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Little Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court
665 Radio Rd
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
Little Egg Harbor Town Info
Little Egg Harbor Township was formed as Egg Harbour Township in 1740 and became part of Ocean County in 1891. According to the U.S. Censes Bureau, it has a total area of 73.2 square miles, almost two thirds of which are land.
As of the 2000 census, there were 15,945 people (89% urban and 11% rural population), increasing to a record high of 20.065 by the 2010 census. At the time of the 2000 census, there were 6,179 households and 4,442 families residing in the township.
In 2000, the racial makeup was 96.22% White, 3.26% Hispanic or Latino of any race, and less than one percent each of other races. The most common first ancestries reported in Little Egg Harbor are Italian (24.3%), Irish (18.0%), German (16.3%), English (7.7%) and Polish (6.9%).
There were 6,179 households in 2000, out of which almost a third (30.3%) had children under the age of 18 living with them. More than half (56.8%) of the households were made up of married couples living together, 28.1% of non-families and 22.5% of individuals. People living alone who were 65 years of age or older represented 10.7% of the households.
The median age of the population was 40 years, and for every 100 adult females there were 98.8 adult males. Almost a fourth of the population (24.2%) was under the age of 18 and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in 2000 was $45,628, rising to an estimated $58,231 by 2008. The per capita income was $20,619, with males having a median income of $39,668 versus $29,576 for females. About 6.5% of the population was living below the poverty line (versus 8.5% for the whole state) including 9.4% of those under the age of 18. The median house or condo value in 2000 was $98,700, more than doubling by 2008 to reach $213,534.
Little Egg Criminal Data
In 2009 there were 17 full-time law enforcement employees, including 12 police officers. The 2009 reports from the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime show that there occurred a total of 466 major crimes for a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 22.5 and a violent rate of 2.5. There occurred 1 murder, 11 rapes, 3 robberies, 29 assaults, 66 burglaries, 6 bias crimes, 302 cases of domestic violence and 65 of police force.
During the period 2005-2009, approximately a third of the male population was employed in construction (13%), arts, entertainment and recreation (12%) and public administration (8%). The same proportion of females was engaged in health care (22%), educational services (11%) and accommodation and food services (10%).
The data from the 2000 census for educational attainment of the population 25 years and older reflects that 41.7% were high school graduates (vs. 29.4 for the state). Holders of an associate’s degree accounted for 24.2% (vs. 22.9 for the state), bachelors 10.6% (vs. 19.8% statewide) and holders of a master’s, professional or doctorate degree represented 4.5% (vs. 11.0% for the state).