Perth Amboy Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Perth Amboy Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
55,436

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.6%
5 - 17:
19.4%
18 - 24:
10.8%
25 - 34:
14.5%
35 - 54:
26.3%
55 - 64:
10.1%
Over 65 Years:
11.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.9%
4.9%
High School Graduates
70.5%
70.5%
College Graduated
15.3%
15.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Perth Amboy
$21,885
$21,885
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Perth Amboy
$52,563
$52,563
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.0%

Employment Industries in Perth Amboy

 
Transportation
16.2%
16.2%
Retail
11.6%
11.6%
Administration
10.8%
10.8%
Manufacturing
10.3%
10.3%
Healthcare
9.8%
9.8%
Accommodation
6.3%
6.3%
Education
6.2%
6.2%
Construction
6.1%
6.1%
Other
5.5%
5.5%
Wholesale
4.7%
4.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.6%
3.6%
Public Service
2.4%
2.4%
Finance
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
78.0%
78.0%
White
13.9%
13.9%
Black or African American
6.4%
6.4%
Asian
1.1%
1.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
0.6%
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
1.7%
1.7%
Irish
1.5%
1.5%
Polish
1.2%
1.2%
Jamaican
0.9%
0.9%
Hungarian
0.8%
0.8%
German
0.8%
0.8%
Portuguese
0.6%
0.6%
Slovak
0.4%
0.4%
Ukrainian
0.3%
0.3%
African
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
English
0.3%
0.3%
British West Indian
0.2%
0.2%
Other Subsaharan African
0.2%
0.2%
Egyptian
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Lithuanian
0.1%
0.1%
French Canadian
0.1%
0.1%
Haitian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Spanish
76.6%
76.6%
English
20.0%
20.0%
Portuguese
0.7%
0.7%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Perth Amboy Residents:
41.5%