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Peapack & Gladstone Borough
The Municipal Court is located at 1 School Street, Peapack. Phone: (908) 234-2250. Hon. Robert Foley – Judge. Raymond Stine – Prosecutor. Court is held on the first and third Monday at 6:30 p.m.
The current strength of the Police Department is 1 Chief, 9 full time officers, 1 part time officer and a civilian secretary.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 18 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 7.0 and a violent rate of 0.4. There were no murders, robberies, assaults or bias crimes. The reports included 1 rape, 4 burglaries, 4 incidents of domestic violence, and 8 cases of police force.
Peapack & Gladstone Borough
The Borough of Peapack and Gladstone comprises two villages and was incorporated as a single municipality in 1912. It is the original seat of Peapack & Gladstone Bank, the oldest independent bank in Somerset County. It is also home to the renowned Matheny Medical and Educational Center and the U.S. Equestrian Stables.
Its territory covers 5.8 square miles, inhabited by 2,582 people as per the 2010 census. The population density was low at 418 persons per square mile. As of the 2000 census, there were 646 families and 871 housing units. An unofficial 2009 figure estimated the median house or condo value at $732,314 (significantly above state average). The January 2011 cost of living index was 28.3% higher than the national average.
As per the 2000 census, the median family income was $118,770. Males had a median income 34% higher than females ($62,446 versus $46,500). The median household income was $99,499, and the per capita income $56,542. Unofficial 2009 figures estimated these had risen to $113,357 and $52,984, respectively. About 4.2% of the population was below the poverty line.
The most common ancestries are German (20.2%), Italian (19.0%), Irish (17.8%), and English 14.7%. As of the 2000 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 94.45% White, 3.12% African American, 1.23% Asian, and 3.78% Hispanic or Latino. The percentage of foreign-born residents is below the state level (12.1% versus 17.5%).
Of the 840 households recounted in the 2000 census, 37.1% had minors living with them. Almost 70.0% were married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 23.0% and 18.1%.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 40 years. The age breakdown was 26.0% under 18, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show thefts, 11 motor vehicle thefts, and 2 arsons.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were significantly above state levels (39.72% and 20.81% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Only 5.06% had not completed high school. Those with some college or associate degree were 17.25%.
The major industries in which the population engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Finance and insurance (18% males and 15% females), Construction (15% males), Retail trade (13% each males and females), and Educational services (13% females).