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Arrested in Bass River?

If you were arrested by Bass River Police or New Jersey State Police, call now to speak with an experienced New Jersey Defense lawyer. We will work diligently to ensure that your rights are protected. You best chance of defending against a Bass River drug arrest or DWI is to retain a good attorney as soon as possible.

Traffic violations, including DUI in Bass River are heard in Bass River Municipal Court. Felony drug charges and all juvenile criminal arrests in Bass River are sent to the Burlington County Superior Court. I defend clients in both courts. Call now for a consultation on your case.

Bass River, New Jersey

Bass River Township was incorporated in 1864 from portions of Little Egg Harbor and Washington Townships. It is located on the eastern edge of Burlington County in the New Jersey Pinelands. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has a total area of 78.2 square miles, of which only 3.03% is water.

As of the 2000 census, there were 1,510 people (all rural population). The population density is low at 19.9 people per square mile. There were 409 families and 602 housing units.

In 2000, there were 548 households out of which more than a third (35.8%) had children under the age of 18 living with them. More than half the households (59.1%) were composed of married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and individuals represented 25.2% and 19.3%, respectively.

The racial composition in 2000 was 98.87% White and 2.19% Hispanic of Latino of any race. The other races only represented less than one percent each. The most common first ancestries reported are German (19.2%), Irish (18.6%), Italian (15.8%), English (11.6%), and Polish (7.4%). The most common places of birth of foreign-born residents are Italy (23%), Korea (17%), Egypt (17%), United Kingdom (13%), Cuba (10%), Ukraine (8%) and Germany (4%).

More than half the population (54%) in 2000 belonged to the 25 to 64 age bracket. The median age was 38 years. Individuals under the age of 18 accounted for 26.8%. For every 100 adult females, there were 104.6 males.

Demographic & Criminal Stats for Bass River

The median household income in 2000 was $47,469. This rose to an estimated $60,580 in 2008. The median family income was $51,167. The difference between male and female income was about 30% ($35,179 versus $27,222). The per capita income was $20,382. About 5.2% of the population was below the poverty line (versus 8.5% for the whole state). The estimated median house or condo value was $96,000 in 2000. This value went up to $199,274 in 2008. Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living is 11.0% higher than the U.S. average.

According to the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime, the number of major crimes in 2009 was 59. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 38.3 and a violent rate of 3.9. There were no murders, rapes, robberies, bias crimes or cases of police force. Reports included 6 assaults, 20 burglaries, and 10 cases of domestic violence.

The statistics of the 2000 census regarding the highest educational attainment of the population aged 25 and over showed that 39.3% had completed high school (versus 29.4% statewide). Individuals with some college or associate’s degree were 23.3%, close to the state level of 22.9%. Holders of bachelor’s or doctorate degree represented 13.1% and 4.8% (versus 18.8% and 11.0% statewide).

The most common industries in which close to half the males currently engage are construction (28%), arts, entertainment and recreation (8%) and public administration (5%). More than a third of the females are employed in health care (21%), arts, entertainment and recreation (9%), and educational services (8%).






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