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West New York Criminal Info
The Municipal Court is located at 428 60th Street, West New York. Phone: (201) 295-5185. Sessions: Monday through Thursday at 8:30 am. and Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. Judge: Hon. Amarilis A. Diaz, J.M.C.; Hon. Charles M. D’Amico. Prosecutor: Irene Kim Asbury, Esq.
The Police Department had 119 full-time employees, including 107 police officers, in 2010.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 907 major crimes in 2010. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents are 18.2 and 3.4. There occurred 3 murders, 5 rapes, 79 robberies, 84 assaults, 203 burglaries, 403 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 119 cases of police force. Additionally, City-data included 448 thefts, 85 auto thefts, and 7 arsons.
West New York – New Jersey
West New York was born as a town in 1898, substituting Union Township. It encompasses an area of 1.329 miles, about a fourth of which is water. It is one of the cities with the highest population density in the country (almost 50,000 people per square mile). There is a -21.1% change in the daytime population due to commuting.
As of the 2010 census, 80% of the housing units were occupied by renters. This ranked the town in 2000 as Nº 52 among cities with the highest renter percentage (above the country average of 33.8%). In early 2011, the cost of living index was above the national average (130.1% versus 100.0%).
Statistics from the 2010 census show that families had a median income of $34,083. Male median income was 19.6% higher than that of females ($26,703 versus $22,326). The median household income and the per capita income were $31,980 and $16,719. As per City-data, these had risen to $45,164 and $25,054 in 2009. Less than 17% of families and about 19% of the population was below the poverty level (taking into account 25.4% of minors and 22.3% of seniors).
The most common ancestries are Italian (3.9%), American (2.6%), German (1.7%), Irish (1.7%), and Arab (1.1%). Foreign-born residents represent 65.2% of the population, almost four times the state average. Presently, 59.2% of them come from Latin America.
According to the 2010 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 62.04% White, 6.01% Asian, 4.60% African American, and 78.08% Hispanic or Latino of any race. This makes it one of the places with a majority Hispanic population in the nation, ranking third in the state. Due to the great influx of emigrants from Cuba in the 1950s, it received the moniker of “Havana on the Hudson”.
The breakdown of households by type, as of the 2010 census, showed that 28.6% had minors living with them. Percentage of households composed of married couples living together and of non-families were similar (37.6% and 37.5%). The median age was 34.8 years.
City-data reported that in 2010, 54.4% of the people 25 years old had completed High school or higher. Holders of a bachelor’s degree or higher represented 16.4% and those with a graduate or professional degree 7.3%.
The most common occupations for males are Other production jobs including supervisors, Driver/sales workers and truck drivers, and Laborers and material movers, hand. Females work in Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance, Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors, and as Secretaries and administrative assistants.