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Eastampton Criminal Defense

If police in Eastampton have charged you with a drug arrest or criminal offense, call now to begin the defense process. It is important to act fast, certain motions and arguments that you might need to raise have cut-off dates. For example, in a case where a laboratory certificate is involved, like a drug-DWI or CDS possession arrest, your objection to the lab cert must be raised right away, or it will be waived.

Eastampton NJ

Eastampton was incorporated as a township in 1880 from portions of Westampton Township. In 1882, portions of Lumberton and Southampton Townships were incorporated. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, its total area is 5.8 square miles, 1.37% of which is water.

As of the 2000 census, the population was 6,202 (95% urban, 5% rural). There were 1,638 families residing in the township. The population density was very high at 1,077.9 people per square mile. There were 2,312 housing units.

The racial composition in 2000 was 78.25% White, 11.77% African American, 5.42% Asian and 4.72% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The most common first ancestries reported are German (16.0%), Italian (15.4%), Irish (14.5%), English (6.3%), Polish (5.2%), American (4.3%) and Dutch (1.2%). The most usual places of birth of foreign-born residents are Philippines (20%), India (14%), Korea (13%), Germany (12%), Egypt (9%), Iran (5%) and Turkey (4%). Most of the foreign-born residents (69%) are naturalized citizens.

In 2000, there were 2,226 households out of which a large percentage (42.2%) had children under the age of 18 living with them. More than half (61.2%) the households was composed of married couples living together. The households made up of non-families and individuals accounted for 26.4% and 21.5%, respectively.

Eastampton Demographic Info

The median age in 2000 was 35 years. Most of the population (35.3%) belonged to the 25-44 age range. This is followed by those under 18 and individuals from 45 to 64 years (29.5% and 31.0%, respectively). For every 100 adult females, there were 98.2 males.

The median household income in 2000 was $66,406.

This income increased about 30% by 2008 to reach $84,748. The median income for a family in 2000 was $71,765. Males had a median income approximately 50% higher than that of females ($46,486 versus $31,208). The per capita income township was $24,534. About 2.9% of the population was living below the poverty line, versus 8.5 for the whole state. Estimated median house or condo value in 2000 was $141,400. This value rose more than twice to $306,278 in 2008.

The Eastampton Township Police Department encompasses seventeen (16) full-time, sworn officers and two civilian employees. According to the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime, 100 major crimes were committed in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 15.3 and a violent rate of 0.6. There were no murders, robberies or bias crimes that year. The reports included 1 rape, 3 assaults, 23 burglaries, 41 cases of domestic violence and 17 incidents of police force.

The 2010 statistics for the highest education level attained by the population age 25 and over reflects that 7.12% did not complete high school versus 28.36% (14.15% and 30.00% statewide). Those who completed a bachelor’s and doctorate degree represent 22.98% and 9.33% (versus 10.65% and 12.05% statewide).

More than a fourth of the male population is employed in public administration (12%), construction (6%), educational services (5%), and professional, scientific and technical services (5%). Females are engaged in health care (15%) and public administration (11%).






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