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Don’t Go to Fanwood Court Alone!

Municipal Court can be an intimidating place. When you go to court in Fanwood, you will notice a prosecutor, who represents the State. You should have competent legal representation as well. Call now to speak with an experienced defense attorney if you have a court appearance scheduled in Fanwood.

Typical Fanwood arrests are made for driving while intoxicated, marijuana possession and other disorderly persons offenses. The court is located at 75 North Martine Avenue Fanwood, NJ 07023. All juvenile arrests in Fanwood are referred to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

Fanwood – NJ

Fanwood Borough was founded in 1895 around the Central Railroad of New Jersey, which passed through during the 1800s. The old Fanwood train station, built in 1874, stands as the oldest original train station in Union County.

It has a total area at 1.3 square miles, all of it land. The 2000 Census recounted 7,174 persons for an average population density. There were 87.9 adult males for every 100 adult females. There were 2,615 housing units with a median value of $225,000 in 2000. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $429,802. The January 2011 cost of living index was 19.1% higher than the national average.

The age breakdown of the population in 2000 was 25.8% under the age of 18, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who 65 years or older. The median age was 39 years.

The most common ancestries reported are Italian (23.2%), Irish (23.0%), German (20.6%), English (6.4%), Polish (6.4%), and Russian (3.7%). There are now 858 foreign-born residents (6.1% Europe, 3.0% Asia, 1.3% Latin America). The ethnic composition in 2000 was 88.30% White, 5.14% African American, 3.79% Hispanic or Latino of any race, and 4.39% Asian.

In 2000, more than a third (38.5%) of the 2,574 households had minors living with them. Almost two thirds (70.0%) were composed of married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and individuals represented 20.2% and 18.0%, respectively.

The median household income in 2000 was $85,233. This increased to an estimated $113,327 in 2009. Likewise, the per capita income rose from $34,804 in 2000 to $43,143 in 2009. In 2000, the median family income was $99,232. Male median income was $65,519 versus $40,921 for females. About 3.4% of the population was below the poverty line.

Fanwood Criminal Defense

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 18 full-time law enforcement employees, including 17 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 90 major crimes in 2009.

This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 12.3 and a violent rate of 0.0. There were no murders, rapes, robberies, assaults or bias crimes. The 2009 reports included 6 burglaries, 14 cases of domestic violence, and 18 cases of police force. Independent data for 2010, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 81 thefts and 3 motor vehicle thefts and no cases of arson.

The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 3.70% did not complete high school versus 19.50% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 23.68%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 34.39% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 18.73% versus 12.05% statewide.

From 2005 to 2009, most males were engaged in retail trade (12%), finance and insurance (12%), professional, scientific and technical services (11%), and manufacturing (10%). Females were employed in health care and social assistance (25%), educational services (20%), and retail trade (13%).






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