Lawyer for Bergen County Expungement
If you were arrested in Bogota, NJ or convicted in either the Bogota court or the Superior Court in Hackensack, speak with an expungement lawyer right away. Depending on the charges and the time that has passed, we may be able to file an expungement. This would result in the records of your past criminal matter removed from public view and will allow you to answer “no” to any questions regarding the incident. Call my office for a consultation.
Bogota Criminal Stats
In 2010, the Police Department had 20 full-time law enforcement employees, including 15 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 64 major crimes in 2010. The crime rate per 1,000 residents was 10.3 and the violent rate 1.5. There were no murders. The reports included 1 rape, 2 robberies, 9 assaults, 21 burglaries, 29 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 20 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 40 thefts, 3 auto thefts, and no arsons.
The Municipal Court business is conducted at Little Ferry Municipal Court, located at 215 Liberty Street, Little Ferry. Phone: (201) 440-2111. Hours: Alternate Thursdays. Judge: Hon. Giuseppe L. Randazzo. Prosecutor: Michael A. Purvin, Esq.
Bogota – New Jersey
Bogota Borough was created in 1894 from portions of Ridgefield Township. The name is a combination of the surnames of two of the first families that settled in the area. Bogota is pronounced with accent on the second syllable and not in the last like Colombia’s capital.
It covers a total area of less than 0.9 square miles, which was home to 8,187 people as of the 2010 census. The 2000 census recounted more than 2,000 families and almost 3,000 housing units. The median house or condo value was $169,300. As per City-data information, it rose in 2009 to $369,750.
As per the 2000 census, the median family income was $69,841. Males had a median income 35% higher than females ($49,347 versus $36,406). The median household income was $59,813, and the per capita income $25,505. According to City-data these rose in 2009 to $73,502 and $32,808, respectively. Four percent of the population lived below the poverty level. The January 2011 cost of living index was 21.4% higher than the national average.
The major ancestries are Italian (22.6%), Irish (21.1%), German (14.7%), and English (4.6%). The percentage of foreign-born residents is above the state average (22.0% versus 17.5%). They are mostly from Latin America (10.1%) and Asia (6.7%).
The racial and ethnic composition has changed between the two censuses. Whites have increased from 75.72% to 87.4% and Asians from 7.75% to 9.6%. African Americans have decreased from 5.73% to 0.5% and Hispanics or Latinos from 21.32% to 4.7%.
Of the 2,874 households registered in the 2000 census, 36.5% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 56.0%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 26.0% and 21.9%.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 36 years. Minors accounted for 25.3% and seniors for 11.1%. For every 100 adult females, there were 87.1 adult males.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of 66.5% of the population (residents age 25 and over) reveal that those with a bachelor’s degree or higher were 21.28% and 10.18%, respectively. More than 28.0% had completed high school versus 11.69% who had not. Those with some college or associate degree were 28.07%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Finance and insurance (15%), Retail trade (14%), and Manufacturing (13%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (19%), Educational services (19%), and Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%).