Willingboro Criminal Defense
Police in Willingboro take a substantial number of juveniles into custody every year. Juvenile arrests and juvenile delinquency cases can have an extreme impact on a child’s life. If your child is charges with a drug crime or criminal offense in Burlington County, they must be represented by an attorney. I have represented many children in very serious defense cases. Call to speak with an experienced juvenile defense lawyer.
Willingboro – New Jersey
Willingboro Township was one of the initial nine divisions of Burlington County. It was originally formed as the “Constabulary of Wellingborrow” in 1688. According to the Census Bureau, it encompasses a total area of 8.0 square miles, 95.89% of which is land.
As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,629. The population density was very high at close to 4,000 inhabitants per square mile. There are 10,913 single-family homes, 763 townhouses, one senior housing complex containing 104 apartments, an apartment complex at the Town Center, and 166 commercial buildings. The median contract rent in 2008 for apartments ranged between $999 and $1,445. The median house or condo value in 2000 was $96,800. This increased to $210,198 in 2008. In 2000, the median age was 41 years. More than half (51.5%) of the residents were in the age group of 25 to 64. Those under 20 represented 26.5% and people 65 years old and over accounted for 15.9%.
The median household income was $60,869 in 2000. By 2008, it was estimated at $77,681. There were close to 8,300 families with a median income of $64,338. Males had a median income 26% higher than females ($39,963 versus $31,554). The per capita income was $21,799. About 5.9% of the population was living below the poverty level. In 2000, there were approximately 11,000 households. 27.3% of which had children younger than 18 living with them. Almost half (49.3%) of the households were composed of married couples living together. More than a third (34.7%) was made up of people living alone who were 65 years old and over. The other three types of households were non-families (23.9%), females with no husband present (21.4%), and individuals (20.0%).
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 826 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 22.6 and a violent rate of 3.2. The 2009 reports included 2 murders, 7 rapes, 57 robberies, 52 assaults, 169 burglaries, 287 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime and 83 cases of police force.
Data on the highest education level of the population age 25 and over in 2010 shows that 9.58% did not complete high school versus 30.95% who did. Holders of a bachelor’s degree are 21.47% and those with a graduate degree 10.44%. About a fourth of the male population works in public administration (11%), construction (7%) and health care (6%). Close to a third of the females are employed in health care (19%) and public administration (13%).