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Jersey City Criminal Info
The Municipal Court is located at 365 Summit Ave., Jersey City. Tel: (201) 209-6700. Nesle A. Rodriguez, Chief Judge. (and other seven judges). Prosecutor: Chief Prosecutor, Alex Jardines, Esq. Court hours: Monday–Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Currently, the Police Department has about 900 uniformed officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 7,962 major crimes in 2010. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents are 32.2 and 7.5. Nationwide, it has the highest number of crimes of all types. There were 26 murders, 44 rapes, 950 robberies, 831 assaults; 1,532 burglaries, 894 incidents of domestic violence, 8 bias crimes, and 984 cases of police force. Additionally, City-data reported 3,662 thefts, 807 auto thefts, and 51 arsons.
Jersey City – New Jersey
Jersey City was created from sections of Bergen Township in 1820, while still belonging to Bergen County. Its final incorporation took place in 1838. Upon the creation of Hudson County in 1840, the city became one of its components. It is the county seat. There are 4 heliports in Jersey City and 3 Amtrak stations less than 10 miles away.
It encompasses an area of 21 square miles inhabited by almost a quarter of a million people, as of the 2010 census. It is still the second most populated city in New Jersey after Newark. The median age was 33.2 years versus 36.7 statewide. Forty percent of the population age 15 and over has never been married, as per City-data. More than a fourth of the households had minors living with them.
The 2000 census reported the median income for a family at $41,639. Female median income was 13% lower than that for males ($30,494 versus $35,119). Median household and per capita income were $37,862 and $19,410. City-data reported these rose in 2009 to $57,166 and $33,356, respectively. Approximately 16.4% of families and 18.6% of the people lived below the poverty line. City-data estimated the median value of a house or condo in 2009 at $361,000. The cost of living index in early 2011 was above the national average (123.7% versus 100.0%).
Italians (6.6%), Irish (5.6%), and Polish (3.0%) represented the principal ancestries, as per the 2000 census. The rate of foreign-born people is twice the state level (34.0% versus 17.5%), according to City-data. They come mostly from Latin America and Asia. As of the 2010 census, 32.67% of the population was White, 27.57% Hispanic or Latino, 25.85% African American, and 23.67% Asian.
The ethnic diversity of Jersey City is one of the most inclusive in the world. There are residents from Kenya, Nigeria, Indian, Pakistan, Vietnam, China, Guyana and Haiti. It is home to the biggest Egyptian Coptic community nationwide.
There are eleven universities/colleges in the city. The largest are Hudson County Community College, New Jersey City University and Saint Peter’s College.
The highest educational attainment of people age 25 and over, as per the 2010 census, shows that 72.6% completed high school or higher. Those with a bachelor’s degree or higher and of a graduate or professional degree were below state percentages (27.5% versus 32.70% and 9.3% versus 12.05%).