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Hamilton Township Municipal Court
The Hamilton Township Municipal Court is located at 1270 Whitehorse Road, Trenton. Phone: (609)-581-4071, 4072. Judges: R. Douglas Hoffman, Chief Judge, and Hon. Kenneth W. Lozier. Prosecutors: Jerry Dasti, Esq.; Prosecutor: D.G. Sarsfield, Esq. Hours: Weekdays at 8:30 AM, Monday – Thursday at 1:00 PM, Tuesday at 6 PM.
The Hamilton Police Department has 182 sworn officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 2,076 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 23.5 and a violent rate of 2.1. There were 2 murders, 3 rapes, 101 robberies, 83 assaults, 436 burglaries, 626 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 208 cases of police force. The total number of major crimes and those of robberies, burglaries, domestic violence and police force rank second in the county.
Hamilton – New Jersey
What is now Hamilton was organized in 1686 with the name of Town of Nottingham. In 1842, it was incorporated as Hamilton Township from portions of the now extinct Nottingham Township. It is located in central New Jersey, east of Trenton. It occupies 40.4 square miles, containing over 64 public parks and playgrounds. It is home to one of the largest recreational parks in the state and is one of the largest municipalities in the state. The equivalent of a “downtown” is formed by a number of former “villages”.
Hamilton Township has received favorable ratings as best place to live in the country (51st place) and in the state (4th place) according to a survey made by CNN/Money Magazine in 2008.
The population density is very high. As of the 2010 census, there were 88,464 inhabitants, up from 87,109 in 2000. The most common ancestries are Italian (25.3%), Irish (12.9%), German (10.3%), Polish (9.6%), and English (6.1%). The racial and ethnic composition, according to the 2000 Census, was 85.15% White, 8.16% African American, 5.13% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.56% Asian.
There were 23,667 families and 34,535 housing units, at the time of the 2000 census. Unofficial estimates place the house or condo value at $135,100 in 2000 and $293,231 in 2008.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $66,986. Male median income was about 37% higher than that of females ($46,360 versus $33,673). The per capita income was $25,441. The median household income was $57,110. An unofficial 2008 estimate places it at $72,884. The percentage of population living below the poverty line was 4.2.
Out of the 33,523 households registered in the 2000 Census, 31.2% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 55.3%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 29.4% and 24.5%.
The median age was 39 years as per the 2000 census. The age breakdown was 23.2% under 18, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% 65 or older. For every 100 adult females age, there were 87.0 adult males.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 13.17% had not completed high school versus 34.25% who had. Those with some college and associate degree were 27.25%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 16.98% versus 20.65% statewide, and of a graduate degree 8.08% versus 12.05% statewide.
Main industries providing employment are educational services (15% females vs. 6% males), health care (15% females), public administration (14% females vs. 13% males), and construction (10% males). Speak with a defense lawyer today if you have been arrested in Hamilton Township.