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Defense Attorney for Riverside Juvenile Arrest & Criminal Charges

Before going to Riverside court alone, consult with an experienced defense attorney. I can go over the reports and discovery in your case to assess what the best course of action is. We can negotiate with the prosecutor or take your case to trial depending on what your goals are. Give my office a call so we can defend you against any criminal or municipal court charge in Burlington County.

Criminal Statistics on Riverside NJ

The Municipal Court is located at 1 W. Scott St., Riverside. Phone: (856) 461-0466. Judge: Dennis P. McInerney. Prosecutor: R. Louis Gallagher. Sessions: First three Tuesdays of each month.

The Police Department has 16 full-time officers, and part-time and special police officers to aid with community patrols and activities. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 126 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents are 15.6 and 1.6. There occurred 3 rapes, 5 robberies, 5r assaults, 24 burglaries, 169 incidents of domestic violence, 3 bias crimes, 16 cases of police force, and no murders.

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 below state levels (17.05% and 7.44% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 12.00% had not completed high school versus 37.72% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 26.08%.

General Riverside Information

Riverside was formed as a township in 1895, from sections of Delran Township. It is located only about 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia. Its territory covers 1.614 square miles, very densely populated with more than 5,000 persons per square mile.

As of the 2010 census, Riverside had 8,079 inhabitants. The 2000 census registered 1,992 families and 3,118 housing units. City-data reports that renters are below the state average (28% versus 34%). It also estimated the median contract rent for apartments in 2008 at $806 and the median house or condo value at $218,449 (versus $364,100 statewide).

Statistics from the 2000 census reveal that the median family income was $52,479. Males had a median income 43% higher than females ($36,556 versus $25,510). The per capita income was $18,758. The median household income township was $43,358. As per City-data, in 2008 it had risen to $55,334 versus $70,378 statewide. Less than 9.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.

At the time of the 2000 census, 90.22% of the population was White, 4.44% African American and 4.11% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The rate of foreign-born residents (37% naturalized) was below the state average (10.2% versus 17.5%).

Of the almost 3,000 households recounted in the 2000 census, 32.8% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 48.4%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 33.1% and 27.3%, respectively. Those made up of female householders without a husband present and of seniors living alone were 12.0% and 11.5%. The median age was 36 years. Minors accounted for 25.0% and seniors for 13.8%.

The most common industries for males are Construction (17%), Truck transportation (6%), Public administration (4%), and Administrative and support and waste management services (4%). Females worked in Health care (16%), Finance and insurance (8%), Accommodation and food services (7%), and Educational services (7%). If you are facing criminal charges in Burlington County, call to speak with an experienced defense attorney.






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