Perth Amboy, NJ Employment & Jobs

Perth Amboy employment information

IndexPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$18,988$35,928$28,051
Median household income$44,166$71,637$53,046
Median household income owner occupied$68,191$92,722$67,062
Median household income renter occupied$33,010$40,517$32,212
Median earnings male$31,520$47,414$35,771
Median earnings female$24,647$32,097$25,299
Unemployment rate4.0%6.3%6.0%
Poverty level21.2%9.9%14.9%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
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The income per capita in Perth Amboy is 47.1% less than the New Jersey average and 32.3% less than the National average. The median household income in Perth Amboy is 38.3% less than the New Jersey average and 16.7% less than the National average. The median household income in Perth Amboy for owner occupied housing is 106.6% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Perth Amboy.

The poverty level in Perth Amboy is 115.2% greater than the New Jersey average and 42.7% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Perth Amboy is 27.9% greater than the median earnings for females in Perth Amboy.

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