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Fairfield Criminal Info
Currently, the Uniformed Patrol Division of the Police Department is staffed with twenty-nine sworn officers and no civilian dispatchers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 243 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 32.5 and a violent rate of 2.0. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 1 rape, 7 robberies, 7 assaults, 37 burglaries, 75 incidents of domestic violence, and 40 cases of police force.
The Municipal Court is located at 230 Fairfield Road, Fairfield. Phone: 973-882-2715 Hours: Sessions: First & third Wednesdays at 5:30 P.M. OR Thursdays at 2:30 Pm. Judge: Hon. John A. Casarow, Jr. Prosecutor: Chris D’Arrigo, Esq. This court does not have jurisdiction over juvenile criminal matters, which are handled in the Essex County Superior Court.
Fairfield – New Jersey Info
What is today Fairfield was officially part of Newark Township. It was established as a township in 1798 as one of the state’s original 104 townships. Then, in 1964 it was incorporated as a borough and reincorporated again as a township in 1979.
Its 10.4 square miles territory was home to 7,466 people, as of the 2010 census. It is least populated community in Essex County with 675 persons per square mile. Essex County Airport is situated in this township.
As of the 2000 census, there were 1,981 families and 2,326 housing units. City-data estimated the median house or condo value in 2009 at $560,230. The January 2011 cost of living index was 19.1% higher than the national average.
Data from the 2000 census show that the median family income was $90,998. Males had a median income 43% higher than females ($56,106 versus $39,032). The median household income was $83,120, and the per capita income $32,088. According to City-data, these had risen to $96,818 and $41,973 in 2009. Approximately 2.8% of the population lived below the poverty line.
The most common ancestries are Italian (45.8%), Irish (14.4%), German (13.8%), Polish (7.3%), English (3.7%), and American (3.1%). As of the 2010 census, the racial and ethnic composition was mostly White (95.63%) with 2.82% Asian and 3.45% Hispanic or Latino. The percentage of foreign-born residents is below the state average (12.6% versus 17.5%).
Of the 2,296 households recounted in the 2000 census, a third had children under 18 living with them. Almost two thirds of the households were composed of married couples living together.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 31 years. Minors represented 22.0% and seniors 15.1%.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were around state levels (25.05% and 12.30% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 10% had not completed high school versus 33.62% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 19.08%.
The major industries in which males engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Construction (18%), Retail trade (13%), Other services, except public administration (9%), and Public administration (8%). Females worked in Educational services (16%), Retail trade (14%), Other services, except public administration (11%), and Manufacturing (10%).