Experienced Defense Attorney for Cherry Hill Juvenile Charges & Drug Arrests
Cherry Hill is one of the largest residential communities in New Jersey. There is a correspondingly large number of juvenile charges filed by Cherry Hill Police. Many of these are for common criminal violations such as marijuana possession, criminal mischief and assault. While these disorderly persons offenses make up the bulk of juvenile delinquency charges in Camden County, we have experience handling even the most serious juvenile cases. Call anytime to discuss your family’s case.
Cherry Hill Criminal Justice Info
The Municipal Court is located at 820 Mercer St., Cherry Hill. Phone: (856) 488-7850. Presiding Judge: Jeffrey S. Karl. Chief Prosecutor: Judy Charny. Sessions: Every Monday at 6:30 p.m.; every Wednesday at 9:30 am; every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
The Police Department is the one of the largest in the tri-county area. It consists of more than 130 sworn officers and 21 civilians. The Operations Division currently has 80 officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 2,304 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 32.4 and 1.2. There were no murders, rapes, or bias crimes. There occurred 37 robberies, 45 assaults, 307 burglaries, 383 incidents of domestic violence, and 164 cases of police force.
General Cherry Hill Town Statistics
Quakers were the first settlers of the area of Cherry Hill in the late 17th Century. In 1844, it was formed as Delaware Township in Gloucester County. It became part of Camden County when this county was created shortly thereafter.
Its territory encompasses 24.244 square miles, very densely populated. In terms of population, it is New Jersey’s 15th largest municipality. As of the 2010 census, 71,045 people made their home here. There were 19,301 families and 28,452 housing units. According to City-data, the percentage of renters is significantly below the state average (13% versus 34%). The same source estimated the 2008 median house or condo value at $331,800.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 2%-7% margin of error) that the median household income was $88,183 and the median family income $105,786. Males had a median income 47% higher than females ($72,128 versus $48,937). The per capita income was $41,252 (All figures in 2010-inflation adjusted dollars). Less than 5.0% of the population lived below the poverty line.
The most cited ancestries are Italian (16.8%), Irish (13.2%), German (9.2%), and Russian (7.9%). The rate of foreign-born residents (66% naturalized) is below the state average (12.5% versus 17.5%). As of the 2010 census, 78.06% of the population was White (versus 84.67% in 2000), 6.14% African American (versus 4.46% in 2000), 11.69% Asian (versus 8.87% in 2000), and 5.64% Hispanic or Latino of any race (versus 2.54% in 2000).
Of the households registered in the 2010 census, 31.2% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 58.6%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 28.2% and 24.2%, respectively. Minors accounted for 23.0% and seniors for 17.7%. The median age was 43.1 years.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentages with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were significantly above county levels 15.57% and 28.47% versus 9.23% and 17.29%). Less than 6.03% had not completed high school versus 24.13% that not. Those with some college or associate degree were 25.80%.
The most common industries for the population are Educational services (18% females and 5% males), Health care (16% females and 10% males), Professional, scientific and technical services (14% males and 9% females), and Finance and insurance (8% females and 7% males).