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If you were arrested in Leonia, a record of the arrest and disposition likely still remains on your criminal record. In many cases, this can be changed through the expungement process. Give us a call to see if this is possible in your case.
Leonia Criminal Data
In 2010, the Police Department had 23 full-time law enforcement employees, including 17 police officers. Reflecting the diversity of the community there are officers able to provide services in English, Spanish and Korean.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 56 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 6.3 and 0.2. There occurred 1 robbery, 1 assault, 19 burglaries, 6 incidents of domestic violence, 23 cases of police force, and no murders, rapes or bias crimes.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 33 thefts, 2 motor vehicle thefts, and no arsons.
Leonia NJ Info
Leonia was created as a borough in 1894 from portions of Ridgefield Township. Its territory of 1.635 square miles was inhabited by 8,027 residents as of the 2010 census. In 2008, the magazine New Jersey Monthly placed it 31st in its list of “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey.
The population was 55.22% White as of the 2010 census (versus 65.74% in 2000); 2.34% African American, Hispanic or Latino of any race 16.66% (versus 12.73% in 2000), and 35.12% Asian (versus 26.06% in 2000). Korean Americans represented 26.5% of the population (4th highest nationwide and 2nd highest statewide of any place with at least 1,000 residents identifying their origins). Japanese descendants account for 3.07% of the borough’s residents (4th highest of any state municipality identifying their origins). Other major ancestries are Italian (14.5%), Irish (11.7%), and German (9.7%). The rate of foreign-born residents is below the state average (8.9% versus 17.5%).
At the time of the 2000 census, the median family income was $84,591. Males had a median income 44.6% higher than females ($55,156 versus $38,125). The median household income was $72,440, and the per capita income $35,352. As per City-data, in 2009 these had risen to $67,829 and $40,901, respectively. Less than 7.0% of the population lived below the poverty level. The January 2011 cost of living index was 24.7% higher than the national average.
Of all households recounted in the 2010 census, 34.8% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 61.2%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 23.3% and 20.0%. The median age was 43.0 years. Minors accounted for 22.3% and seniors for 15.1%.
The Municipal Court is located at 312 Broad Ave. Telephone: 201-592-5780. Judge: John R. DeShelpo. Prosecutor: Mark Fierro, Esq. Court sessions are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month at 4 p.m. at the Borough Annex located at 305 Beechwood Place.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentages with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were significantly above state levels (31.43% and 22.01% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 6.00% had not completed high school versus 21.85% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 19.24%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Retail trade (14%), Professional, scientific and technical services (11%), Manufacturing (9%), Transportation and warehousing (7%) and Educational services (7%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (22%), Educational services (14%), and Retail trade (12%).