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Matawan Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 150 Main St., Matawan. Phone: (732) 290-2021. Sessions: First and Third Wednesdays at 1PM. Judge: Hon. John G. Colannino. Prosecutor: Sean Kean, Esq.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 25 full-time law enforcement employees, including 23 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 101 major crimes. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 11.5 and a violent rate of 0.6. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. The reports included 3 robberies, 1 assault, 28 burglaries, 104 cases of domestic violence, and 25 of police force.
Additionally, independent data, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 64 thefts, 4 motor vehicle thefts, and no arsons.
Matawan – New Jersey
Matawan was settled by Dutch in the 17th century. It was incorporated as a borough in 1895 from portions of Matawan Township (now Aberdeen Township). In 1931, 1933 and 1939, it was enlarged with portions of Matawan and Madison Townships. As per the Census Bureau, the total area is 2.4 square miles, 95% of which is land.
As per 2010 census, the number of residents had increased to 8,810 from 8,910 in 2000. Then, there were 3,640 housing units. Unofficial data reveal that the median house or condo value in 2000 was $177,200. By 2009, it had almost doubled to $351,535. The January 2011 cost of living index was 21.1% higher than the national average.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $72,183. Male median income was almost 40% higher than that of females ($51,924 versus $37,113). The median household income was $63,594 and the per capita income $30,320. Unofficial 2009 estimates place them at $61,890 and $32,685. About 3 5.4% of the population was below the poverty line.
Out of the 3,531 households counted in the 2000 Census, almost a third (30.2%) had minors living with them. Slightly more than half (54.3%) were of married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and of individuals represented 32.7% and 25.6%.
The most common ancestries are Irish (24.1%), Italian (21.4%), German (14.5%), Polish (9.0%), and English (8.1%). At the time of the 2000 census, the ethnic composition was 82.35% White, 7.99% Asian, 6.53% African American, and 6.45% Hispanic or Latino of any race. By 2010, White residents had decreased to 77.81% at the expense of a rise in Asians (9.93%) and Hispanics or Latinos of any race (9.28%).
The age breakdown, according to the 2000 census, was spread 22.6% under the age of 18, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 7.62% did not complete high school versus 23.77% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 26.15%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 27.88% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 14.57% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in construction (14%), professional, scientific and technical services (12%), and retail trade (10%). Females worked in health care and social assistance (13%), professional, scientific and technical services (13%), retail trade (13%) and educational services (12%).