StatisticPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)11,2121,21591
Median age32.639.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%45%43%
Speak English20%69%79%
Speak Spanish76%16%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Perth Amboy is 823% higher than New Jersey
  • The median age in Perth Amboy is 17% lower than New Jersey
  • In Perth Amboy 79.96% of the population is White
  • In Perth Amboy 7.44% of the population is Black
  • In Perth Amboy 2.21% of the population is Asian

Compare Perth Amboy, NJ Demographics


      Perth Amboy population breakdown by race

      RacePerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
      American Indian0.14%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.70%2.53%3.06%
      Other race8.54%6.35%4.75%
      In Perth Amboy, 81.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Perth Amboy age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Perth Amboy, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).