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About South Amboy

South Amboy is a suburb in the New York Metro Area and in the Middlesex County. It has a population of 9,336 and a population density of 6,071, which is 98% above the national average. It has a median age of 41, which is 2 years above the New York Metro median age and 2 years above the national average.


South Amboy has a median home value of $456,800, which is 28% below the Metro average.The average rent of $2,193 is 28% below the metro average rent and 5% above the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in New York. The average household income in South Amboy is $94,776 , which is 3% above the Metro average household income and 21% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in South Amboy is 3. South Amboy also has a crime index 49 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.


$456,800Median Home Value
$635,192 New York City Metro Area
$2,193Median Rent
$3,065 New York City Metro Area
3 /10 - 8 /10
School Rating
54 mins To New York City Metro Area

South Amboy Zip Code

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South Amboy's population is made up of 54% married, 31% single, 11% divorced and 4% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 40%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 30%. Homeowners make up 54% of the population in South Amboy.

9,336Population
19,617,869 New York City Metro Area
6,071Population Density
  • 46% Male
  • 54% Female
41 Median Age
39 New York City Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in South Amboy is $46,481. The Median Household Income is $94,776 and the South Amboy Unemployment Rate is 6%.

$46,481Income Per Capita
$52,308 New York City Metro Area
$94,776Median Household Income
$91,562 New York City Metro Area
7% Poverty Rate
13% New York City Metro Area
6% Unemployment Rate
5% New York City Metro Area
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$456,800Median Home Value
$635,192 New York City Metro Area
$2,193Median Rent
$3,065 New York City Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 New York City Metro Area

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Renters
46%
Home Owners
54%
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3 /10 - 8 /10
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Top Schools in South Amboy

Sayreville Public School District
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298 ERNSTON ROAD, PARLIN, NJ, 08859
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Sayreville Public School District
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601 ERNSTON ROAD, PARLIN, NJ, 08859
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Sayreville Public School District
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ONE TAFT PLACE, PARLIN, NJ, 08859
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South Amboy School District
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249 John Street, South Amboy, NJ, 08879
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54 mins
New York City Metro Area
Commute To
Newark Liberty International Airport
33 mins
Edison Township, NJ
14 mins
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham
39 mins
Saint John's University Oakdale Cmps
11 mins
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