South Amboy employment information

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$36,316$36,359$28,555
Median household income$73,710$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$86,612$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$55,058$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$60,221$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$37,994$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level7.7%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in South Amboy is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Amboy is 38% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Amboy is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Amboy is 51% lower than the national average.

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South Amboy median earnings by income bracket

South Amboy employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.2%0.9%
Manufacturing sector11.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services20.5%10.3%
Public administration6.4%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.6%5.4%
Education, health & social services13.5%40.0%

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Rumson, NJ7,045$151,667184%
Mountainside, NJ6,765$146,389174%
Cranbury, NJ2,347$145,781173%
Middlebush, NJ2,341$141,394164%
Fair Haven, NJ6,093$140,000162%
South Amboy, NJ8,749$73,71038%

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Woodburn, VA8,742$100,23887%
Cedar Hills, OR8,757$65,39622%
Matawan, NJ8,759$82,94055%
Sallisaw, OK8,761$30,42643%
South Amboy, NJ8,749$73,71038%
Source: The South Amboy, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.