Defense Attorney for Westampton Juvenile Charges
Police in Westampton routinely make arrests of juveniles as well as adults. Common juvenile delinquency charges filed by Westampton police include marijuana possession, assault, criminal mischief and burglary. Before allowing police to question your child, speak with an experienced defense attorney to make sure this is in their best interests.
Criminal Statistics on Westampton New Jersey
The Municipal Court is located at 710 Rancocas Road, Westampton. Phone: (609) 267-1895. Court is held every Thursday at 7:30 AM.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 190 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 21.6 and 2.2. This is one of the 5 municipalities in the county with one murder. There occurred 3 rapes, 10 robberies, 5 assaults, 39 burglaries, 164 incidents of domestic violence, 3 bias crimes, and 24 cases of police force.
General Westampton NJ Information
In 1850, Westampton Township was created from sections of Mount Holly Township (formerly Northampton Township). The Rancocas State Park, housing the Rankokus Indian Reservation and the Nature Center, and two Country Clubs with 18 hole championship golf courses, are located here.
Its territory of 11.2 square miles is very highly populated with 654 persons per square mile. As of the 2000 census, 7,217 residents called it home.
There were about 1,966 families and 2,581 housing units. According to City-data, the percentage of renters is significantly below the state average (6% versus 34%). It also reported the median contract rent for apartments in 2008 at$1,396 (versus $935 statewide) and the median house or condo value at $270,436 (versus $364,100 statewide).
Statistics from the 2000 census show that the median family income was $69,656. Males had a median income 44% higher than females ($46,536 versus $32,167). The per capita income was $26,594. The median household income was $63,973. As per City-data, it had risen to $81,643 in 2008 (versus $70,378 statewide). Less than 9.0% of the population lived below the poverty line.
The principal ancestries cited are German (15.6%), Italian (12.1%), and Irish (11.8%). As of the 2000 census, 70.81% of the population was White, 21.27% African American, 3.03% Asian, and 6.21% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The rate of foreign-born residents (76% naturalized) is below the state average (6.5% versus 17.5%). About a fifth of them come from India.
Of the households registered in the 2000 census, 42.1% had minors living with them. Households made up of married couples living together were 62.2%. Those composed of non-families and of individuals represented 22.1% and 18.1%. The median age was 36 years. Minors accounted for 29.3% and seniors for 9.1%. For every 100 adult females, there were 82.6 adult males.
The 2010 census statistics reveal that of residents age 25 and over those holding a bachelor’s or graduate degree were 21.34% and 7.61% versus 20.65% and 12.05% statewide. Less than 7.00% had not completed high school versus 27.25% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 37.01%.
The most common occupations for males are Other sales and related workers including supervisors, Law enforcement workers including supervisors, Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing, and Other production jobs including supervisors. Females work as Secretaries and administrative assistants, Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers, Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and Information and record clerks except customer service representatives.