Perth Amboy, NJ Employment & Jobs

Perth Amboy employment information

IndexPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$20,162$36,937$25,804
Median household income$47,696$75,936$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$65,954$85,351$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$35,752$49,103$35,685
Median earnings male$28,726$51,056$38,921
Median earnings female$19,763$30,610$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)10.8%3.7%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)7.3%9.6%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)n/a8.5%7.3%
Poverty level17.6%6.5%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Perth Amboy is 45.4% less than the New Jersey average and 21.9% less than the National average. The median household income in Perth Amboy is 37.2% less than the New Jersey average and 8.9% less than the National average. The median household income in Perth Amboy for owner occupied housing is 84.5% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Perth Amboy.

The poverty level in Perth Amboy is 172.3% greater than the New Jersey average and 42.9% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Perth Amboy is 45.4% greater than the median earnings for females in Perth Amboy.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Perth Amboy, NJ

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Tottensville, New York2Annandale, New York5.6
Charlestown-Richmond Valley, New York2.1Ettingville, New York6.4
Woodrow, New York3.4Bloomfield-Chelsea-Travis, New York6.8
Prince's Bay, New York3.6Great Kills, New York7.5
Rossville, New York3.7Richmondtown, New York8.3
Huguenot, New York4.5Oakwood, New York8.7
Fresh Kills, New York4.9Howland Hook, New York9.3
Ardon Heights, New York5.2Mariners Harbor, New York9.6
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