Ewing DWI Lawyer
Most Ewing DWI arrests result after you are stopped for a traffic ticket and police smell alcohol on your breath. In these cases, the officer will likely ask you to perform standard field sobriety testing before arresting you are bringing you back to the station for breath testing. However, New Jersey DWI charges can also be filed for drug intoxication as well. If you are facing a Ewing drug chargeor DWI, call to speak with an experienced defense attorney.
Ewing – New Jersey
Ewing Township is a community named after Charles Ewing, Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court from 1824 to 1832. It was incorporated as a township in 1834 from portions of Trenton Township and became part of Mercer County in 1838. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this township has a total area of 15.6 square miles, of which more than 98% is land, and the water portion is mostly the Delaware River.
Ewing is the home of The College of New Jersey, the headquarters of New Jersey State Police, the Jones Farm State Correction Institute, the Trenton Psychiatric Institute, the headquarters of the N.J. Department of Transportation, and Trenton-Mercer Airport (KTTN), where N.J.’s weather observations are located.
As of the 2010 Census, the population was 35,790, a small increase from the 2000 census count of 35,707. There were 12,551 households in 2000, out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them.
Black or African American, at 25%, represents the most cited ancestry. Data on other ancestries in this township vary, citing Italian between 14% and 16.7%, Irish 13% to 15.4%, German 12% to 14%, English 9% to 10.1%.
The racial composition at the time of the 2000 census was 69.02% White, 24.82% African American, 4.4% Hispanic or Latino of any race and 2.27% Asian. By 2010, it had changed to: 65.06% White, 27.04% Black or African American, 6.19% Hispanic and 3.38% Asian.
The age distribution of the population was spread out with 18.0% under the age of 18 and at the other end, 15.8% people 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years.
At the time of the 2000 Census, the median income for a household was $57,274, increasing in 2009 to an estimated $70,461 and further to $77,509 by 2010. The estimated median house or condo value in 200 was $132,200. This figure almost doubled by 2008 to reach $257,381. Approximately 3.3% of families and 6.4% of the population were living below the poverty line in 2000. Unemployment stood at 4.6%. The January 2011 cost of living index was 115.1.
Between 2001 and 2003, a total of nine fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ewing according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This represents a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 people, lower than the national norm.
The 2010 crime rate indexes for this township show a total crime risk index of 5 versus 73 for the state and 100 as a national norm. The lowest risk indexes are represented by robbery (2 versus 108), murder (2 versus 84) and motor vehicle theft (6 versus 76). The highest risk indexes are larceny (12 versus 62), burglary (4 versus 66), assault (3 versus 62) and rape (2 versus 39).
The highest education level attained by the population age 25 and over in 2010 show that 12.46% had not completed high school. Holders of an associate degree represented 7.09%. Individuals who completed a bachelor’s or graduate degree accounted for 31.41%.