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Rumson Municipal Court
Rumson Municipal Court is located at 80 East River Road, Rumson. Phone: (732) 530-7131. Sessions: Second and Fourth Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Judge: Hon. Richard B. Thompson. Prosecutor: Michael I. Halfacre, Esq.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 22 full-time law enforcement employees, including 16 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 68 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 9.5 and a violent rate of 0.6.
There were no murders, rapes, robberies or bias crimes. The reports included 4 assaults, 19 burglaries, 15 incidents of domestic violence, and 21 cases of police force.
Additionally, independent data, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 45 thefts, no auto thefts, and 2 arsons.
Rumson – NJ Town Info
Rumson was settled in 1665. It was incorporated as a borough in 1907 from portions of Shrewsbury Township. It is situated on a peninsula that overlooks the ocean. Its boundaries are the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers.
The Census Bureau records its total area at 7.2 square miles, 27.76% of which is water. As per the 2010 census, slightly more than 7,000 people resided here (almost unchanged since 2000).
At the time of the 2000 census, the population was composed of 1,988 families and 2,452 households. A large percentage (44.2%) of these households had minors living with them. Almost three-fourths (71.3%) were composed of married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and of individuals represented 18.9% and 16.8%, respectively.
The median age as of the 2000 census was 39 years. The age breakdown was 31.9% under 18, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older.
The ethnic composition of the population at the time of the 2000 census was White 97.7%, Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.39%, and Asian 1.06%. The most common ancestries were Irish (33.4%), German (17.9%), Italian (16.4%), English (13.8%), Polish (6.2%), and American (5.3%).
Statistics from the 2000 census reveal that the median family income was $140,668. Male median income was more than 100% higher than that of females ($100,000 versus $47,260). The median household income was $120,865 and the per capita income $73,692. According to unofficial 2009 estimates, these rose to $129,527 and $69,885, respectively. About 3.2% of the population was living below the poverty level.
The 2009 unofficial estimated median house or condo value was $938,929, up from $455,700 in 2000. Homes valued above $1,000,000 represented 22%. This contrasts with the state and national averages of 1.63% and 1.84%, respectively. The January 2011 cost of living index was 26.9% higher than the national average.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 2.14% did not complete high school versus 10.54% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 21.17%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 40.33% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 25.83% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in finance and insurance (16%), professional, scientific and technical services (15%), and construction (15%). Females worked in health care and social assistance (20%), educational services (17%), and wholesale trade (10%).