Lawyer for Sayreville Juvenile Charges
While the most common arrests in Sayreville are for possession of marijuana and DWI, Sayreville police arrest juveniles for more serious crimes on a regular basis. Other common offenses committed by juveniles in Sayreville include Shoplifting, Assault and Burglary. If your child is facing juvenile charges in Sayreville, your best bet is to speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away.
Sayreville – NJ
Sayreville is situated on the Raritan River. It was initially known as Roundabout and then as Wood’s Landing. It was renamed Sayreville about the same time it was incorporated as a township in 1876. It was reincorporated as a borough in 1919.
It has a total area of 18.75 square miles, 85% of which is land. According to the 2010 Census, there were 42,704 inhabitants, up from 40,377 in 2000. There were approximately 15,300 housing units with a median value of $152,400. By 2009, the estimated median house or value rose to $339,363. The January 2011 cost of living index was 22.6% higher than the national average.
The most common ancestries cited are Polish (20.1%), Italian (18.6%), Irish (18.5%), German (10.7%), English (3.1%), and Hungarian (2.9%). As of 2000, the racial composition was 76.47% White, 10.56% Asian, 8.62% African American, and 7.29% Hispanic or Latino of any race. At present there are 8,098 foreign-born residents (9.2% Asia, 5.1% Europe, 3.2% Latin America, 2.4% Africa).
As of the 2000 census, the median age was 36 years. About a third of the residents (34.2%) were in the 25 to 44 group. Almost half was divided into those younger than 18 (23.6%) and those from 45 to 64 (22.5%).
In 2000, around a third of the households (34.3%) had children under the age of 18 living with them. More than half (57.5%) were made up of married couples living together. Female households with no husband present represented 11.1%. Non-family households accounted for 22.3%.
The median household income in 2000 was $58,919. It rose to an estimated $71,466 in 2009. Likewise, the per capita income increased from $24,736 to $32,187 in the same period. The median family income was $66,266 in 2000. It improved to $81,778 as of a 2007 estimate. Male median income was $47,427 versus $35,151 for females. About 4.7% of the population was below the poverty line.
Sayreville Criminal Defense
In 2010, there were 104 full-time law enforcement employees, including 86 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 749 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 17.7 and a violent rate of 1.8. The 2009 reports included 1 murder, 2 rapes, 22 robberies, 56 assaults, 106 burglaries, 176 cases of domestic violence, 4 bias crimes, and 104 cases of police force.
Independent data for 2010, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 3 rapes, 11 robberies, 28 assault, 126 burglaries, 457 thefts, 52 auto thefts and 1 arson.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 10.96% did not complete high school versus 36.83% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 24.118%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 19.76% (versus 20.65% statewide). Those with a graduate degree were 8.35% (versus 12.05% statewide).
From 2005 to 2009, the most common industries for males were manufacturing (13%), retail trade (11%) and transportation and warehousing (11%). Females were employed in health care and social assistance (22%) and educational services (13%).