Defense Attorney for Hamilton Township Juvenile Arrests
If a juvenile in your family has been arrested in Hamilton, give my office a call today for help. I have helped families in defending juvenile clients in most New Jersey county courts. The cases I have handled range from criminal mischief to armed robbery. Juvenile Court is very different from adult court, but not any less serious.
Hamilton Twp Court & Crime Stats
The Municipal Court is located at 6101 13th Street, Mays Landing. Phone: (609) 625-6621. Judge: Hon. H. Robert Switzer, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Michele Verno, Esq. Sessions: Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.; Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
In 2010, the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 1,154 major crimes (3rd highest in the county). The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 43.5 and 2.7. There occurred 4 murders, 8 rapes, 21 robberies, 39 assaults, 155 burglaries, 869 incidents of domestic violence (2nd highest in the county), 2 bias crimes, and 83 cases of police force.
Demographics on Hamilton NJ
The Township of Hamilton was established in 1813, from areas of the townships of Egg Harbor and Weymouth, still within Gloucester County. When Atlantic County was created in 1837, it became one of its municipalities.
In terms of land area, Hamilton is the biggest municipality in New Jersey. It is very densely populated with some 238 inhabitants per square mile. As of the 2010 census, 26,503 people called it home, up from 20,499 in 2000.
There were 10,196 housing units. City-data places the percentage of renters below the state level (24% versus 34%). It also estimated the median 2008 contract rent for apartments at $948 and the median house or condo value at $215,806 (versus $364,100 statewide).
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 4%-9% margin of error) that the median household income was $59,085 and the median family income $62,354. Males had a median income % higher than females ($47,110 versus $36,615. The per capita was $25,292. (All figures in 2010-inflation adjusted dollars). Approximately 10% of the population lived below the poverty level. This includes 13.1% of minors and 9.2% of seniors.
As of the 2010 census, 67.96% of the population was White, 18.55% African American, 5.41% Asian,and 12.79% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The rate of foreign-born residents (55% naturalized citizens) was below the state average (6.6% versus 17.5%). The major ancestries are Italian (18.1%), German (15.1%), and Irish (13.1%).
Of the households registered in the 2010 census, 32.7% had minors living with them. Married couples living together were 48.1%. Household composed of non-families and of individuals represented more than those headed by a female without a husband present (29.5% and 22.7% versus 16.7%). Minors accounted for 24.1% and seniors for 10.5%. The median age was 37.1 years.
As per City-melt, in 2010 the percentages of residents age 25 and over with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were below state levels (15.38% and 3.46% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). More than 33.00% had completed high school. Those with some college or associate degree were 26.76%.
The most common industries for males are Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%), Construction (11%), Accommodation and food services (10%), and Public administration (9%). Females work in Health care (15%), Arts, entertainment and recreation (14%), and Educational services (12%).