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West Long Branch Court Information
The West Long Branch Municipal Court is located at 399 Monmouth & Deal Road, Oakhurst. Phone: (732) 531-0291. Sessions: First and Third Thursdays or all Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. – Criminal at 11:30 AM. Judge: Hon. Louis Garippo, Jr., P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Steven C. Rubin, Esq. However, this Court does not have jurisdiction over juvenile criminal arrests. All Long Branch juvenile arrests are heard in the Monmouth.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 25 full-time law enforcement employees, including 20 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 298 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 36.8 and a violent rate of 1.5. There were no murders or rapes. The reports included 5 robberies, 7 assaults, 41 burglaries, 51 incidents of domestic violence, 5 bias crimes, and 25 cases of police force.
Independent data, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show only 38 burglaries plus 189 thefts, 3 auto thefts, and no arsons.
West Long Branch – New Jersey
West Long Branch seceded from Eatontown in 1908 to become a borough. It has been known as Hoppersville, Mechanisville and Branchburg. In 1899, it appeared with its current name in the Wolverton Atlas of Monmouth County. It occupies 2.9 square miles, virtually all land. It is home to Monmouth University, a private institution established in 1933.
As of the 2010 Census, there were 8,097 inhabitants, up from 8,258 in 2000. There were about 1,900 families and 2,500 housing units. The unofficial 2000 estimate for house or condo value was $203,000. This rose to $434,254 in 2009 (significantly above state average). The January 2011 cost of living index was 20% higher than the national average.
The 2000 census revealed that the median family income was $80,127. Male median income was about 75% higher than that of females ($59,638 versus $34,000). The median household income was $71,852 (above state average) and the per capita income $27,651. Unofficial 2009 estimates were $83,424 and $30,098, respectively. About 4.5% of the population lived below the poverty level.
The most common ancestries are Italian (36.1%), Irish (20.5%), German (13.4%), English (7.3%), Polish (6.0%), and American (5.0%). As per the 2000 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 94.22% White, 2.92% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 2.23% African American, and 1.21% Asian.
Out of the 2,448 households registered in the 2000 census, 35.5% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 64.9% Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 24.0% and 21.3%, respectively. Those of someone 65 years of age or older living alone were 13.3%.
The median age was 34 years as of the 2000 census. Minors accounted for 21.8% and individuals 65 years of age or older for 14.6%. The other age groups were 22.1% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, and 20.4% from 45 to 64. The proportion of adult females to adult males was 100 to 84.7.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 9.50% did not complete high school versus 27.88% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 24.37%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 22.58% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 15.68% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in construction (14%), retail trade (13%) and professional, scientific and technical services (12%). Females worked in educational services (26%) and retail trade (13%).