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Perth Amboy, NJ

Perth Amboy is in New Jersey.
51,678
Perth Amboy Population12
$
52,563
Median Household Income2
3.4
%
Unemployment Rate15
 

City Score

 

Population

The average resident of Perth Amboy is one of the youngest of any town outside of New York City with a median age of 33.3).round(1)} years, while the median age of New Jersey is 39.9).round(1)}.

Age

33.3
Median Age7
3.0
%
Population Growth Since 201012

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. New Jersey average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Race

55.8
%
New Jersey Population, White18
61.1
%
United States Population, White18

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Housing

Rent

$
1340
Monthly Average11
71
%
Renters11

Average Home Value6

 

Employment

Income

1.3
%
$100,000+9
25.5
%
<$25,0009

Distribution by Industry2

 

Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results19

Representatives

Governor13 Phil Murphy
Democratic
Senator13 Bob Menendez
Democratic
Senator13 Cory Booker
Democratic
House of Representative13 Frank Pallone
Democratic
State Senator13 Joseph Vitale
Democratic
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Morristown Medical Center, is 22.1 miles from the center of Perth Amboy, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, VA New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange Campus, is 18.6 miles away

Nearest Hospitals

 

Safety

In New Jersey, 8.9% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a decrease from 2000 when 10.8% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks14
Yes
Permit to Purchase Law14

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

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