Southampton Criminal Defense
Typical arrests in Southampton, NJ, are for marijuana possession, CDS and drug possession, and DWI. All juvenile criminal charges in Southampton are handled by the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. Adult felony arrests in Southampton are also sent to that office for prosecution. Call now to speak with a criminal defense lawyer if you are charged with a crime or DWI in Southampton.
Southampton Town Info
What is now Southampton was originally incorporated as Coaxen Township in 1845. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has a total area of 44.3 square miles, most of which is land. As of the 2000 Census, the population was 10,388, 27% rural. Males represented 46.7% versus 53.3% females.
The median age of the male residents was 49.7 years versus 52.7 years. This results in an overall median age of 50 years. This township has the second highest senior population (31.9%) in the seven suburban counties of Philadelphia, in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The other age groups represent 17.8% of those younger than 18; 21.2% from 25 to 44, and 24.5% from 45 to 64.
The population density was high at 236 people per square mile and about 3,000 families. There were about 4,750 housing units. The median house or condo value in 2000 was $111,000. The estimated value in 2008 was more double at $238,776.
The median household income in 2000 was $44,419. By 2008, the estimated median household income had risen more than 25% to $56,688. Families had a median income of $57,419. The per capita income was $26,977. Males had a median income more than 50% that of females ($45,785 versus $30,134). Approximately 3.9% of the inhabitants were living below the poverty line.
The most common first ancestries cited are German (21.2%), Irish (18.8%), English (13.0%), Italian (11.2%), American (8.8%), Polish (6.2%) and Scotch-Irish (1.7%). In 2000, the racial composition was 97.09% White, 1.29% Hispanic or Latino of any race and 1.20% African American.
There are now 356 foreign-born residents, 81% of whom are naturalized citizens. The most usual places of birth for the foreign-born are Germany (26%), United Kingdom (10%), Poland (9%), Korea (7%), Cuba (6%), Japan (5%) and Italy (4%).
According to the 2000 Census, there were almost 4,600 households, 19.8% of which had children younger than 18 living with them. More than half the households (57.2%) were composed of married couples living together. A third (33.4%) were made up of non-families. Individuals represented 29.9% of the households. Households made up of someone living alone 65 years old and over accounted for 21.3%.
Southampton Crime & School Data
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 127 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 11.7 and a violent rate of 0.5. There were no murders, rapes, robberies, bias crimes or incidents of police force. The reports for 2009 included 5 assaults, 45 burglaries, 36 cases of domestic violence.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 12.74% did not complete high school versus 44,01% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 23.19 Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 13.23%. Those with a graduate degree were 6.83%.
The most common industries in which males engage are construction (15%), educational services (6%) and public administration (5%). On the other hand, females are employed in health care (16%) and educational services (15%).