Defense Lawyer for Shamong – Burlington County NJ
I defend juveniles against drug possession, burglary, criminal mischief, and all other common Burlington County offenses. If your child is charged with any criminal or traffic violation in Shamong or anywhere in Burlington County, give me a call to discuss their case.
Shamong Criminal Statistics
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 38 full-time law enforcement employees, including 32 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 64 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 9.9 and 0.0 (one of three in the county with a zero violent rate). There were no murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, bias crimes, or case of police force. There only occurred 20 burglaries and 11 incidents of domestic violence.
General Shamong Information
In 1852, Shamong was established as a township from sections of the townships of Medford, Southampton and Washington. New Jersey Monthly magazine listed Shamong as the 6th best place to live in the state
Its territory encompasses 45.1 square miles, which as of the 2000 census had 6,462 inhabitants. Forty-five percent of the population was rural. There were 1,820 families and 2,175 housing units. According to City-data, the rate of renters was significantly below the state average (4% versus 34%) It also placed the median contract rent for apartments in 2008 at $587 versus $935 statewide, and the median house or condo value at $213,513 versus $364,100 statewide.
Statistics from the 2000 census reveal that the median family income was $82,534. The per capita income was $30,934. Males had a median income 57% higher than that of females ($55,664 versus $35,440). The median household income was $77,457. As per City-data, in 2008 it had dropped to $66,906. Less than 3% of the population was living below the poverty level.
The major origins are Irish (22%), German (19%), Italian 16%, and English (11%). As of the 2000 census, 97.25% of the population was White and 1.05% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The rate of foreign-born residents (63% naturalized citizens) was significantly below the state level (0.5% versus 17.5%).They usually come from Mexico (44%), Venezuela (38%) and Korea (19%).
Of the households recounted in the 2000 census, 44.9% had minors living with them. A high percentage (76.2%) was composed of married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and of individuals were 14.6% and 11.4%. The median age was 37 years. Minors accounted for 29.4% and seniors for 6.0%.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentages with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were above state levels (28.59% and 11.76% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 6.00% had not completed high school versus 28.50% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 25.41%.
The most common occupations for males are Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair jobs including supervisors, Other production jobs including supervisors, and Rail and water transportation workers. Females work as Laborers and material movers, hand, and Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations.