Defense Attorney for Montgomery NJ Juvenile Charges
Having your child charged with a criminal offense is a devastating feeling. My job is to make the experience easier and make sure your child’s rights are protected. Give me a call before allowing police in Somerset County to question your child or if your child has been issued a complaint for juvenile delinquency.
Criminal Statistics from Montgomery Township
In 2010, the Police Department had 30 police officers out of 35 full-time law enforcement employees. In 2010, the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime recorded 144 major crimes. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 6.5 and 0.3. There occurred 1 rape, 4 robberies, 1 assault, 36 burglaries, 66 cases of domestic violence, 35 reports of police force, and no murders or bias crimes.
Montgomery NJ General Information
Montgomery was colonized by Dutch and English in 1702. The Township was originally known as the Western Precinct of Somerset County. It was established in 1798 as one of the state’s original 104 townships. It is located approximately half way between New York City and Philadelphia.
Its territory covers 32.6 square miles, of which nearly one-third is preserved open space or farmland. The Princeton Airport is conveniently located in town. Some corporate neighbors include Johnson and Johnson, Bloomberg Financial, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merrill Lynch.
As of the 2010 census, 22,254 people made their home here. There were 4 6,130 housing units, as of the 2000 census. City-data reports the percentage of renters as below the state average (10% versus 34%) and the 2008 median house or condo value at $125,648 versus $364,100 statewide All of Montgomery’s residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
As per the 2000 census, the per capita income was $48,699. Male median income was 56% higher than female ($86,687 versus $55,441). The median household income was $153,000. According to City-data, it was $53,441 in 2008 versus $70,378 statewide. The Census Bureau estimated the 2007 median family income at $173,891. Less than 2.0% of the population lived below the poverty line.
At the time of the 2000 census, 84.55% of the population was White, 11.52% Asian, 2.07% African American, and 2.21% Hispanic or Latino of any race. Most residents are European descendants (Norwegian, 73.1% and German, 26.9%). All residents speak only English at home.
Of the households recounted in the 2000 census, 51.1% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 75.5%. Households of non-families and of individuals were 17.6% and 14.2%, respectively. The median age was 37 years. Minors accounted for 32.9% and seniors for 6.8%.
The major colleges and universities located in the area include Princeton University, Rutgers University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College, and Mercer Community College.
As per the 2010 census data, residents age 25 and over holding a graduate degree were above state average (38.49% versus 34.30%). Not so in other categories. Bachelors were 33.38% versus 35.63% and those with an associate degree 4.52% versus 6.16%. However, people who did not complete high school were below state level (3.30% versus 14.15%).
Top areas of employment for residents are Education Services, and health care and social assistance 24.0%, Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 19.6%, Manufacturing 17.7%, and Finance, insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing.