Living in Perth Amboy, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Perth Amboy SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
7

Perth Amboy, NJ Crime Report

886
Total Crimes
1,692.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.10%
Below National Average

Perth Amboy, NJ Cost Of Living

116
Perth Amboy's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Perth Amboy, New Jersey Info Snack

Perth Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. The City of Perth Amboy is part of the New York metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 50,814, reflecting an increase of 3,511 (+7.4%) from the 47,303 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 5,336 (+12.7%) from the 41,967 counted in the 1990 Census. Perth Amboy is known as the "City by the Bay," referring to Raritan Bay.
Population
51,832
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
18.3%
Median Home
$255,100
Median Income
$53,011
Median Rent
$1,304

Perth Amboy, NJ Photos

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Rankings for Perth Amboy in New Jersey

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Map Of Perth Amboy, NJ

Population over time in Perth Amboy

Year Population % Change
2017 51,832 -1.4%
2016 52,563 0.6%
2015 52,265 0.2%
2014 52,179 0.9%
2013 51,727 0.8%
2012 51,300 0.6%
2011 50,981 0.9%
2010 50,512 0.7%
2009 50,182 -
Crime/100k Perth Amboy NJ USA
Violent Crime 315.2 208.1 368.9
Murder 1.9 3.2 5.0
Robbery 101.2 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 212.0 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 1377.3 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 240.7 215.9 376.0
Larceny 1012.5 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 124.2 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Perth Amboy

White
11.1% (5,757)
African American
6.4% (3,304)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.3% (697)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (208)
Two Or More
0.3% (179)
Hispanic
80.4% (41,687)
Race Perth Amboy NJ USA
White 11.1% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 6.4% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 80.4% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
10.0% (517,799)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (172,925)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (567,857)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (576,633)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (627,990)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (986,842)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (706,652)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (638,717)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (237,934)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (149,846)
Income Perth Amboy NJ USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Perth Amboy

Female
50.2% (26,030)
Male
49.8% (25,802)
Gender Perth Amboy NJ USA
Female 50.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Perth Amboy for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
19.0% (9,848)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (5,701)
High School / GED
36.0% (18,659)
Some College
14.0% (7,256)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,109)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (5,183)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,554)
Professional Degree
1.0% (518)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Perth Amboy NJ USA
< 9th Grade 19.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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