Perth Amboy, NJ Cost of Living


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Perth Amboy cost of living score
124.7
More expensive
24.7% higher
than the US average
4.1% higher
than the New Jersey average
Perth Amboy, New Jersey gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 124.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 24.7% higher than the U.S. average and 4.1% lower than the average for New Jersey.

Perth Amboy, NJ

Housing costs in Perth Amboy?
A typical home costs $378,000, which is 11.8% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 12.5% less expensive than the average New Jersey home, at $432,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Perth Amboy costs $1,700 per month, which is 18.9% more than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,710.

Can I afford Perth Amboy?
To live comfortably in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, a minimum annual income of $72,360 for a family, and $53,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Perth Amboy?
Perth Amboy, NJ has an overall average cost of living that tends to be slightly below the U.S national rate due mainly in part to its low housing prices and taxes while utility costs remain quite reasonable too which makes this town a viable choice even at its elevated price tags associated with goods and services here too.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesPerth AmboyNew JerseyUnited States
  124.7119.8100.0
  103.9105.8100
  98.896.9100.0
  119.4136.4100.0
  $378,000$432,100$338,100
  114.7%109.2%100.0%
  133.1127.7100.0
  122.8112.5100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 17 years ago

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  More

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Over 18 years ago

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  More

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