Expungment Lawyer for South Amboy Criminal Convictions & Arrests
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South Amboy Criminal Stats
In 2010, there were 30 full-time law enforcement employees, including 25 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 106 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 12.3 and a violent rate of 2.0. The reports included 2 rapes, 4 robberies, 11 assaults, 13 burglaries, 75 incidents of domestic violence, 3 bias crimes, 30 cases of police force, and no murders.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 66 thefts, 7 motor vehicle thefts and 1 case of arson.
The Municipal Court is located at City Hall at 140 North Broadway Avenue, South Amboy. Phone: (732)525-5920. Sessions: First and third Tuesdays at 12 noon, Fourth Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Judge: Hon. James P. Hoebich. Prosecutor: Thomas Downs IV, Esq
South Amboy – New Jersey
South Amboy has experienced three of the five types of municipalities of the state. In 1782, it was formed as Perth Amboy Township, formally incorporated in 1798. Then, it became a borough called South Amboy in 1888. Twenty years later, it was established as city. South Amboy and Perth Amboy are jointly referred to as The Amboys.
The city has a total area of 2.7 square miles, 42.59% of which is water. According to the 2000 census, 7,913 called it home. There were about 2,000 families and some 3,100 housing units with a median value of $140,500. An unofficial estimate for 2009 placed this value at $283,997. The January 2011 cost of living index was 23.4% higher than the national average.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $62,029. Males had a median income 42% higher than females ($42,365 versus $29,737). The median household income was $50,529 and the per capita income $23,598. These rose to $53,812 and $26,192, according to unofficial estimates for 2009. Approximately 7.14% of the population was below the poverty line.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 37 years. The age breakdown was 24.3% under 18, 32.9% from 25 to 44, and 21.5% from 45 to 64. Residents aged 65 and over accounted for 13.6%.
The major ancestries are Irish (26.9%), Polish (25.8%), Italian (16.7%), German (12.8%), and English (5.1%). The racial and ethnic composition as of the 2000 census was 94.22% White, 6.75% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.38% Asian. The percentage of foreign-born residents is lower than the state average (8% versus 17.5%).
Of the almost 3,000 households existing as of the 2000 census, 32.2% had minors living with them. Households composed of married couples living together accounted for 48.8%. Those made up non-family and of individuals were 14.5% and 25.9%. Almost 15% were headed by a female with no husband present.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that holders of a bachelor’s degree or higher were below state levels (10.16% and 3.68% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 22.02%. Less than 16.0% had not completed high school versus 40.0% who had.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in construction (26%) and retail trade (16%). Females worked in retail trade (17%), accommodation and food services (14%) and educational services (13%).