South Amboy, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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South Amboy, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
8,868
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
5.4%
Median Home
$321,800
Median Income
$81,742
Median Rent
$1,392

South Amboy SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
5

South Amboy, NJ Crime Report

85
Total Crimes
920.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.77%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
South Amboy
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 85 920.4 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 12 129.9 195.4 387.8
Murder 1 10.8 3.7 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 11 119.1 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 73 790.5 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 5 54.1 146.2 314.2
Larceny 63 682.2 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 5 54.1 115.7 246.0

South Amboy, NJ Cost Of Living

117
South Amboy's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense South Amboy New Jersey National Average
Overall 117 121 100
Services 114 107 100
Groceries 108 107 100
Health 104 100 100
Housing 137 160 100
Transportation 107 106 100
Utilities 100 98 100

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Rankings for South Amboy in New Jersey

Map Of South Amboy, NJ

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Population over time in South Amboy

Year Population % Change
2020 8,868 2.0%
2019 8,694 -1.3%
2018 8,811 0.6%
2017 8,762 -0.3%
2016 8,787 0.4%
2015 8,749 0.6%
2014 8,695 0.8%
2013 8,630 0.7%
2012 8,566 0.8%
2011 8,502 -

Race / Ethnicity in South Amboy

White
67.7% (6,000)
African American
6.0% (536)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.8% (244)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (67)
Hispanic
22.8% (2,021)
Race South Amboy NJ USA
White 67.7% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 6.0% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 2.8% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.8% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 22.8% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in South Amboy

Female
50.5% (4,474)
Male
49.5% (4,394)
Gender South Amboy NJ USA
Female 50.5% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (266)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (798)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,660)
Some College
25.0% (2,217)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (443)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (1,507)
Master's Degree
8.0% (709)
Professional Degree
2.0% (177)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (88)
Education South Amboy NJ USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For South Amboy, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
3.1% (27,712)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (39,589)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.2% (37,114)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (84,127)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (125,695)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.7% (112,829)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (102,684)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.1% (177,904)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.4% (92,045)
$200,000 or more
9.8% (87,096)
Income South Amboy NJ USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.2% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.7% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.1% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.4% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 9.8% 14.8% 8.3%

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