Lawyer for West Windsor Juvenile Charges
I appear on a regular basis in the West Windsor Municipal Court to provide criminal defense services to clients accused of DWI, and all other offenses. Juvenile arrests and Indictable criminal charges filed by West Windsor Police are sent to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. Disorderly Persons offenses in West Windsor like marijuana possession are heard in the local municipal court, unless committed by juveniles. In which case they are sent to the Trenton Juvenile Court.
West Windsor Criminal Data
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 413 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 15.2 and a violent rate of 0.4. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 1 rape, 8 robberies, 3 assaults, 47 burglaries, 94 incidents of domestic violence, and 58 cases of police force.
West Windsor Township Info
West Windsor was initially established in 1682. In 1731, the area was known as New Windsor Township and included Princeton Township, Princeton Borough, and East Windsor. In 1751, it became the Township of Windsor.
Its total area of 26.3 square miles is home to 27,165 people, as of the 2010 census, up from 21,907 people in 2000. There were about 6,000 families and 7,500 housing units. The percentage of renters is lower than the state average (15% vs. 34%). The unofficial 2008 estimates for median contract rent for apartments and median house or condo value were $1,575 and $701,900.
Of the 7,300 households recorded in the 2000 census, 50.4% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 75.3%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 17.8% and 14.6%.
As of the 2000 census, the median age was 37 years. The age breakdown was 31.8% under 18, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% 65 or older.
The racial and ethnic composition as of the 2010 census was 54.9% White (versus 71.53% in 2000), 37.7% (versus 22.76% in 2000) Asian, 4.5% (versus 4.07% in 2000) Hispanic or Latino, and 3.7% (versus 2.76% in 2000) Black or African American.
Of the 4,906 foreign-born residents, 53% are naturalized citizens. The percentage of foreign-born people is above the state average (22.4% versus 17.5%). Their most common places of birth are India (20%), Taiwan (12%) and China, excluding Hong Kong (11%). In the 2000 census, 8.31% of the residents identified their ancestry as Chinese. This was the fourth highest percentage of Chinese descendants anywhere in New Jersey with at least 1,000 people who identified their ancestry. Other frequent ancestries are Italian (13.5%), Irish (10.7%), German (8.1%) and English (6.6%).
As per the 2000 census, the median household income was $134,353 and the median family income $151,545. Male median income was $100,000 versus $56,002 for females. The per capita income was $48,511. About 2.5% of the population was below the poverty level. Thus, in 2008, Forbes ranked it as the 15th most affluent neighborhood in the country. It is also listed among the highest-income places in the U.S. with a population of 10,000 or more.
The highest educational level reached by the population aged 25 and over in 2010 shows that only 2.29% had not completed high school. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree represented 35.75% (versus 20.65 in the state and 17.52% nationwide). Almost 40% had a graduate degree (versus 12.05% in the state and 9.84% nation wide).
The major industries in which the population engages are Professional, scientific, and technical services (21% males and 13% females), Educational services (22% females and 6% males), and Finance and insurance (21% males and 8% females).
The best thing to do if arrested in West Windsor is to speak to a defense lawyer right away.