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Neptune Criminal Statistics
The Police Department was established in 1881 with several residents acting as volunteers. The first officer was hired in 1891. Today, the department totals 23 law-enforcement employees including 17 sworn full time police officers, counting two detectives.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 225 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 46.2 and a violent rate of 3.5. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 2 rapes, 9 robberies, 6 assaults, 33 burglaries, 56 incidents of domestic violence, and 23 cases of police force. Additionally, unofficial data, not considering bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 166 thefts, 9 motor vehicle thefts, and no arsons.
Neptune – New Jersey
Neptune City was incorporated as a borough in 1881. Its original boundaries included all of present Avon-by-the Sea and the southern portion of Bradley Beach. The Census Bureau registers is total area at 0.9 square miles. The oldest home was built here approximately in 1775. It has only one church, the Memorial United Methodist Church.
At the time of the 2010 census, 4,869 people made it their home, up from 5,218 in 2000. There were 1,330 families and 2,342 housing units. Unofficial estimates for median house or condo value place this at $122,300 in 2000 and $267,876 in 2008. The January 2011 cost of living index was 21.1% higher than the national average.
Figures from the 2000 census show that the median family income was $46,393. Male median income was comparable to that of females ($39,578 versus $34,044). The median household income was $43,451, and the per capita income $30,897. As of unofficial 2009 estimates, these rose to $57,373 and $30,897. About 5.5% of the population was below the poverty level.
Out of the 2,221 households recounted in the 2000 census, 25.5% had minors living with them. Married couples living together were 42.0% of all households. Households composed of non-families and individuals represented 40.1% and 33.5%. There were 23.5% households of females with no husband present.
The median age, as of the 2000 census, was 40 years. The age breakdown was 21.5% under 18, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% 65 years or older. For every 100 adult females, there were 83.2 adult males.
The most common ancestries are Irish (29.3%), Italian (17.9%), German (14.1%), English (11.8%), Polish (4.9%), and Dutch (2.7%). The ethnic composition as per the 2000 census was 83.38% White, 9.52% African American, and 5.31% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 13.98% did not complete high school versus 39.96% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 26.75%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 13.93% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 5.39% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in retail trade (18%), construction (17%), and manufacturing (10%). Females worked in health care and social assistance (27%), finance and insurance (11%) and educational services (10%).