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Kearny Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 404 Kearny Avenue, 3rd Fl., Kearny. Phone: (201) 955-7411. Sessions: Thursdays at 9:00AM and two Mondays at 5:00PM. Judge: Hon. Norman A. Doyle, Jr., P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Theresa M. McGuire, Esq.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 125 full-time law enforcement employees, including 118 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 984 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 24.2 and a violent rate of 2.1. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 3 rapes, 30 robberies, 53 assaults, 151 burglaries, 235 incidents of domestic violence, and 125 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 631 thefts, 113 auto thefts, and 8 arsons.
Kearny – New Jersey
In 1867, the “Township of Kearny” was created from portions of Harrison Township. Then, in 1899, it was incorporated as a town. It is a suburb of Newark. Its Public Library is one the remaining Carnegie Libraries in the state.
As of the 2010 census, its 10.19 square miles territory was home to 40,684 residents. It had 20.7% persons under the age of 18 and 10.7% seniors. The median age was 36.4 years. There were 9,921 families and 14,180 housing units.
Of the 13,462 households registered in the 2010 census, a third had minors living with them. About half were married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 26.3% and 21.0%. Those with a female householder with no husband present were 15.6%.
As per the 2000 census, the median family income was $54,596. Males had a median income 26% higher than females ($38,672 versus $30,620). The median household income was $47,757 and the per capita income $20,886. City-data estimated these rose in 2009 to $62,172 and $26,642. About 8.6% of the population lived below the poverty level. The estimated median house or condo value according to City-data was $372,236 in 2009. The January 2011 cost of living index was 22.9% higher than the national average.
The principal ancestries are Irish (13.4%), Italian (12.1%), Portuguese (11.8%), Polish (7.8%), and German (6.2%). There are more than 15,000 foreign-born residents (18.7% Latin America, 13.4% Europe, 5.0% Asia). This is above the state level (38.2% versus 17.5%).
The racial and ethnic composition as of the 2010 census was 73.57% White, 39.95% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% African American, and 4.41% Asian.
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 significantly below state levels (12.11% and 7.45% and 37.05% and 12.05%). More than 23.00% had not completed high school versus 10.26% who did. Those with some college or associate degree were 16.91%.
The major industries in which the population engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Transportation and warehousing (15%), Construction (15%), and Manufacturing (10%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (16%), Educational services (15%), and Retail trade (9%).