Lawyer for New Providence Court
The New Providence Municipal Court hears DWI, marijuana possession and other disorderly persons offenses. Traffic tickets and citizen complaints filed in New Providence are also sent for resolution to New Providence court. New Providence juvenile arrests are sent to the Union County Superior Court. If you have a court date in New Providence, call now to speak with an experienced defense lawyer.
New Providence – NJ
New Providence Borough was incorporated in 1899. Its history can be traced back to 1664 when James, Duke of York and brother to King Charles II, purchased the land from Native Americans. New Providence is a semi-dry town. There are no bars, and no restaurants are permitted to sell alcoholic beverages. The total land area is 3.7 square miles. As of the 2010 Census, it had 12,171 inhabitants, up from 11,907 in 2000.
The most common ancestries are Italian (25.9%), Irish (21.9%), German (15.9%), English (8.7%), and Polish (6.4%). There are 2,133 foreign-born residents (7.9% Europe, 6.2% Asia, 2.7% Latin America). In 2000, the racial composition was 89.77% White, 7.60% Asian and 3.50% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
More than a third (37.9%) of the 4,404 households had children younger than 18 living with them in 2000. Most of the households (66.3%) were composed of married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and of individuals represented 24.9% and 21.4%, respectively.
The age breakdown of the population in 2000 was 26.3% under the age of 18,.0% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years.
The median house or condo value in 2000 was $315,600. It increased to an estimated $569,375 in 2009. The January 2011 cost of living index was 20.3% higher than the national average.
The median household income in 2000 was $90,964. It rose to an estimated $109,866 in 2009. Likewise, the per capita income increased from $42,995 in 2000 to an estimated $50,469 in 2009. Based on the per capita income, New Providence ranked 48th among the state’s municipalities. The median family income was $105,013 in 2000. Male median income was $72,926 versus $46,948 for females. About 1.8% of the population was below the poverty line.
New Providence Criminal Defense
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 29 full-time law enforcement employees, including 23 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 136 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 11.2 and a violent rate of 0.2. There were no murders, rapes, robberies or bias crimes. The 2010 reports included 3 assaults, 30 burglaries, 74 cases of domestic violence, and 29 cases of police force.
Independent data for 2010, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show the same statistics plus 103 thefts and no arsons or motor vehicle thefts.
The 2010 data for educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 3.59% did not complete high school versus 18.13% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 17.34%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 32.27% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 28.67% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, about half of the males engaged in professional, scientific and technical services (20%), finance and insurance (18%) and manufacturing (10%). Females worked in health care and social assistance (24%), educational services (14%), and finance and insurance (13%).