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Gloucester City Juvenile Arrests & Drug Charges


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Defense Attorney for Gloucester City Drug & Juvenile Arrests

Located just south of Camden City, a good amount of criminal charges are filed against both adults and juveniles in Gloucester City. The town is actually a part of Camden County, so juvenile living there charged with delinquency are sent to the Superior Court in Camden for trial. Give us a call for help.

Gloucester City Court & Criminal Statistics

The Municipal Court is located at 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Phone: 856-456-3958. Sessions: Tuesdays at 8;30 a.m. Judge: William Golden. Prosecutor: Paul Dougherty.

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 29 full-time law enforcement employees, 27 of them police officers.

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 361 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 31.5 and 2.5. There occurred 5 rapes, 14 robberies, 10 assaults, 82 burglaries, 213 incidents of domestic violence, 29 cases of police force, and no murders or bias crimes.

City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 232 thefts, 16 motor vehicle thefts, and 3 arsons.

General Gloucester City Information

Gloucester City was created in 1868, from the portions left over of Union Township, which was subsequently dispersed. In 1925 and 1927, additional areas from the townships of Centre and Haddon were attached. Its present territory encompasses 2.320 square miles. Sections of the city belong to an Urban Enterprise Zone that offers a sale tax rate half that of the state.

As of the 2010 census, the city had 11,456 residents. There were 2,804 families and 4,712 housing units. City-data estimated the 2009 median house or condo value at $145,976 versus $348,300 statewide. The March 2012 cost of living index was near the national average (102.1 versus 100.0).

The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 6%-14% margin of error) that the median household income was $52,222 and the median family income $58,825. Males had a median income 36% higher than females ($49,032 versus $36,560). The per capita income was $22,718. (All figures in 2010-inflation adjusted dollars). Less than 15.0% of the population lived below the poverty level. This percentage includes 23.2% of minors and 8.8% of seniors.

The major ancestries are Irish (42.3%), German (22.1%), Italian (18.9%), English (10.0%), and Polish (6.9%). The rate of foreign-born residents is significantly below the state average (0.9% versus 17.5%). As per the 2010 census, 90.52% of the population was White (versus 97.14% in 2000), 3.07% African American (versus 0.69% in 2000), 2.68% Asian (versus 0.68% in 2000), and 6.70% Hispanic or Latino of any race (versus 1.88% in 2000).

Of the households registered in the 2010 census, 29.4% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 42.3%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 34.0% and 27.4%, respectively. Those headed by a female without a husband present and of a senior citizen living alone totaled 15.9% and 12.9%, respectively. The median age was 36.7 years. Minors accounted for 24.5% and seniors for 12.8%.

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 below state levels (7.45% and 2.00% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 50.00% had completed high school versus 22.08% that had not. Those with some college or associate degree were 19.34%.

From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in Retail trade (15%), Manufacturing (11%), Construction (10%), and Transportation and warehousing (9%). Females work in Health care and social assistance (17%), Retail trade (17%), and Educational services (13%).






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