Perth Amboy, New Jersey 

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Population

51,309

+4.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

12.3%

Median Income

$45,276

Median Home Price

$348,200

Median Age

32.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.5

summer / winter

New York Gifts

Best Places to Live in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Perth Amboy, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Perth Amboy, NJ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth


What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Middlesex County
Metro Area: New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Perth Amboy
Zip Codes: 08861
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Perth Amboy is 12.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Perth Amboy jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Perth Amboy's cost of living is 15.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Perth Amboy's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.2% to 38.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Perth Amboy's population is 51,309 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Perth Amboy is Real Estate: $348,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.3%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Perth Amboy

It's a good time to buy in Perth Amboy. Home Appreciation is up 19.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Perth Amboy is $348,200.

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Reviews for Perth Amboy   3 Reviews
its meh good for not make money - 12/6/2019
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Housing cost - 3/30/2007
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

Getting too expensive - 7/25/2006
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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08861

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