Defense Attorney for Somerdale Juvenile Arrests & Drug Charges
Somerdale is a small town in Camden where a surprising number of criminal charges are filed. If you are facing charges in Somerdale following a drug arrest or other offense, give us a call to discuss the best course of action in your case.
Somerdale Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 105 Kennedy Blvd.., Somerdale. Phone: 856-783-0958. Sessions are held on the second, third, and fourth Tuesday at 5:30 pm. Judge: Hon. Nicholas F. Trabosh, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: John S. Kennedy, Esq.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 13 full-time law enforcement employees, all of them police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 183 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 35.5 and 1.4. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. There occurred 4 robberies, 3 assaults, 40 burglaries, 22 incidents of domestic violence, and 13 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 125 thefts, 11 motor vehicle thefts, and no arsons.
General Somerdale Info
The Borough of Somerdale was formed in 1929. It is one of seven municipalities created from the now-extinct Clementon Township. Its wholly-land territory encompasses 1.4 square miles.
At the time of the 2000 census, the borough had 5,192 residents and 2,068 households. There were 1,379 families and 2,168 housing units. According to City-data, in 2009 the estimated median house or condo value was $183,358 versus $348,300 statewide.
Statistics from the 2000 census show that the median family income was $54,200. Males had a median income of$37,008 versus $31,237 for females. The median household income was $46,898, and the per capita income $21,259. As per City-data, in 2009 these had risen to $66,613 and $28,402, respectively. Less than 6.0% of the families and of the population lived below the poverty line.
The ancestries most cited by the residents are Italian (23.6%), Irish (22.6%), German (14.7%), English (9.2%), and Polish (6.1%). The rate of foreign-born residents is below the state average (6.7% versus 17.5%). As of the 2000 census, 75.35% of the population was White, 17.66% African American, 3.24% Asian, and 3.89% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the households recounted in the 2000 census, 27.5% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 48.4%. Households made up of non-families and of individuals were 33.3% and 29.6%, respectively. Those headed by a female without a husband present totaled 12.1%. Minors accounted for 22.3% and seniors for 15.4%. The median age was 39 years.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that holders a bachelor’s or graduate degree were below state levels (11.12% and 7.54% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 12.00% had not completed high school versus 45.37% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 24.05%.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in Construction (14%), Accommodation and food services (11%), Manufacturing (11%), and Retail trade (11%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (21%), Retail trade (14%), and Educational services (11%).