Ocean Township Charges
Ocean Township has the same drug and traffic issues as most other suburban central NJ towns. Speeding tickets, DWI arrests and marijuana possession charges are the most typical charges that the Ocean Township Court deals with. If you are facing charges in the Ocean Township Court, call now to speak with a Monmouth County defense lawyer.
Ocean Township Municipal Court (Monmouth)
The Ocean Township Municipal Court in Monmouth County is often confused with the Ocean Township (Waretown – Ocean County) court. It is also sometimes known as the “Oakhurst” Court. The court is located at 399 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst N.J 07755 (intersection of Deal and Monmouth Roads).
The phone number is (732) 531-5005 and the fax number is (732) 531-5420. The Court meets on Tuesdays. The judge is the Honorable Joel Kreizman, J.M.C. The court has jurisdiction over violations such as traffic and DUI matters. Disorderly Persons charges are also heard in the Ocean Court.
Ocean Township New Jersey (Oakhurst)
Ocean Township located in east central Monmouth County. his is not the only community in New Jersey named Ocean. There are seven other communities named Ocean in New Jersey, including two in Monmouth County (Ocean Grove and Oceanport Borough).
The Township of Ocean was created in 1849. The original boundaries of the Township stretched from the Shrewsbury River to the southern tip of Avon by the Sea. Its present boundaries are Eatontown and West Long Branch on the north; Long Branch, Deal, Allenhurst and Interlaken on the east, Neptune and Asbury Park on the south; and Tinton Falls on the west.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 11.1 square miles, most of which is land. As of the 2000 census, there were 26,959 people, all urban population. Out of the 10,254 households, 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them. Almost a third of the people residing in the township were non-families.
The principal ancestry groups reported by Ocean residents include 18% Italian, 15% Irish, 11% German and 6% each English and Black or African American. As of the 2000 census, the racial composition of Ocean Township was made up of 84.48% White, 6.27% Asian, 5.67% African American, and 4.51% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
The most common places of birth of foreign-born residents in Ocean Township include 11% Haiti, 9% India, 6% Russia and 5% each Philippines and Italy.
The median age of the residents of Ocean Township was 38 years. A quarter of the population is under the age of 18 and 12.1% accounts for those 65 years of age or older. More than half (58.3%) of the households were married couples living together.
The median income for a household in Ocean Township was $62,058 in 2000. This rose by almost 30% in 2008 to reach $79,199. However, the per capita income of the township was only $30,581, compared with $21,587 nationally.
The estimated median house or condo value in 2008 was $430,167 (up from $198,100 in 2000). Approximately 3.6% out of the 7,341 families and 5.0% of the population were living below the poverty lie at the time of the 2000 census, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those aged 65 or over.
More than a third (39%) of Ocean Township residents age 25 and older have a bachelor’s or advanced college degree. High school graduates including equivalency account for almost a quarter of the population.
The major industries in which Ocean Township residents are engaged are represented by health care (16% only females), professional, scientific and technical services (11% males vs. 8% females), educational services (15% only females), construction (10% only males), finance and insurance (7% males vs. 6% females) and public administration (6% males and 7% females).