Defense Attorney for Essex County Juvenile Court
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Caldwell Criminal Data
The Municipal Court is located at 1 Provost Square, Caldwell. Phone: 973.403.4631. Judge: Hon. Donald O’Connor. Prosecutor: Joseph DeFuria. Sessions: first and third Mondays.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 20 full-time law enforcement employees, all of them police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 76 major crimes in 2010. Per 1,000 residents, this results in a violent rate of 0.4 and a crime rate of 9.7 (only 6 of the 22 municipalities have a single digit rate). There were no murders, rapes, robberies or bias crimes. The reports included 3 assaults, 16 burglaries, 57 incidents of domestic violence, and 20 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 57 thefts, and no auto thefts or arsons.
Caldwell – New Jersey
The Caldwells were settled in the early 18th century. In 1798, it was designated Caldwell Township. It was formed as a borough in 1892 from portions of what is now Fairfield Township. It changed its name to the “Township of the Borough of Caldwell” in 1981 and then in 1995 it went back to being a borough Grover Cleveland, the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, was born here. He is the only president that has served two non-consecutive terms.
In 2010, New Jersey Monthly magazine listed it as the 3rd “Best Place to Live” in New Jersey.
As of the 2010 census, its 1.19 square miles territory was home to 7,822 people. Then, the median age was 40.4. .As per the 2000 census, minors and seniors represented less than 20.0% each. For every 100 adult females, there were adult 78.6 males.
The racial and ethnic composition was 80.6% non-Hispanic white, 10.0% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.3% African American, as per the 2010 census. City-data cites the major ancestries as Italian (26.3%), Irish (23.1%), and German (13.8%).The percentage of foreign-born residents was below the state average (12.2% versus 17.5%).
At the time of the 2000 census, of the 3,311 households registered, 23.0% had minors living with them. There were more households of non-families than of married couples living together (45.2% versus 42.5%). Households composed of individuals and of someone living alone 65 years old or over represented 38.0% and 15.4%.
The 2000 census registered the median family income at $81,989. Males had a median income 32% higher than females ($53,548 versus $40,543). The median household income was $61,250 and the per capita income $34,630. According to City-data, these rose in 2009 to $73,707 and $43,191. About 2 4.8% of the population lived below the poverty line. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $439,637, and the January 2011 cost of living index 20.3% higher than the national average (both as per City-data).
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were above state levels (27.18% and 19.13% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 7.00% had not completed high school versus. Those with some college or associate degree were 23.46%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%), Finance and insurance (13%), Construction (8%), and Educational services (6%). Females worked in Educational services (18%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%), and Health care (10%).