Defense Attorney for Hillsborough Juvenile Case
If your juvenile child is facing charges in Somerset County, speak with an experienced defense lawyer as soon as possible. Even if police just want to question your child, consulting with an attorney in advance can help determine whether this is in your child’s best interests. Give my office a call so we can answer your questions and make sure your child’s rights are protected.
Hillsborough Criminal Justice Data
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 284 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 7.4 and a violent rate of 0.4. There were no murders. The reports included 2 rapes, 2 robberies, 10 assaults, 61 burglaries, 323 incidents of domestic violence (second highest in the county), 3 bias crimes, and 70 cases of police force.
The Municipal Court is located at 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough. Phone: (908) 369-4313. Sessions: Mondays at 5:00 p.m.; Tuesdays at 3:00 PM and 4:00. PM. Judge: Hon. John F. Richardson, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Frank A. Blandino, Esq. This court does not have jurisdiction over juvenile delinquency charges. All Hillsborough juvenile charges are resolved at the Somerset County Superior Court or through a diversionary program.
Hillsborough Township – New Jersey
Hillsborough Township was initially formed by Royal Charter in 1771, from portions of Western precinct. In 1798, it was incorporated as one of the state’s original 104 townships.
Its territory covers almost 55 square miles and has a high population density of 570 persons per square mile. The number of inhabitants has risen from 36,634 in 2000 to 38,303 as of the 2010 census.
As of the 2000 census, there were 9,802 families and 12,854 housing units. The percentage of renters was below the state level (14% versus 34%). Unofficial 2008 figures estimated the median contract rent for apartments at $1,170 and the median house or condo value at $496,966.
Statistics from the 2000 census show that the median household income was $83,290, and the median family income $93,933. As per 2007 estimates from the Census Bureau, these figures had risen to $100,674 and $113,055, respectively. Males had a median income 48% higher than females ($62,273 versus $42,052). The per capita income was $33,091. About 3.1% of the population was below the poverty line.
The most common ancestries are Italian (20.2%), Irish (13.1%), Polish (10.4%), and German (10.1%). As of the 2000 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 85.8&% White, 7.31% Asian, 4.75% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.76% African American. The percentage of foreign-born residents was below the state average (12.1% versus 17.5%). India (12%), Poland (8%) and Philippines (6%) are the main countries of birth of foreign-born residents.
Of the 12,649 households registered in the 2000 census, 44.9% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 67.6%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 22.5% and 17.8%.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 36 years. The age breakdown was 29.1% under 18, 34.7% from 25 to 44, and 23.3% from 45 to 64.
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 significantly above state levels (32.24% and 17.66% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 6.00% had not completed high school versus 19.37% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 25.41%.
The major industries in which males engage are Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%), Construction (8%), Chemicals (7%), and Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (7%). Females work in Educational services (14%), Health care (13%), and Finance and insurance (8%).