Expunge an Old Bergen County Arrest or Criminal Charge
An expungement can erase a past mistake from your record. If you were arrested in Bergenfield or convicted of a disorderly persons offense or crime, call to speak with an experienced expungement lawyer. We will assess your record to see if an expungement is possible. If so, we will quickly and properly prepare your expungement to minimize the waiting time.
Bergenfield Criminal Statistics
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 57 full-time law enforcement employees, including 46 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 137 major crimes in 2010. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 5.1 and 1.1. There were no murders. The reports included 1 rape, 9 robberies, 20 assaults, 29 burglaries, 91 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 52 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 76 thefts, 2 auto thefts, and one arson.
The Municipal Court is located at 198 N Washington Ave., Bergenfield. Phone 201.387.4055. Hours of Operation M-F 8:30am-4:30pm Judge: Hon. Lynn Muller Prosecutor: Richard Salkin, Esq.
Bergenfield Borough – NJ
Bergenfield Borough was created in 1894 from portions of the townships of Englewood and Palisades. In the list of New Jersey Monthly magazine for “Best Places to Live” in New Jersey, it has climbed from the 231st to the 211th position from 2008 to 2010.
It encompasses an area of 2.90 square miles, inhabited by 26,764 persons as of the 2010 census. There were 6,753 families and 8,147 housing units, as of the 2000 census. The median house or condo value was $184,800. As per City-data, it had risen to $380,404 in 2009.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $71,187. Males had a median income 20% higher than $42,074 versus $35,137. The median household income was $62,172, and the per capita income $24,706. As per City-data these rose in 2009 to $80,874 and. $33,127, respectively. About 3.5% of the population lived below the poverty line. The January 2011 cost of living index was 22.0% higher than the national average.
The major ancestries are Italian (16.8%), Irish (16.2%), German (10.7%), English (3.6%), and Polish (3.1%). The rate of foreign born-residents is above the state average (32.1% versus 17.5%). Most of them come from Asia (16.4% Asia) and Latin America (10.4%).
As per the 2010 census, 52.4% of the population was White, 7.7% African American, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 25.6% Asian. Of the latter percentage, 17.1% were Filipino-descendants. This gave rise to the moniker of “Little Manila” for Bergen County.
Of the almost 9,000 households recounted in the 2000 census, 36.4% had minors living with them. More than half were married couples living together. The remainder was mostly composed of non-families (24.8%) and individuals (20.8%).
At the time of the 2000 census, 24.8% were minors and 13.5% seniors. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 adult females, there were 88.2 adult males.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that those with a bachelor’s degree or higher were 24.68% and 10.70%. More than 28.00% had completed high school versus 10.26% who had not. Those with some college or associate degree were 25.69%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Manufacturing (11%), Health care and social assistance (11%), Retail trade (11%), Construction (9%), and Transportation and warehousing (7%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (39%) and Educational services (13%).