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Middletown Criminal Info
The Middletown Police Department is the largest municipal force in Monmouth County. As of February 2011, it consisted of 130 full-time, sworn police officers and 27 civilian employees. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 930 major crimes. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 14.0 and a violent rate of 0.7. There were no murders. The reports included 4 rapes, 11 robberies, 31 assaults, 154 burglaries (third highest rate in the county), 320 incidents of domestic violence, 6 bias crimes, and 131 cases of police force (the highest rate in the county).
The Municipal court is located at 1 Kings Highway, Middletown. Phone: (732) 615-2036. Sessions: Every Monday at 8:30 a.m.; Second and Fourth Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.; First, Second, Third and Fourth Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. Judge: Chief Judge, Hon. Richard B. Thompson. Prosecutor: Gerald Massell, Esq. (Chief Prosecutor).
Middletown – New Jersey
English settled Middletown Township in 1665. It was one of the first three original townships formed when Monmouth County was organized into municipalities in 1693. It was incorporated as a township in 1698.
As per the Census Bureau, its total area of 59.35 square miles is mostly land (69.28%). The 2010 census registered 66,522 inhabitants. There were 18,100 families and 23,841 housing units in 2000. According to unofficial statistics, in 2008 ten percent of these were rented apartments at a median of $1,026 versus $935 statewide. The estimated median house or condo value in 2000 was $204,300, doubling to $443,629 in 2008 (also unofficial data).
As of the 2000 census, the per capita income was $34,196. Male median income was about 67% higher than that of females ($60,755 versus $36,229). The median household income was $75,566, and the median family income was $86,124. According to 2007 estimates from the American Community Survey, these rose to $85,049 and $99,862, respectively). About 3.1% of the population was below the poverty level.
CNN Money listed Middletown in the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2006, 2008, and 2010.
The 2000 census registered 23,236 households, 37.9% of which had minors living with them. More than half (67.3%) were of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 22.1% and 18.9%.
The racial makeup as of the 2000 census was 94.71% White, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 2.59% Asian and 1.21% African American. The principal ancestries are Italian (26.8%), Irish (24.7%), German (10.3%), and Polish (5.7%). Most foreign-born residents were born in Italy (10%), India (8%), United Kingdom (8%), Germany (5%), Ireland (5%), Canada (5%) and Colombia (3%).
The major age groups as of the 2000 census were those under 18 (26.3%), from 25 to 44 (28.6%) and from 45 to 64 (25.9%). Less than 13% were 65 years of age and over. The median age was 39 years.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 6.67% did not complete high school versus 29.47% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 25.16%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 23.86% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 14.84% versus 12.05% statewide.
The principal industries in which males engage are finance and insurance (13%), construction (10%), professional, scientific, and technical services (10%). Females work in health care (16%) and educational services (15%).