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Defense Attorney for Seaside Heights Court

If your child has been arrested for a DWI or drug possession in Seaside Heights, your best move is to speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away. Common criminal charges in Seaside include marijuana possession, underage possession of alcohol, and disorderly conduct.

Seaside Heights Municipal Court

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 32 full-time law enforcement employees, including 23 police officers.

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 370 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 128.2 (one of the three highest in the county) and a violent rate of 16.6. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 1 rape, 11 robberies, 36 assaults, 63 burglaries, 320 incidents of domestic violence, and 32 cases of police force.

Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 244 thefts, 15 motor vehicle thefts, and one arson.

Seaside Heights – New Jersey

Seaside Heights is located on the Barnegat Peninsula. It was incorporated as a borough in 1913 from portions of Berkeley and Toms River Townships. It is a resort community with various attractions such as beach and a 2-mile boardwalk. According to the Census Bureau, about 20% of its total area of less than one square mile is water.

As of the 2010 census, there were 2,887 inhabitants. In the Summer, the population explodes to almost 65,000. There were 586 families and 3,003 housing units. An unofficial 2009 estimate places the median house or condo value at $283,195. The January 2011 cost of living index was 25.0% higher than the national average.

The American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 3%-5% margin of error) that in 2010 the median household income was $33,380. The median family income was $39,688. Males had a median income 154% higher than that of females ($46,005 versus $18,093). The per capita income was $19,865. About 37.0% of the families and 33.3% of the population were below the poverty level. This includes 73.5% of those under age 18 and 0.0% of those age 65 or over (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars).

Of the 1,376 households recounted in the 2010 census, 20.5% had minors living with them. Most of the households were composed of non-families (57.4%) and of individuals (46.0%). Married couples living together represented 21.0%.

The most common ancestries are Italian (25.7%), Irish (19.0%), German (18.1%), English (7.8%) and Polish (6.8%). The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2010 census, was 80.74% White, 17.87% Hispanic or Latino, 6.69% African American and 1.52% Asian.

At the time of the 2010 census, the median age was 36.2 years. Minors represented 19.7%. The largest age groups were those from 25 to 44 (32.5%) and 45 to 64 (28.6%). For every 100 adult females, there were 113.2 adult males.

The 2010 data for highest education level of the population 25 years and over show that 18.93% had not completed high school versus 40.12% who had. Those with some college and associate degree were 23.11%. Holders of bachelor’s and graduate degrees were below state levels (13.65% vs. 20.65% and 4.19% vs. 12.05%, respectively).

From 2005 to 2009, males worked in administrative and support and waste management services (16%), accommodation and food services (13%), and construction (12%). Females engaged in retail trade (27%), accommodation and food services (17%), and health care and social assistance (17%).






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