Lawyer for Park Ridge – Bergen County Expungements
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Criminal Statistics from Park Ridge
Since April 1, 2011 the Park Ridge Municipal Court is part of the Pascack Joint Municipal Court located at 12 Mercedes Drive, Montvale. Phone 201-391-5701. Joint Municipal Court Judge: Hon. Harry D. Norton, Jr.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 18 full-time law enforcement employees, including 17 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 43 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 5.0 and 0.8. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. There occurred 1 robbery, 6 assaults, 8 burglaries, 10 incidents of domestic violence, and 18 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 27 thefts, one auto thefts, and no arsons.
General Park Ridge Information
The first settlers of the area were Dutch and Scottish who arrived in the mid-1850s. Park Ridge was incorporated as a borough in 1894 from sections of Washington Township. Park Ridge is one of the only 9 municipalities in the state that owns and operates utilities to supply water and electricity to its inhabitants.
Two major companies are located here: The Hertz Corporation headquarters (the borough’s largest single taxpayer) and one R&D and engineering facilities of Sony Corporation of America.
The borough occupies 2.603 square miles, which were home to 8,645 people as of the 2010 census. There were 3,428 housing units. City-data estimated the median house or condo value in 2009 at $577,413 (versus $348,300 statewide). The March 2012 cost of living index was 23.7% higher than the national average.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a margin of error of up to 20%) that the median household and family incomes were $104,053 and $118,984, respectively. Males had a median income 30.7% higher than females ($85,242 versus $65,216). The per capita income was $46,695. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). Less than 1.5% of the families and of the population lived below the poverty level.
As of the 2010 census, 89.14% of the population was White , 1.04% African American, 6.07% Asian, and 7.74% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The major ancestries areItalian (28.9%), Irish (25.4%), and German (17.3%) . The percentage of foreign-born residents is below the state average (13.8% versus 17.5%).
Of the households registered in the 2010 census, 30.9% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 62.0%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 28.4% and 25.0%, respectively. The median age was 45.2 years. Minors accounted for 22.9% and seniors for 19.2%.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that holders of a bachelor’s or graduate degree were significantly above state levels (29.34% and 19.09% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 7.00% had not completed high school versus 23.04% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 22.12%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%), Retail trade (12%), Construction (11%), and Administrative and support and waste management services (10%). Females worked in Educational services (18%), Health care and social assistance (15%), and Retail trade (12%).