Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Perth Amboy is 55,291. Perth Amboy, New Jersey is the 719th largest city in the US.
Perth Amboy is located entirely in Middlesex County.
The peak population of Perth Amboy was in 2020, when its population was 55,389. In 2020, Perth Amboy was the 712th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 719th largest city in the US. Perth Amboy is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Perth Amboy has grown 16.7% since the 2000. Perth Amboy, New Jersey's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 28,797. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.2% of the residents of Perth Amboy are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Perth Amboy are 79.2% White, 8.7% Other, 8.4% Black, 2.5% Two or more races and 1.1% Asian. Additionally, 78.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Perth Amboy, 19.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.8%. On a per-household basis, 17.7% of families are below the poverty line in Perth Amboy.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.5% of Perth Amboy residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 70.5% of Perth Amboy residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.3% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Perth Amboy residents aged 5 and older, 80.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 76.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Perth Amboy is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Perth Amboy, 8.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Perth Amboy is $52,563.
In Perth Amboy, 28.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 71.3% of housing units in Perth Amboy.
Of all the housing units in Perth Amboy, 33.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Perth Amboy, 16.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Perth Amboy is $1,340.
In Perth Amboy, 59.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|709||Apple Valley, Minnesota||55,638||21.1%|
|712||Mount Prospect, Illinois||55,541||-1.1%|
|718||West Haven, Connecticut||55,294||5.5%|
|719||Perth Amboy, New Jersey||55,291||16.7%|
|720||San Jacinto, California||55,290||131.3%|
|723||Plainfield, New Jersey||54,936||14.8%|
|724||Bonita Springs, Florida||54,904||66.1%|
|726||Tinley Park, Illinois||54,864||11.4%|
|761||West New York||52,242||13.6%|
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