Fair Haven Criminal Defense
The most serious charge commonly made in Fair Haven is DWI. Fair Haven lies just east of Red Bank and west of Rumson and Sea Bright. Some drivers make the mistake of drinking in Red Bank and Sea Bright and then driving through Fair Haven. If you facing a DWI, drug charge or criminal arrest in Fair Haven, call to speak with a Monmouth County defense attorney.
Criminal arrests are relatively uncommon in Fair Haven. However, arrests for marijuana possession and other CDS possession charges are not uncommon in Fair Haven. Most arrests and DWI charges are given to adults. However, juvenile are charged with offenses in Fair Haven occasionally.
Fair Haven, New Jersey
Fair Haven is a borough in Monmouth County, incorporated in 1912 from portions of Shrewsbury Township. In 1957, portions of the borough were exchanged with Red Bank. The first permanent settlement of this borough dates to a structure built in 1816 at the Navesink River.
As per the Census Bureau, Fair Haven has a total area of 1.7 square miles of which more than 90% is land. Total population as of 2007 was 5,920 inhabitants. For the same year, the racial make up was mostly White (93.87%), with 4.09% African American and 1.33 Hispanic or Latino.
By 2010, the percentage of Hispanics or Latinos had grown to 2.85%. The median age of Fair Haven’s population is 37.90. Ancestry of most of Fair Haven’s residents is represented by 31.2% Irish, 22.1% German, 16.6% Italian, 12.0% English and 7.5% Polish.
For the year 2010, non-official figures for crime rate indexes show a total crime risk index of 27 vs.73 for the state. The highest figures belong to larceny and burglary at 51 and 30, both below the state level. The murder risk index is significantly low at 1 vs. 84 for the sate. Rape, robbery and motor vehicle theft risk indexes at 7 points each are also noteworthy, particularly robbery compared to 108 for the state. These statistics, added to the culture index of 139 vs. 58 for the state, account for a quality of life index of 111 vs. 93 for the state.
The highest education level attained by almost two thirds of the population age 25 and over as of 2010 can be broken down into 36.47% who completed Bachelor’s degree and 27.31% who completed a Graduate degree, both well above the state and national levels. The figures for population that did not complete high school (2.03%) or who completed Associate degree likewise compare favorably with state and national levels. Only 66.72% of the children age 3 and over are not enrolled in school vs. 72.67% and 71.64% at state and national level, respectively.
The median value of owned households is $465.434 (almost double the state value). Homes valued at more than $1,000,000 account for 4.97% of the total (more than twice state and national values). More than 25% of the residents have an income of $200,000 and over 26.86%, again significantly surpassing state (8.25%) and national (4.38%) percentages. Likewise, more households have 2 vehicles (55.57% vs. 37.64).
The estimated median household income in 2009 was $105,395 up from $97,220 in 2000. The same occurs with the estimated median house or condo value, which increased from was $309,100 in 2000 to $685,793 in 2009. Summarizing, compared to New Jersey state average, the median household income and median house value are significantly above state average.
The most common industries in Fair Haven are finance and insurance (21%) and professional, scientific and technical services (18%). In 2009, there were 13 full-time law enforcement employees represented by the same number of police officers.
Fair Haven Municipal Court
Address: Fair Haven Municipal Court
748 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ 07704
Judge: The Hon. James M. Newman, J.M.C.
Court Administrator: Gale Connor
Phone: 732-747-0241 ext. 224