Living in South Amboy, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-11

South Amboy SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
5

South Amboy, NJ Crime Report

103
Total Crimes
1,175.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-54.24%
Below National Average

South Amboy, NJ Cost Of Living

118
South Amboy's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

South Amboy, New Jersey Info Snack

South Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, on the Raritan Bay. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 8,631, reflecting an increase of 718 (+9.1%) from the 7,913 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 50 (+0.6%) from the 7,863 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
8,694
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
7.5%
Median Home
$276,400
Median Income
$67,519
Median Rent
$1,236

South Amboy, NJ Photos

Rankings for South Amboy in New Jersey

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Map Of South Amboy, NJ

Population over time in South Amboy

Year Population % Change
2017 8,694 -1.3%
2016 8,811 0.6%
2015 8,762 -0.3%
2014 8,787 0.4%
2013 8,749 0.6%
2012 8,695 0.8%
2011 8,630 0.7%
2010 8,566 0.8%
2009 8,502 -
Crime/100k South Amboy NJ USA
Violent Crime 68.5 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 11.4 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 57.1 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 1106.8 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 216.8 215.9 376.0
Larceny 775.9 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 114.1 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in South Amboy

White
73.1% (6,358)
African American
5.1% (443)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.6% (310)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (52)
Hispanic
17.6% (1,531)
Race South Amboy NJ USA
White 73.1% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 5.1% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 17.6% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For South Amboy, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
5.2% (44,814)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (42,253)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.9% (42,509)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (82,714)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (104,737)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.7% (136,748)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (90,653)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.0% (191,293)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.3% (98,591)
$200,000 or more
4.0% (35,083)
Income South Amboy NJ USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.9% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.7% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.0% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.3% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.0% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in South Amboy

Female
46.4% (4,033)
Male
53.6% (4,661)
Gender South Amboy NJ USA
Female 46.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 53.6% 48.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (173)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (608)
High School / GED
35.0% (3,042)
Some College
24.0% (2,086)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (521)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,391)
Master's Degree
8.0% (695)
Professional Degree
1.0% (86)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (86)
Education South Amboy NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About South Amboy

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

A quaint waterside town with several bars and restaurants. Great for day at the park or an evening out.

The Waterfront park is very nice. There are several nice bars in the downtown area walking distance to the train station.

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