Farmingdale CDS Possession
New Jersey State Police make almost all the drug arrests in Farmingdale. Most drug charges in Farmingdale are for marijuana possession, although state troopers make arrests for more serious charges from time to time. If you or a loved one has been accused of criminal charges in Farmindale, NJ, call to speak with a local criminal defense attorney.
Farmingdale, New Jersey does not have its own police force. The small town is located completely encircled by Howell Township. However, Howell police do not have jurisdiction in the town. Most of the arrests in Farmingdale are upon local young adults, juveniles, and Howell Township residents.
Farmingdale, New Jersey
Farmingdale is one of the boroughs into which Monmouth County is divided. It was incorporated in 1903 from portions of Howell Township. According to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau for 2000 the population stood at 1,587, which increased to 1,630 by 2010, all living in a total area of 0.5 square miles, all of which is land at an elevation of 79 feet above sea level.
Major ancestry groups reported by Farmingdale residents include: in equal (16%) percentage each, Italian, Irish and German, followed by 11% English and 7% Polish. Ninety of its present residents are foreign-born (2.0% Asia, 1.9% Latin America, 1.7% Europe). According to non-official 2010 statistics, the racial make-up of the population is: White 90.86%, Hispanic 6.13%, Black or African American 1.10%. There are no American Indians or Alaska Natives. The median age of the population is 34.60 with less than 5% aged 75 and over.
The estimated median household income of this borough in 2009 was $61,449, up from $48,889 in 2000. As of January 2011 the cost of living index in Farmingdale was 121.5, which is high compared to the U.S. average of 100.
Estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $328,906, which almost doubles the figure for 2000 ($153,700).
Male householders with no wife present with children under 18 years old stands at 23.60%, more than twice the state average (11.38%) and almost double the national figure (14.10%).
As of January of this year, the education level of the population 25 years and over in Farmingdale was: High school or higher: 88.5%, Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.0%, Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%. The borough has one middle school and one elementary school plus two private schools. More than 71% of children age 3 and over are not enrolled in school.
The most common industries found in this borough are represented by construction (14%), manufacturing (13%), retail trade (11%) and educational services (10%). Gasoline Stations Store Sales account for 43.29% of all retail sales.
Crime rate indexes recorded for 2010 show that the highest risks are larceny, rape and assault at 69, 63 and 53 points vs. 62, 63 and 53 for state averages. The lowest marks are for motor vehicle theft, murder and robbery risk indexes compared to 76, 84 and 108, respectively, at state level. Overall, the total crime risk index is only 29 vs. 73 for the state.
Regarding the total quality of life index, at 109 is mostly represented by the amusement (119), religion (128) and restaurant (145) indexes. Almost 7% of the residents own 4 or more vehicles (a percentage higher than both the state and national percentages). Two groups of more than 35% each of the population own 1 and 2 vehicles each.
More than 25% of the homes of Farmingdale’s owners are valued in the range of $175,000 to $199,999. None of these are valued above $500,000. The average household income at $72,603 is lower than both the state and national averages. Most households (44.53%) have an income of between $50,000 and $75,000 to $99,999.
Farmingdale Municipal Court
The Farmingdale Municipal Court is a very low-volume court. It only meets once a month, on Mondays at 5:00 p.m. The judge, the Hon. James M. Newman, J.M.C. was appointed earlier this year. Before Judge Newman, the Judge was the Hon. Debra Gelson, J.M.C. The prosecutor is Richard Kelly, Esq.
The Farmingdale Court is located at:
Farmingdale Municipal Court
11 Asbury Ave
Farmingdale, NJ 07727
Call to speak with an experienced lawyer before appearing in court.