Expungement of Old Tappan – Bergen County – Criminal Records
An old arrest or conviction on your record can haunt you by limiting work and financial opportunities. I am contacted all the time by individuals who had a minor infraction years ago and now are being rejected from jobs that they are otherwise qualified for. In many cases, this can be changed through an expungement. If you are still being haunted by a past mistake in Bergen County, give me a call to discuss your case.
Criminal Data on Old Tappan
The Municipal Court is located at 227 Old Tappan Road. Phone: (201)664-1849, ext. 23. Sessions: First Tuesday of the month at 4:00 pm. Judge: Warren F. Clark, J.M.C. Prosecutor: Christopher Martin.
As of 2011, the Police Department has 13 members, 12 of them Police Officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 40 major crimes in 2010. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 7.05 and 0.7. There occurred 4 assaults, 6 burglaries, 5 incidents of domestic violence, 13 cases of police force, and no. murders, rapes, robberies or bias crimes.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 30 thefts, and no auto thefts or arsons.
General Old Tappan Information
The land of present Old Tappan was bought from Lenni Lenape Indians in 1682, and legal title was given in 1867 to 13 Dutchmen and three free Negroes. This patent is thought to be the only land grant of its kind nationwide to include both blacks and whites equally.
For almost 90 years, Old Tappan was part of Orangetown in Orange County. It was created as a borough in 1894 and was the county seat.
It has a territory of 4.197 square miles, thinly populated. As of the 2010 census 5,750 people lived here. There were 1,995 housing units. City-data estimated the median house or condo value in 2009 at $771,068 versus $348,300 statewide. The March 2012 cost of living index was 24.6% higher than the national average.
The principal ancestries are Italian (29.1%), Irish (21.2%), German (16.8%), English (6.7%), Polish (6.3%), and Russian (5.1%). The rate of foreign-born residents is near the state average (16.8% versus 17.5%). As per the 2010 census, 74.78% of the population was White (versus 82.69% in 2000), 5.01% Hispanic or Latino of any race (versus 2.75% in 2000), and 22.24% Asian(versus 15.63% in 2000). Korean Americans represented 17.1% of the population.
Of the households registered in the 2010 census, 40.0% had minors living with them. A very high percentage was of married couples living together (73.1%). Households composed of non-families, of individuals and seniors living alone represented 17.5%, 16.1% and 10.8%, respectively. The median age was 44.2 years. Minors accounted for 27.4% and seniors for 16.1%.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 12%-24% margin of error that) the median household income was $125,435 and the median family income $158,140. Males had a median income 46% higher than females ($90,536 versus $61,875). The per capita income was $58,673. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). Approximately 2.4% of the families and of the population lived below the poverty level.
The 2010 census data reveal that of residents age 25 and over, those with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were significantly above state levels (32.72% and 19.45% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 5.00% had not completed high school. Those with some college or associate degree were 21.24%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Retail trade (17%), Professional, scientific and technical services (15%), Construction (12%), and Wholesale trade (12%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (20%), Public administration (13%), Finance and insurance (12%), and Professional, scientific and technical services (9%).