South Amboy, New Jersey 

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Population

8,846

13% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$73,710

Avg. Home Price

$254,300

Best Places to Live in South Amboy, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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QUICK FACTS

City: South Amboy
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Amboy is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Amboy jobs have increased by 2.42%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Amboy's cost of living is 19.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare South Amboy's Cost of Living
POPULATION
South Amboy's population is 8,846 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.50%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Amboy is $254,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -10.40%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
South Amboy public schools spend $15,405 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in South Amboy. Learn More...

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Housing Market in South Amboy

It's a good time to buy in South Amboy. Home Appreciation is up 2.2% in the last 12 months. Browse South Amboy Real Estate.

The median home price in South Amboy is $254,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for South Amboy    2 Reviews
Alot for a little - 8/2/2010
The town used to be middle class and affordable but costs are goin up and lower class is movin in time to move... (Read More)

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Best Places to Live in NJ - 5/1/2009
South Amboy ranked 52 in the top 100 best places to live in NJ in 2008, by NJ Monthly... (Read More)


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