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The Jamesburg Municipal Court has jurisdiction over disorderly persons offenses, DWI arrests and traffic tickets issued by Jamesburg Police. The Jamesburg Court is located at 131 Perrineville Road, Jamesburg, NJ 08831. The prosecutor is Christopher Raffano, Esq. The judge is the Hon. Edward Herman, J.M.C. Your best move is to call an experienced defense lawyer if your are facing charges in Jamesburg.

Jamesburg – NJ

Jamesburg was formed as a borough in 1887 from portions of Monroe Township. Its incorporation was confirmed in 1915. According to the Census Bureau, it has a total area of 0.9 square miles, all of it land.

As of the 2000 Census, there were 6,205 residents. In July 2009, the population was estimated at 6,366. The population density was high at 7,148 persons per square mile. There were 2,240 housing units with a median value of $138,800. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 more than doubled to $317,472. The January 2011 cost of living index was 22% higher than the national average.

The ancestries reported in 2000 were Italian (25.3%), German (18.9%), Polish (15.4%), Irish (14.9%), English (6.35%) and Hungarian (4.7%). The racial composition in 2000 was 82.82% White, 10.06% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 8.83% African American and 2.22% Asian. There are presently 681 foreign-born residents (4.2% Europe, 3.8% Latin America, 1.8% Africa and 1.4% Asia). The median age in 2000 was 35 years. The largest age group was that of 25 to 44 years (35.6%). Residents under the age of 18 represented 24.6% and those from 45 to 64, 21.5%.

In 2000, of the almost 2,200 households 35.4% had children younger than 18 living with them. More than half the households (54.7%) were made up of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and individuals represented 28.7% and 22.4%. Female householders with no husband present represented 12.1%.

The median household income in 2000 was $59,461. In 2009, it was estimated at $61,703. The median income for the 1,551 families was $67,887. The per capita income in 2000 was $23,325, rising to an estimated $32,150 in 2009. Male median income was $45,019 versus $33,333 for females. About 3.5% of the population was below the poverty line.

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In 2010, there were 18 full-time law enforcement employees, including 13 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 47 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 7.4 and a violent rate of 1.1. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. The 2009 reports included 4 robberies, 3 assaults, 15 burglaries, 29 cases of domestic violence, and 17 cases of police force.

Independent data for 2010, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 2 rapes, 3 robberies, 3 assaults, 17 burglaries, 41 thefts, 4 auto thefts, and 1 case of arson. There were no murders.

The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 13.70% did not complete high school versus 37.21% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 27.27%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 16.48% (versus 20.65% statewide). Those with a graduate degree were 5.34% (versus 12.05% statewide).

From 2005 to 2009, the most common industries for males were construction (13%), retail trade (11%), and professional, scientific and technical services (11%). Females were employed in retail trade (15%), health care and social assistance (12%) and educational services (12%).






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