Lawyer for Fair Haven Drug & DWI Arrests
If you have a court date approaching in Fair Haven Municipal Court, call to speak with an experienced local defense attorney. Fair Haven is a relatively low-volume court. An affluent area, violent and serious crime is rare. More commonly offenses in Fair Haven are marijuana possession and DWI. Call for a consultation on your case.
Fair Haven Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 748 River Rd. Fair Haven, Phone: (732) 747-0241, ext. 224 Sessions: Second and Fourth Thursdays at 9 AM Judge: Hon. James M. Newman, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Michael Fitzgerald, Esq.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 13 full-time police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 54 major crimes. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 8.8 and a violent rate of 0.5. There were no murders, assaults, bias crimes or incidents of domestic violence. The reports included 1 rape, 2 robberies, 6 burglaries, and 120 cases of police force.
Additionally, independent data, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 45 thefts, and no arsons or auto thefts. Fair Haven was part of Shrewsbury Township until 1912, when it incorporated as a borough. It is situated along the Navesink River, where the first permanent settlement was built in 1816. It has a total area of 1.7 square miles, virtually all of it land, according to the Census Bureau. The number of residents has increased from 5,937 in 2000 to 6,121 in 2010, as by the census.
Fair Haven, New Jersey Demographics
The January 2011 cost of living index was 25.4% higher than the national average. The house or condo value in 2000 was $309,100. This more than doubled to an estimated $685,793 in 2009.
As of the 2000 census, the median household income was $97,220 and the per capita income $44,018. Estimates for 2009 show these rose to $105,395 and $49,251, respectively. The median family income in 2000 for the almost 1,700 families was $109,760. Male median income was about 60% higher than that of females ($83,657 versus $51,389). About 2.3% of the population was below the poverty level.
The most common ancestries are Irish (31.2%), German (22.1%), Italian (16.6%), English (12.0%), Polish (7.5%), and Scottish (3.1%). Statistics of the 2000 census show that the ethnic composition was 93.87% White, 4.09% African American, and 1.33% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
As of the 2000 census, a third of the population was under the age of 18. The remainder was broken down into 28.5% from 25 to 44, and 24.1% from 45 to 64. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 adult females, there were 87.9 adult males.
The 2000 census recounted 1,998 households out of which 47.6% had minors living with them. Almost two thirds (72.1%) were of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 17.0% and. 15.2%.
The highest educational level of residents age 25 and over in 2010 reveal that 2.03% did not complete high school. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 19.18% (versus 23.15% statewide). Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 36.47% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 27.31% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, most males engaged in finance and insurance (21%), and professional, scientific and technical services (18%). Females worked in health care and social assistance (22%), and educational services (20%).