Piscataway Juvenile Charges
Any juvenile who lives in Piscataway charged with a criminal offense will be adjudicated in the Middlesex County Superior Court. This applies even when the offense occurs in a different County. After a juvenile is arrested or taken into custody, they will be issued a complaint charging juvenile delinquency. The next court notice you are likely to receive is to schedule a “counsel-mandatory plea hearing.”Call to speak with an experienced juvenile defense attorney if your child is facing Piscataway juvenile charges.
Piscataway – New Jersey
Piscataway Township is situated in Raritan Valley. It was founded in 1666, and officially incorporated in 1798. The community is the fifth oldest municipality in New Jersey.
The township has total area at 20 square miles, virtually all of which is land. The 2010 census registered 56,044 people. The population density was very high at 2,687 persons per square mile. There were almost 17,000 housing units in 2010. The median house or condo value in 2000 was $168,400. This increased to an estimated $365,643 in 2008.
As of the 2000 census, 12.49% of the residents identified themselves as being of Indian American ancestry. This is the fourth highest of any municipality in the country and the third highest in the state of all places with 1,000 or more individuals that identified their ancestry. The other most common ancestries are Italian (11.4%), Irish (6.3%), Polish (5.5%), German (5.0%), English (2.5%), American (2.5%) and Hungarian (1.4%).
In 2010, the ethnic composition was 48.81% White, 20.31% African American, 24.80% Asian, and 7.93% Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were about 15,000 foreign-born residents, 45% of whom naturalized citizens. The most usual places of birth of foreign-born people are India (29%), Philippines (11%), China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%), Colombia (6%), Korea (4%), Taiwan (3%) and Vietnam (3%).
Out of the 16,500 households recounted in 2010, 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them. More than half (60.6%) of the households were made up of married couples living together. Those composed of non-families and a female householder without a husband present accounted for 24.3% and 10.4%, respectively. Almost a fifth (19.5%) of the households was made up of individuals.
The median age was 33 years. A third of the population was from 25 to 44 years old. People aged 45 to 64 and those younger than 18 accounted for 22.1% and 21.9%, respectively. Persons aged 18 to 24 represented 14.1%.
The median household income in 2000 was $68,721. It rose to an estimated: $87,702 in 2008. As of 2000, the median family income was $75,218. Male median income was $47,188 versus $36,271 for females. The per capita income was $26,321. About 3.8% of the population was below the poverty line.
Piscataway Juvenile Defense
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 740 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 14.1 and a violent rate of 1.1. There were no rapes. The 2009 reports included 3 murders, 17 robberies, 17 assaults, 153 burglaries, 311 cases of domestic violence, 3 bias crimes, and 105 cases of police force.
The 2000 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 25.3% completed high school. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 22.7%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 23.9% (versus 18.8% statewide). Those with a graduate degree were 16.6% (versus 11.0% statewide).
The most common industries for males were professional, scientific, and technical services (12%), educational services (8%) and construction (6%). Females worked in educational services (14%) and health care (13%).