Lawyer for Cranford Municipal Court
The Cranford Municipal Court is located at 8 Springfield Ave in Cranford, NJ 07016. The presiding judge is the Honorable Mark J. Cassidy the Prosecutor is Robert Donovan, Esq. The court hears cases involving Cranford DWI arrests and marijuana possession. If Cranford Police have arrested you, your best move is to speak with an experienced defense lawyer as soon as possible.
Cranford – New Jersey
Cranford is located in the heart of Union County. It was incorporated as a township in 1971 from portions of surrounding townships, such as Clark, Linden, Springfield and Westfield. In 2010, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked it as the 34th best place to live in the state.
It has a total area of 4.8 square miles populated by 22,625 persons according to the 2010 census. There were 8,560 housing units in 2000. The median house or condo value was $230,300. This doubled to an estimated $461,032 in 2009. The January 2011 cost of living index was 18.8% higher than the national average.
In 2000, there were 86.2 adult males for every 100 adult females. The median age was 40 years. The breakdown of the population by age was 23.3% under the age of 18, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% 65 years of age or older.
The most common ancestries reported are Italian (25.4%), Irish (24.6%), German (18.1%), Polish (12.0%), English (7.2%), and Russian (3.3%). At present, there are 1,965 foreign-born residents (4.8% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).
In 2000, the ethnic composition was 93.70% White, 3.89% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 2.58% Black or African American, and 2.15% Asian. The 2007 estimate showed a decrease in White (91.50%) and Hispanic or Latino population (3.80%) and an increase of African Americans (3.40%) and Asians (3.10%).
Almost a third (32.9%) of the 8,397 households existing in 2000 had children younger than 18 living with them. More than half (63.0%) were made up of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and individuals represented 25.9% and 21.9%, respectively.
The median household income has been increasing since the 2000 census ($76,338) to an estimated $99,281 in 2007 and to an estimated $102,457 in 2009. The per capita income also rose from $33,283 as of the census to an estimated $45,078 in 2009. In 2000, there were 6,222 families with a median income of $114,738. Males had a median income of $60,757 versus $41,020 for females. About 2.5% of the population was below the poverty level.
Cranford Criminal Defense
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 258 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 11.4 and a violent rate of 0.4. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. The 2009 reports included 5 robberies, 5 assaults, 50 burglaries, 130 cases of domestic violence, and 63 cases of police force.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 6.57% did not complete high school versus 26.67% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 21.51%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 28.54% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 16.70% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, the male population usually engaged in manufacturing (12%), finance and insurance (12%), professional, scientific and technical services (11%), and public administration (9%). Females worked in educational services (23%), health care and social assistance (17%), and professional, scientific and technical services (10%).