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Chester Criminal Info
In 2011, the Police Department consisted of 16 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 26 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 3.3 and a violent rate of 0.0 (one of the few municipalities with this rate). There were no murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, or bias crimes. The reports included 7 burglaries, 39 incidents of domestic violence, and 16 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 15 thefts, and no auto thefts or arsons. However, it indicates one robbery and one less burglary than the official data.The Municipal Court is located at 1 Parker Road, Chester. Phone: (908) 879-5100. Sessions: 1st and 3rd Thursday at 6:00 P.M. unless otherwise noticed. Judge: Gary F. Troxell. Prosecutor: Brian Mason.
Chester – New Jersey
The oldest settlers in Chester Township arrived in 1640 when “Black River” was established. The first permanent European settlers came around 1720. It was incorporated as a township in 1799 from portions of Roxbury and Washington Townships.
The Census Bureau registers its territory at 29.3 square, virtually all of which is land. It has a low population density, with 7,838 residents as of the 2010 census. There were 2,014 families and 2,377 housing units at the time of the 2000 census. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $559,788 according to unofficial data. The January 2011 cost of living index in Chester was 17.6% higher than the national average.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $133,566. Male median income was about 76% higher than that of females ($91,841 versus $52,076). The median household income was $117,298 and the per capita income $55,353. About 2.3% of the population lived below the poverty line.
The most common ancestries are Italian (21.7%), Irish (18.5%), German (17.8%), English (11.3%), United States (5.1%), and Polish (5.1%). The racial and ethnic composition as of the 2000 census was 95.12% White, 2.58% Hispanic or Latino, 2.39% Asian and 1.15% African American.
Of the 2,323 households recounted in the 2000 census, 46.0% had minors living with them. Most of the households (79.6%) were of married couples living together. The remainder was composed of 13.3% non-families and 10.3% individuals. Only 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. The gross age breakdown was 30.5% under 18, 26.5% from 25 to 44, and 29.8% from 45 to 64.
The highest educational level reached by the population aged 25 and over in 2010 shows that only 7.17% had not completed high school 21.6726% who had. Those with some college and associate degree were 13.40%. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree represented 30.16% (versus 20.65 in the state and 17.52% nationwide). Those with a graduate degree were 21.59% (versus 12.05% in the state and 9.84% nation wide).
The major industries in which males engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Finance and insurance (13%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (11% males), and Accommodation & food services and manufacturing (11% each). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (23% females), Educational services (13%), and Retail trade (11%).