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Trenton Criminal Data
N.J. State Prison is located in Trenton. It has two maximum-security units to house some of the state’s most dangerous people. According to unofficial information, there were 114 registered sex offenders living in the city in July 2011.
In 2010, there were 445 full-time law enforcement employees, including 356 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 3,851 major crimes in 2010 (the highest in the county). This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 41.4 and a violent rate of 14.01. The reports included 15 murders, 13 rapes, 501 robberies, 672 assaults, 872 burglaries, 1,210 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 445 cases of police force. With the exception of bias crimes, the city has the highest number of crimes in all categories in the county.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 1,289 thefts, 362 motor vehicle thefts, and 45 arsons.
The Municipal Court is located at 225 N Clinton Ave., Trenton. Phone 609-9893700. Lou Sancinito is the Chief Judge. There are three other judges in this Court. Prosecutor: Lyle Hough, Jr. There are 27 court sessions per week
Trenton – New Jersey
Trenton, the capital of the state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County, dates back at least to 1719. It became the state capital in 1790. Its territory of 8.1 square miles is home to 84,913 residents, as of the 2010 census. This makes it the 10th largest municipality in the state. The population density is high at more than 10,000 inhabitants per square mile.
As of the 2010 census, there were 28,758 households, out of which 32.0% had minors living with them. There were more households with a female householder with no husband present than of married couples living together (25.1% versus 28.1%). Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 37.9% and 30.8%, respectively. The median age was 32.6 years. The age breakdown was 25.1% under 18, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% 65 or older.
The racial composition as of the 2010 census was 52.01% African American, 33.71% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 26.56% White, and 1.19% Asian. The percentage of Black and of Hispanic race population is significantly above state average.
Statistics for 2010 from the American Community Survey of the Census Bureau (4%-5% margin of error) showed that the median household income was $36,601. The median family income was $41,491. Female and male median income was almost equal ($29,884 versus $31,319). The per capita income was $17,400. The percentage of people living below the poverty level was about 24.5% (including 36.3% of minors and 17.5% of seniors). The January 2011 cost of living index was 13.7% higher than the national average. The unemployment rate was above state average, at 13.4%.
The 2010 data for the population 25 years and over showed that 31.67% did not complete high school (versus 14.15% statewide). Those with some college or associate degree were 22.50%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree represented 6.80% versus 20.65% statewide. Individuals with a graduate degree were 4.03% versus 12.05% statewide.
The major industries in which the population engaged from 2005 to 2009 were health care (20% females), public administration (16% females and 11% males), construction (11% males), and accommodation and food services (9% males and 5% females).