Lawyer for Oakland Criminal Record Expungement
If you were ever arrested in Oakland, New Jersey, or prosecuted for a criminal charge from Oakland, a record remains on you criminal case history. This can be easily accessed by the public with the emergence of on-line instant background checks. To see if you are eligible to expunge this information from your record, give my office a call anytime.
Criminal Statistics in Oakland
The Municipal Court is located at 10 Lawlor Drive, Oakland. Phone: 201-337-8140. Judge: Hon. John A. Conte, Jr., P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Thomas A. Buonocore, Esq. Sessions: First Thursday 9 AM – 2 PM; Remaining Thursdays at 4:30 PM & 5:30 PM.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 32 full-time law enforcement employees, including 26 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 141 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents are 11.1 and 0.3. There were no murders or rapes. There occurred 1 robbery, 3 assaults, 16 burglaries, 62 incidents of domestic violence, 2 bias crimes and 32 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 120 thefts, 1 motor vehicle theft, and 1 arson.
Oakland, New Jersey General Information
The area of Oakland was first settled by Dutch about 300 hundred years ago. It was initially called “The Ponds”, and the name was changed in 1870. It was established as a borough in 1902 from sections of Franklin Township.
Its territory encompasses 8.728 square miles, very scarcely populated. As of the 2010 census, it had 12,754 residents. There were 3,568 families and 4,470 housing units. City-data estimated the median house or condo value in 2009 at $496,518 versus $348,300 statewide. It also reported the March 2012 cost of living index as 23.1% higher than the national average.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a margin of error of up to 12%) that the median household income was $111,390 and the median family income $114,973. Males had a median income 39% higher ($82,750 versus $59,349). The per capita income was $43,651. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). Less than 2.0% the population lived below the poverty level.
The major ancestries are Italian (26.7%), Irish (21.2%), German (18.1%), and Polish (9.3%). As of the 2010 census, 92.71% of the population wasWhite, 4.17% Asian (versus 2.70% in 2000), and 5.34% Hispanic or Latino of any race (versus 3.87% in 2000). The rate of foreign-born residents was below the state average (9.2% versus 17.5%).
Of the households recounted in the 2010 census, 39.8% had minors living with them. A high percentage (71.3%) was composed of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 17.7% and 14.3%, respectively. The median age was 42.8 years. Minors accounted for 26.0% and seniors for 14.2%.
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 (28.55% and 16.00% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 6.00% had not completed high school versus 24.81% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 25.01%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Construction (14%), Manufacturing (13%), Retail trade (12%), and Professional, scientific and technical services (10%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (18%), Educational services (17%), and Retail trade (12%).