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Criminal charges in Bordentown may be heard in either the Bordentown Municipal Courts or in the Burlington County Superior Court depending on the severity of the charges. A misdemeanor or “disorderly persons” offense in Bordentown such as possession of marijuana or paraphernalia will lead to an appearance in the local municipal court. Call to speak with an experienced defense lawyer before going to court alone.
Bordentown – New Jersey
Bordentown City was originally incorporated as a borough in 1825 from portions within Chesterfield Township. Its former name was Farnsworth Landing. It separated from Chesterfield Township and was reincorporated as a city in 1867. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has a total area of 1.0 square mile, practically all of which is land (94.85%). It is situated on the Delaware River and is surrounded on three sides by Bordentown Township.
As of the 2010 Census, the city population was 3,924, practically the same as in the 2000 census (3,969). In 2000, there were 989 families and 1,884 housing units. Out of the 1,757 households registered in 2000, 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them. Almost half the households (43.7%) were made up of non-families. Married couples living together and individuals represented 39.2% and 35.7% of all households, respectively.
The most common ancestries reported are Irish (25.8%), German (20.3%), Italian (17.1%), Polish (10.3%), English (9.8%), and Hungarian (4.2%). In 2000, the racial composition of the city was 81.25% White, 13.08% African American, 2.87% Hispanic or Latino of any race and 1.91% Asian.
The median age of the population in 2000 was 38 years. Almost half the population (57.4%) was in the 25 to 64 age range. Individuals under the age of 18 represented 20.9% and those 65 years of age and older were 14.0%. For every 100 adult females, there were 86.5 males.
Bordentown Income & Criminal Data
The median household income in 2000 was $47,279. It rose to $65,872 in 2009. The per capita income in 2000 was $25,882. It was estimated at $35,972 in 2009. The median family income in 2000 was $59,872. Males had a median income of $39,909 compared to $31,780 for females. About 6.8% of the population was living below the poverty line in 2000. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 rose to $239,449 from was $114,900 in 2000. The January 2011 cost of living index was 4.1% higher than the national average.
According to the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime, the number of major crimes in 2009 was 44. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 11.5 and a violent rate of 1.0. There were no murders or bias crimes. Reports included 1 rape, 2 robberies, 1 assault, 6 burglaries, 18 cases of domestic violence and 14 incidents of police force. These statistics do not include 31 thefts and 2 motor vehicle thefts.
In 2010, the data regarding the highest educational level attained by the population aged 25 and over showed that 10.82% did not complete high school versus 31.44% who did. Holders of a bachelor’s or graduate degree represented 20.62% and 8.78%, respectively.
During the period 2005-2009, almost half the male population was engaged in professional, scientific and technical services (11%), retail trade (9%), transportation and warehousing (8%), manufacturing (8%), health care and social assistance (8%). The same proportion of females was engaged in educational services (24%) and public administration (20%).