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Don’t Go to Howell Court Alone!

The Howell Municipal Municipal Court hears all marijuana possession and DWI arrests in Howell Township. The only exception is where a juvenile or adult felony charges are involved, as the Municipal Court does not have jurisdiction over these matters. All disorderly persons and traffic tickets in Howell are also heard in the Howell Court. If you have a court date approaching in Howell, your best bet is to speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away. Call anytime for a consultation on your case.

Howell Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is located at 251 Preventorium Road, Howell Ph: (732) 938-4848. Sessions: Every Wednesday at 12:30 pm and 5:00 pm, and 1st & 3rd Thursday at 5:00 pm. Judge: Hon. Allen S. Kaplan. Prosecutor: Sean T. Kean, Esq.

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 826 major crimes. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 16.2 and a violent rate of 1.3. The reports included 1 murder, 5 rapes, 19 robberies, 41 assaults, 163 burglaries, 375 incidents of domestic violence (fourth highest in the county), 14 bias crimes and 109 cases of police force (third highest in the county).

Howell – New Jersey

Howell Township was formed from territory taken from Shrewsbury Township in 1801. In addition to its present area, it included what is now the Townships of Wall, Lakewood and Brick as well all the boroughs along the Atlantic Ocean. The Census Bureau records its total area at 61.0 square miles, virtually all of which is land. This makes it one of the largest municipalities in the county.

At the time of the 2010 census, 51,075 people made their home in Howell, up from 48,903 in 2000. The population density was very high at 803 persons per square mile. There were 13,011 families and 16,572 housing units as of the 2000 census. The percentage of renters here is only 9% versus 34% statewide. Unofficial 2000 data place the median contract rent for apartments at $745.00 and the median house or condo value at $130,300. The latter rose to $281,367 in 2008.

Statistics from the 2000 census revel that the median family income was $74,623, and the per capita income $26,143. Male median income was about 60% higher than that of females ($55,349 versus $34,722). The median household income was $68,069. This increased to an estimated $76,391 in 2008, according to unofficial data. About 4.2% of the population lived below the poverty line.

The median age of the population was 36 years. The age breakdown was 30.9% under 18, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% 65 years of age or older. Out of the 16,063 households recounted in the 2000 census, 47.1% had minors living with them. More than half (69.4%) were of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 19.0% and 15.4%, respectively.

In the 2000 census, the principal ancestries cited were German (17.7%), English (12.7%), Irish (11.5%), American (9.9%), Polish (6.6%), French (except Basque) (4.0%) and Italian (2.7%).

The ethnic composition then was 89.99% White, 5.34% Hispanic or Latino of any race, and 3.58% Asian. The most common places of birth for foreign-born residents were India (11%), Canada (9%), Iran (6%), Mexico (6%), Greece (5%), Germany (5%), and Other Eastern Europe (4%).

The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 8.28% did not complete high school versus 30.47% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 29.88%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 22.36% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 9.01% versus 12.05% statewide.

Most males engage in construction (22%), machinery (18%), and agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%). Females work in finance and insurance (21%), agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%), and computer and electronic products (12%).






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