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Monroe Township Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 3 Municipal Plaza, Jamesburg. Phone 732-521-4020. Judge: George Boyd. Prosecutor: Bernard H. Shihar, Esq. Court Sessions: First 3 Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Fourth Thursday at 3:00 p.m. All other Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 305 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 7.8 and a violent rate of 0.7. There were no rapes. The reports included 2 murders, 8 robberies, 11 assaults, 39 burglaries, 53 incidents of domestic violence, 10 bias crimes and 69 cases of police force.
Monroe Township – New Jersey
Monroe was created and incorporated in 1838 from sections of South Amboy Township. It was named after President James Monroe.
It is considered the largest municipality in the county with a territory of almost 42 square miles. The population density is high at some 670 people per square mile. As of the 2010 census, the number of inhabitants had grown to 39,132 from 27,999 in 2000. There were 79.3 adult males for every 100 adult females.
There were more than 8,000 families and about 13,000 housing units at the time of the 2000 census. The percentage of renters is lower than the state average (5% versus 34%). Unofficial 2008 estimates for median contract rent for apartments and median house or condo value were $1,081 and $358,006, respectively.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $68,479. The per capita income was $31,771. Males had a median income 57% higher than females ($56,431 versus $35,857). The median household income was $53,306. An unofficial estimate placed it at $68,029 in 2008. Population below the poverty line was 3.3%.
This township contains a large, increasing number of age-restricted communities. Almost half the population was 65 years of age or older at the time of the 2000 census. Those 45 to 64 years old represented 20.0%. People under 18 and those 25 to 44 were 16.0% and 16.3%, respectively. Female median age was 58.9 years versus 63.5 for males.
The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2010 census, was 81.6% White, 12.6% Asian, 4.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.9% African American. The major ancestries are Indian (20.2%), Polish (11.4%), Irish (10.2%), Russian (8.6%), and German (8.1%). Foreign-born residents (83% nationalized) represent 8.1% of the population versus 17.5% statewide. Their most frequent places of birth are Poland (15%), Italy (10%), Germany (10%), and China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%).
Of the 12,536 households registered in the 2000 census, 15.9% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 60.6%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 34.3% and 32.0%. Those with someone living alone 65 years old and over were 28.0%.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were comparable to state levels (21.23% and 11.67% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 8% had not completed high school versus 33.84% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 25.85%.
The most common industries for males are Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%), Finance and insurance (9%), Construction (8%), and Educational services (4%). Females engage in Health care (15%), Educational services (14%), and Finance and insurance (10%).