Defense Attorney for Edison Juvenile Marijuana and Criminal Charges
Having your child be arrested in Edison can be a disappointing and overwhelming experience. I pride myself on making this experience easier and less costly for your family. All juveniles charged with delinquency in Edison are sent to the Middlesex County Family Court, where they must be represented by an attorney before appearing before a Superior Court Judge. Give me a call right away if your child is scheduled for a court appearance in the Family Part on 120 New Street.
Edison Criminal Statistics
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 1,910 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 19.1 and a violent rate of 1.4. The reports included 2 murders, 5 rapes, 52 robberies, 83 assaults, 336 burglaries, 312 incidents of domestic violence, 12 bias crimes, and 239 cases of police force.
Edison – New Jersey
Edison Township was initially incorporated as Raritan Township in 1870. It is situated on the east side of Raritan Valley. The name was officially changed to Edison Township in 1954, in honor of inventor Thomas Edison who had his principal laboratory in the Menlo Park area of Edison.
According to the Census Bureau, the total area of 30.63 square miles housed 99,967 people in 2010. Edison holds its position as the 5th most populated municipality in the state, and is presently one of the fastest growing.
In 2009, U.S. News and World Report listed Edison as one of “America’s 10 Best Places to Grow Up”.
The major ancestries are Italian (14.8%), Irish (11.1%), German (8.7%), and Polish (7.4%). The racial and ethnic composition as of the 2010 census was 44.1% White, 43.2% Asian, 8.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.0% African American. Today, there are almost 32,400 foreign-born residents (22.8% Asia, 4.9% Europe, 3.7% Latin America). This represents almost double the state average (33.1% versus 17.5%).
Edison has the highest percentage of Indian Americans of any place in the country with 1,000 or more inhabitants. It has increased from 17.75% in 2000 to 28.3% in 2010.
At the time of the 2010 census, the median age was 38 years. The distribution of the population by age was 22.7% under 18, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% 65 or older.
Out of the 35,136 households registered in the 2010 census, 36.43% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 62.3% of all households. Non-families and individuals made up the other households (24.2% and 20.4%, respectively).
The American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 3%-5% margin of error) that in 2010 the median household income was $86,725 and the median family income $100,008.
Males had a median income 31% higher than females ($66,898 versus $50,953). The per capita income was $36,464 (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). About 7.2% of the population was below the poverty line. The January 2011 cost of living index was 22.6% higher than the national average.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were above state levels (27.93% and 19.06% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 10% had not completed high school.
From 2005 to 2009, males worked in professional, scientific and technical services (15%), finance and insurance (8%) and construction (5%). Females engaged in health care (14%), educational services (13%), and professional, scientific and technical services (10%). Call to speak with an experienced defense lawyer for an Edison DWI or arrest.