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Adult criminal arrests are sent to either the Milltown Municipal Court or the Middlesex County Superior Court, depending on the severity of the offense. For drug offenses in Milltown, possession of marijuana (<50 grams) and drug paraphernalia cases are heard in the municipal court. However, indictable drug charges in Milltown such as possession of CDS and prescription fraud are sent to the Middlesex County Superior Court. Speak with an experienced NJ drug possession lawyer before appearing in court.
Milltown – NJ Info
Milltown was incorporated as a borough in 1889 from portions of North Brunswick Township and reincorporated in 1896.
It has a total area of 1.6 square miles, about 98% of which is land. As of the 2010 Census, there were 6,892 residents, practically unchanged since 2000. The population density was average at 4,452.0 people per square mile in 2000.
In 2000, there were 2,670 housing units. The median house or condo value almost doubled between 2000 and 2009 ($175,400 versus $348,591). The January 2011 cost of living index was 22.5% higher than the national average.
The median age in 2000 was 41.6 years (versus 39.9 in 2009). The largest age group was that of 25 to 44 years (29.5%). Residents below 18 years old represented 22.9% and those from 45 to 64, 25.1%. People 65 years of age or older accounted for 15.7%.
The ancestries in 2000 were Italian (27.5%), Irish (22.5%), German (22.2%), Polish (14.0%), English (7.9%) and Hungarian (7.5%). The racial composition in 2010 was 92.4% White, 6.5% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 3.4% Asian, and 1.2% Black or African American. There are presently 530 foreign-born residents (2.6% Europe, 2.2% Asia, 1.9% Latin America).
In 2000, of the almost 2,627 households 31.7% had children under 18 living with them. More than half the households (60.9%) were made up of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and individuals represented 26.0% and 21.4%. Female householders with no husband present represented 9.9%. Almost 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The median household income in 2000 was $68,429. It rose to $91,843 in 2009. The median family income was $77,869 in 2000. The per capita income increased from $29,996 in 2000 to an estimated $34,846 in 2009. Male median income was $50,338 versus $38,220 for females. About 2.3% of the population was below the poverty line.
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In 2010, there were 18 law enforcement employees, including 15 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 129 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 18.5 and a violent rate of 1.3. There were no murders. The 2009 reports included 2 rapes, 3 robberies, 4 assaults, 12 burglaries, 30 cases of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 19 cases of police force.
Independent data for 2010, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 1 rape, 1 robbery, 2 assault, 12 burglaries, 87 thefts, and 3 motor vehicle thefts. There were no rapes or arsons.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 10.28% did not complete high school versus 35.48% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 24.88%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 21.39% (versus 20.65% statewide). Those with a graduate degree were 7.98% (versus 12.05% statewide).
From 2005 to 2009, the most common industries for males were manufacturing (18%) and retail trade (12%). Females were employed in health care and social assistance (23%) and educational services (17%).