Defense Attorney for Pleasantville NJ Juvenile Charges & Drug Possession Arrests
A surprising number of arrests are made in Pleasantville, mostly resulting from the town’s proximity to Atlantic City. I defend both adult and juvenile cases throughout South Jersey. Give my office a call anytime to discuss your family’s case.
Pleasantville Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 18 North First St., Pleasantville. Phone: 609.484.3661, 609.484.3663. Judge: Richard T. Fauntleroy. Prosecutor: David Spitalnick. Mondays and Thursdays First Appearances 8:30 AM. Trials 10:30 AM and 11:30 AM.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 66 full-time law enforcement employees, 52 of them police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 829 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 40.9 and 9.6. There occurred 3 murders, 4 rapes, 94 robberies, 93 assaults, 240 burglaries (second highest number in the county), 369 incidents of domestic violence, 66 cases of police force, and no bias crimes.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 354 thefts, 33 motor vehicle thefts, and 5 arsons.
Statistical Info on Pleasantville NJ
Pleasantville was initially established as a borough in 1889, from areas of Egg Harbor Township. In 1914, the borough was replaced with the incorporation of Pleasantville as a city.
Its territory comprises 7.298 square miles, inhabited by 20,249 residents as of the 2010 census, up from 19,012 in 2000. At the time of the 2000 census, there were 4,366 families and 7,042 housing units. According to City-data, the 2009 estimated median house or condo value was $178,923 versus $348,300 statewide.
The 2000 census statistics reveal that the median family income was $40,016. Male median income was $26,909 versus $25,886 for females. The median household income was $36,913, and the per capita income $17,668. As per City-data, in 2009 these had risen to $38,306 (versus $68,342 statewide) and. $19,106. Approximately 16.0% of the population lived below the poverty line.
The most common ancestries are West Indian (5.3%), Irish (4.9%), German (4.8%), Italian (3.3%), and English (2.9%). The rate of foreign-born residents is below the state level (12.9% versus 17.5%). As of the 2000 census, 25.01% of the population was White, 57.70% African American, 1.95% Asian, and 21.87% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the households recounted in the 2000 census, 36.1% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 35.0%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 31.8% and 24.5%, respectively. Those headed by a female without a husband present totaled 24.7%. Minors accounted for 30.4% and seniors for 11.2%. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 adult females, there were 81.8 adult males.
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 below state levels (8.25% and 3.62% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 25.00% had not completed high school versus 41.90% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 21.70%.
From 2005 to 2009, the population engaged in Health care and social assistance (25% females), Accommodation and food services (24% females and 22% males), Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16% males and 15% females).