Expunge a Bergen County Arrest or Criminal Record
If you made a mistake in Closter that is still leaving a mark on your record, call to speak with an experienced expungement lawyer. Typical Bergen County expungement petitions are filed to erase marijuana possession, shoplifting and other disorderly persons offenses from your record.
Closter Criminal Statistics
The Municipal Court is located at 295 Closter Dock Road, Closter. Phone: (201) 784-0600. Sessions: 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 4:30 PM. Judge: Hon. Thomas R. Betancourt. Prosecutor: Mark Fierro, Esq.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 25 full-time law enforcement employees, including 20 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 63 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 7.5 and a violent rate of 0.2. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. The reports included 1 robbery, 1 assault, 12 burglaries, 34 incidents of domestic violence, and 25 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 49 thefts, and no auto thefts or arsons.
Closter – New Jersey
Closter was settled around 1670 by the Dutch. In 1704, it was created as a borough from portions of Harrington Township. It is a middle and upper-middle class suburban town.
As of the 2010 census, its 3.29 square miles territory was inhabited by 8.373 persons. The percentage of foreign-born residents was above the state average (23.5% versus 17.5%). The White population had decreased from 75.32% in 2000 to 64.2%. African Americans increased from 0.93% to 1.30% and Hispanics or Latinos, from 4.09% to 6.00%. The greatest increase was seen in the Asian population, from 21.56% to 31.60%. Of the latter, 21.2% reported they were of Korean origin. This is almost an 8% increase since 2000, when Closter ranked 5th in New Jersey and 7th nationwide of places with residents of Korean ancestry. The other major ancestries are Italian (17.2%), Irish (14.6%), German (13.0%), and Russian (5.6%).
Statistics from the 2000 census reveal that the median income for the 2,320 families was $94,543. Males had a median income 68% higher than females ($65,848 versus $39,125). The median household income was $83,918 and the per capita income $37,065. City-data estimated these had risen in 2009 to $115,241 and $49,186 (both above state averages). It also reported the median house or condo value for that year at $693,824 versus $348,300 statewide. Less than 3.0% of the population was below the poverty level. The January 2011 cost of living index was 26.9% higher than the national average.
Of the 2,789 households recounted in the 2000 census, 43.3% had minors living with them. Almost two thirds were composed of married couples living together. The median age was 40 years. Minors represented 28.0% and seniors 13.1%.
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 state levels (32.12% and 20.98% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Only 5.01% 10% had not completed high school versus 21.49% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 20.41%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%), Manufacturing (13%), Construction (12%), and Finance and insurance (10%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (20%), Educational services (18%), and Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%). Experienced expungement attorney for old Closter criminal records.