Pemberton Court Lawyer
If you have been charged by Pemberton Police with a drug arrest, DWI or criminal charge, call now to speak with an experienced defense lawyer. While CDS & Drug possession charges carry the possibility of jail, prison, and mandatory driver’s license suspension, defenses and diversionary programs exist in most cases. Call now for a consultation on your case.
All Pemberton DWI arrests, most marijuana and paraphernalia possession charges and traffic tickets are tried in the Pemberton Municipal Court. Pemberton Juvenile and adult felony charges are sent to the Burlington County Superior Court for resolution.
Pemberton Town Statistics
Pemberton, formerly New Mills, was incorporated as a borough in 1826. Around 1894, it became an independent municipality within the boundaries of Pemberton Township. It has a total area at 0.6 square miles, of which close to 96% is land.
According to the 2000 Census, there were 1,210 inhabitants. The population grew to an estimated 1,581 by 2009. The ratio of females to males according to age shows that for every 100 females younger than 18, there were 103.0 males. For every 100 adult females, there were 95.6 males.
The median age of residents in 2000 was below the state’s median age (33.9 versus 36.7 years). More than a third of the population (34.7%) was between 25 to 44 years old. There were more people under 18 than those aged 55 to 64 (26.8% versus.20.1%).
There were 470 households in 2000. From then to 2009, the median income for a household rose from $44,063 to an estimated $63,362. The 316 families had a median income of $48,500. Males had a median income almost 40% higher than females ($34,911 versus $25,474).
The per capita income experienced an increase of more than 50% from $18,909 in 2000 to $28,380 in 2009. The estimated house or condo value in 2000 was $113,700, which more than doubled by 2009 to $234,456. The January 2011 cost of living index was near the U.S. average. About 7.8% of the population was below the poverty line in 2000.
In 2000, the races represented were White (78.43%), African American (12.73%), Hispanic or Latino of any race (8.60%) and Asian (2.40%). The most common ancestries are German (17.6%), Irish (15.7%), English (14.1%), Italian (10.7%), American (4.6%) and Scottish (3.3%).
Of the close to 500 households, 35.7% had children younger than 18 living with them. Almost half the households (44.7%) were composed of married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and individuals represented 32.6% and 26.4%, respectively.
The Police Department has six full-time law enforcement employees, all police officers. According to the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime, 22 major crimes were committed in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 14.3 and a violent rate of 0.6. There were no murders, robberies, assaults or bias crimes. The reports for 2009 included 1 rape, 3 burglaries, 18 incidents of domestic violence, and 6 cases of police force. Independent data for 2010, which do not tale into account bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 2 robberies, 6 assaults, 6 burglaries, 17 thefts, 5 auto thefts. There were no reports of arson, murder or rape.
As of 2000, of the population aged 25 and over 37.9% were high school graduates. Those who completed a bachelor’s degree represented 11.2%. Holders of a Master’s, professional or doctorate degree accounted for 4.3%. From 2005 to 2009, forty percent of the male population was engaged in retail trade (17%), public administration (17%) and wholesale trade (13%). Almost half of the females were employed in educational services (25%) and health care and social assistance (22%).