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Orange, New Jersey Criminal Info
The Municipal Court is located at 29 Park Street, Orange. Phone: 973-266-4161. Sybil Elias, Chief Judge, Harold Fullilove, Jr.., Judge. In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 135 full-time law enforcement employees, including 106 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 1,439 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 47.8 and a violent rate of 11.2 (the 2nd highest rates in the county). There were no bias crimes. The reports included 7 murders, 6 rapes, 121 assaults, 433 burglaries, 294 incidents of domestic violence, 135 cases of police force, and 205 robberies (2nd highest in the county).
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 422 thefts, 240 auto thefts, and 1 arson.
Orange – New Jersey
The City of Orange Township was established as a town in 1806. It was incorporated as a city in 1860. The name was changed to the City of Orange Township in 1982. The 2.2 square mile territory is home to 30,134 people as of the 2010 census. The median age was 34.4 years. For every 100 adult females, there were adult 84.1 males.
Of the 11,202 households registered in the 2010 census, 31.0% had minors living with them. Most were composed of non-families and of individuals. Less than a third were married couples living together, and almost a fourth had a female householder with no husband present.
As of the 2010 census, there were more than 6,800 families and about 12,200 housing units. City-data estimated the median house or condo value in 2009 at $268,488 (below the state average of $348,300). The January 2011 cost of living index was 18.0% higher than the national average.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $40,852. Males had a median income of $33,442 versus $29,520.for females. The median household income was $35,759 and the per capita income $16,861. City-data 2009 estimated these rose to $40,912 and $20,380. About 18.8% of the population was living in poverty. This includes 24.6% of minors and 16.7% of seniors.
The racial and ethnic composition, as per the 2010 census, was 21.67% Hispanic or Latino, 12.80% White, 1.51% Asian, and 71.83% African American. Of places with at least 1,000 inhabitants reporting their origins, this is one of the highest percentages in the country and the fourth highest in the state.
The principal ancestry is West Indian (16.7%). Of these, 11.4% are descendants of Haitians (the highest in the state and eighth highest in the country). The other major concentration is that of Guyanese; also, the highest percentage in the country. The rate of foreign-born residents is significantly above the state average (31.3% versus 17.5%). A fourth of them are Latin Americans.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentages with a bachelor’s degree or higher were significantly below state levels (11.67% and 7.03% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). About 30.00% had completed high school.
From 2005 to 2009 males worked in Construction (19%), Administrative and support and waste management services (11%), Retail trade (11%), and Health care and social assistance (8%). Females engaged in Health care and social assistance (27%), Educational services (12%), and Retail trade (10%).