Living in Perth Amboy, NJ

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Perth Amboy, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
51,678
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
19.0%
Median Home
$261,800
Median Income
$52,563
Median Rent
$1,340

Perth Amboy SnackAbility

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

Perth Amboy, NJ Crime Report

844
Total Crimes
1,628.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.23%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Perth Amboy
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 844 1,628.8 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 147 283.7 206.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 30 57.9 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 115 221.9 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 697 1,345.1 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 110 212.3 184.6 340.5
Larceny 511 986.2 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 76 146.7 116.4 219.9

Perth Amboy, NJ Cost Of Living

116
Perth Amboy's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Perth Amboy New Jersey National Average
Overall 116 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 104 102 100
Housing 131 158 100
Transportation 107 110 100
Utilities 104 100 100

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Rankings for Perth Amboy in New Jersey

Map Of Perth Amboy, NJ

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Population over time in Perth Amboy

Year Population % Change
2019 51,678 -0.3%
2018 51,832 -1.4%
2017 52,563 0.6%
2016 52,265 0.2%
2015 52,179 0.9%
2014 51,727 0.8%
2013 51,300 0.6%
2012 50,981 0.9%
2011 50,512 0.7%
2010 50,182 -

Race / Ethnicity in Perth Amboy

White
13.9% (7,202)
African American
6.4% (3,306)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.1% (566)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (160)
Two Or More
0.3% (148)
Hispanic
78.0% (40,296)
Race Perth Amboy NJ USA
White 13.9% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 6.4% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 78.0% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Perth Amboy

Female
50.6% (26,173)
Male
49.4% (25,504)
Gender Perth Amboy NJ USA
Female 50.6% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 48.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
18.0% (9,302)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (6,201)
High School / GED
36.0% (18,604)
Some College
13.0% (6,718)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,100)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (5,684)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,550)
Professional Degree
1.0% (516)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Perth Amboy NJ USA
< 9th Grade 18.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 24.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
10.0% (518,720)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (190,477)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (519,367)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (572,726)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (646,783)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (974,379)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (675,565)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.8% (659,072)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (215,378)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (195,328)
Income Perth Amboy NJ USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.8% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 14.0% 7.7%

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