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Cedar Grove Criminal Data
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 137 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 11.0 and a violent rate of 0.7. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 3 rapes, 3 robberies, 3 assaults, 30 burglaries, 76 incidents of domestic violence, and 32 cases of police force.
The Municipal Court is located at 525 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove. Phone: 973) 239-1410. Sessions: First and Fourth Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.; second and third Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Judge: Hon. Nicholas S. Brindisi, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Robert J. Candido, Esq.
Cedar Grove – New Jersey
Cedar Grove Township was initially a small farming community and is now a suburban municipality. It was formed as the Township of Verona in 1982 from portions of Caldwell Township. The name was officially changed to Cedar Grove in 1908.
In its 2008 directory of “Best Places to Live” in New Jersey, the magazine New Jersey Monthly listed Cedar Grove 4th in the county and 17th in the state.
Its territory of 4.3 square miles is home to 12,411 people as of the 2010 census. There were almost 4,700 housing units. City-data estimated the 2009 median house or condo value at $477.877. The January 2011 cost of living index was 18.9% higher than the national average.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $94,475. Males had a median income 63% higher than females ($66,197 versus $40,582). The median household income was $78,863 and the per capita income $36,558. According to City-data, these had risen to $88,445 and $44,779 in 2009. About 2.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.
Of the approximately 4,400 households recounted in the 2000 census, 28.5% had minors living with them. Married couple living together represented 63.4%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 26.4% and 23.1%.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 44 years. A fifth of the population were minors, about half were between 45 and 64 years old. Almost a fourth were 65 years of age or older. This is one of the highest rates of seniors in the state. For every 100 adult females, there were adult 83.6 males.
As of the 2000 Census, almost a third of the residents identified their ancestry as Italian. This represents the 18th highest of all communities in the state. The two other major ancestries are Irish (21.7%) and German (12.1%).
The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2010 census, was 84.40% White, 6.53% Asian, 5.85% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.46% African American.
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 (29.43% and 14.84% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 10% had not completed high school versus 25.95% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 21.03%.
From 2005 to 2009 males were engaged in Finance and insurance (13%) Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%), and Construction (10%). Females worked in Educational services (23%), and Health care and social assistance (22%).