Defense Attorney for Toms River Juvenile Arrests
If your family is facing a court appearance in Toms River, speak to an experienced juvenile defense lawyer right away. I defend clients in both the Toms River Municipal Court and Superior Court against all criminal and delinquency charges. Give my office for a consultation on your case.
Toms River Criminal Statistics
In 2006, the Police Department consisted of 158 sworn police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 2,695 major crimes in 2010 (highest number in the county). This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 32.5 and a violent rate of 1.1. The reports included 3 murders, 5 rapes, 43 assaults, and 1 bias crime. It had the highest number of robberies (52), burglaries (547), incidents of domestic violence (892) and cases of police force (197) in the county.
Toms River – New Jersey
What is now known as the Township of Toms River was created as Dover Township, from portions of Shrewsbury Township, in 1768 by Royal Charter. It was incorporated as one of the state’s first 104 townships in 1798. Its name was officially changed in 2006. It has been the county seat of Ocean County since 1850.
In surveys of the safest cities in the country, Morgan Quitno (2006) and CQ Press (2007 and 2008) ranked Toms River 14th and 9th among 369 and 379 cities.
This large township covers an area of almost 53 square miles, 23.44% of which is water. As of the 2010 census, the number of inhabitants had increased to 81,239 from 89706 in 2000. Thus, in 2010, it was the 8th most-populated municipality in the state and the second in the county.
As of the 2010 census, there were about 24,000 families and 43,000 housing units. The unofficial estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $299,900. The January 2011 cost of living index was 20.0% higher than the national average.
The American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 3%-5% margin of error) that in 2020 the median household income had increased from $55,659 in 2000 to $71,934. The median family income was $83,924. Males had a median income 41% higher than females ($59,860 versus $42,192). The per capita income was $33,423. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). About and 5.7% of the population was below the poverty level.
The principal ancestries are Italian (31.6%), Irish (24.1%), German (18.8%), Polish (8.9%), and English (8.5%). The racial an ethnic composition as of the 2010 census were 89.91% White, 7.93% Hispanic or Latino, 3.58% Asian, and 2.70% African American.
Of the 34,760 households recounted in the 2010 census, 28.2% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 54.4%. Households composed of non families and of individuals were 29.9% and 25.1%
As of the 2010 census, the median age was 43 years. The age breakdown was 21.3% under 18, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% 65 years of age or older.
The higher educational level of the population aged 25 and over in 2010 shows that 10.48% had not completed high school versus 35.29% who had. Percentages of those with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were below state levels (17.38% versus 20.65% and 9.27% versus 12.05%).
Males engage in construction (13%), public administration (8%), professional, scientific and technical services (6%), and accommodation and food services (6%). Females work in health care (21%) and educational services (14%).