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Wanaque Crime Stats
The Municipal Court is located at 579 Ringwood Avenue, Wanaque. Phone: (973) 839-3000. Sessions: first, second and fourth Thursday as follows: 7PM first appearances, 8PM contested matters, and third Thursdays at 9:30 AM for all matters. Judge: Hon. Harold P. Cook, III, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Ralph M. Fava, Jr., Esq.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 26 full-time law enforcement employees, 22 of them police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 128 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 11.5 and 0.7. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. There occurred 1 robbery, 7 assaults, 8 burglaries, 126 incidents of domestic violence, and 26 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 109 thefts, 3 motor vehicle thefts, and 2 arsons.
General Wanaque Data
Wanaque was created as an autonomous Borough in 1918, at the time Pompton Township was divided into three boroughs together with Bloomingdale and Ringwood. Its territory comprises 9.2 square miles (13.53% of which is water). The 2010 census registered 11,116 inhabitants, up from 10,266 in 2000.
As of the 2000 census, there were 2,689 families and 3,500 housing units. City-data reported the March 2012 cost of living index as 22.3% higher than the national average.
Statistics from the 2000 census show that the median family income was $71,127. Males had a median income 30% higher than females ($43,675 versus $33,380). The median household income was $66,113, and the per capita income $25,403. According to City-data, in 2009 these had risen to $78,034 (versus $68,342 statewide) and $33,906, respectively. Less than 4.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.
The major ancestries are Italian (25.7%), Irish (20.0%), German (18.9%), Polish (9.1%), Dutch (6.0%), and English (5.7%). The rate of foreign-born residents is below the state average (12.6% versus 17.5%). As of the 2000 census, 90.67% of the population was White, 1.51% African American, 3.62% Asian, and 5.40% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the households registered in the 2000 census, 37.9% had minors living with them. Households composed of married couples, living together represented 63.2%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 21.8% and 16.7%. Those headed by a female without a husband present totaled 10.9%. Minors accounted for 24.4% and seniors for12.0%. The median age was 38 years.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that holders of a bachelor’s or graduate degree were below state levels (16.36% and 8.60% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 13.00% had not completed high school versus 35.11% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 27.56%.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in Manufacturing (18%), Construction (17%), and Retail trade (14%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (26%), Educational services (14%), and Retail trade (10%).