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Old Bridge – NJ
Old Bridge Township was originally formed in 1864 and encompassed a larger area. The present-day 42 square miles that comprise the township separated from South Amboy in 1969. It was called Madison Township until 1875, when the name was changed to the Township of Old Bridge.
According to the 2000 census, 60,456 people resided in the township. There were close to 21,500 households and almost 16,000 families. The January 2011 cost of living index was 21.3% higher than the national average. In 2000, the median house or condo value was $171,500. It increased to an estimated $366,654 in 2009.
The most common ancestries reported are Italian (29.7%), Irish (22.7%), Polish (11.3%), German (11.2%), Russian (4.2%), and English (3.6%). As of the 200 census, the racial composition was 79.48% White, 10.82% Asian, 10.20% Hispanic or Latino of any race, and 5.30% African American. Today, there are close to 2,500 foreign-born residents (6.1% Asia, 4.6% Europe, 2.5% Latin America).
In 2000, the median age was 36 years. The largest age group was represented by individuals from 25 to 44 years (33.6%). About half of the population was made up of those younger than 18 (25.9%) and those from 45 to 64 years (22.9%). Less than 11% were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 adult females, there were 91.7 adult males.
More than a third of the households (37.8%) had children under the age of 18 living with them. Likewise, more than half (61.2%) were made up of married couples living together. About a fourth (25.6%) was composed of non-families and 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present.
The median household income was $80,641 in 2000. This increased to an estimated $94,069 in 2009. The median family income was $100,171 as of the 2007 estimate. The per capita income in 2000 was $26,814. This rose to an estimated $35,150 in 2009. Male median income was $51,978 versus $35,462 for females in 2000. Approximately 4.2% of the population was living below the poverty line.
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At present, the police department has a force of over 100 sworn personnel. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 904 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 13.7 and a violent rate of 0.6. There were no murders. The 2009 reports included 6 rapes, 13 robberies, 22 assaults, 156 burglaries, 470 cases of domestic violence, 2 bias crimes, and 139 cases of police force.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 7.16% did not complete high school versus 31.94% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 27.29%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 24.30% (versus 20.65% statewide). Those with a graduate degree were 9.30% (versus 12.05% statewide).
From 2005 to 2009, the most common industries for males were transportation and warehousing (11%), finance and insurance (10%), construction, manufacturing and retail trade (10% each). Females were employed in health care and social assistance (21%), educational services (13%), retail trade (12%) and finance and insurance (9%).