call to speak with an experienced defense lawyer if you were arrested in Brick.