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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River See Local Real Estate
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City: Perth Amboy
Zip Codes: 08861
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Perth Amboy


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Perth Amboy is 7.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Perth Amboy jobs have Increased by 2.42 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Perth Amboy's cost of living is 14.40% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Perth Amboy's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Perth Amboy's population is 52,682 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.53 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Perth Amboy is $223,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -26.30%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Perth Amboy public schools spend $20,096 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Perth Amboy. Learn more...

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Perth Amboy Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Perth Amboy. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Perth Amboy Real Estate.
The median home price in Perth Amboy is $223,900. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  3/30/2007
Housing cost

The housing cost is very high. Compare to what the average salary is. Most young people cant afford to live by themselves so they stay at home till they marry or have a... (Read More)

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  7/25/2006
Getting too expensive

It's getting to expensive to live here in Perth Amboy and all of NJ for that matter!! All the New Yorkers coming here to escape their high cost of living is driving our... (Read More)

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