South Amboy, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

As of February 25, 1888, South Amboy borough was formed, replacing South Amboy Township. On April 11, 1908, South Amboy was incorporated as a city, replacing South Amboy borough.

General Information

Town Name: South Amboy
City Hall: City Hall
Address: 140 North Broadway, SOUTH AMBOY NJ 08879
Phone Number: 732-727-4600
Land Area: 1.5 square miles
Distance to NYC: 31 miles
Town Website: http://www.southamboynj.gov/
Library Website: http://www.dowdell.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 8,895
Population Density / Mile: 5,756
Median Age: 41.17
Number of Households: 3,490
Average Household Size: 2.549
Households with Children: 1,024
Median Household Income: $68,789

Population

Population: 8,895
Population Density / Mile: 5,756
Change in Population Since 2010: 13.07%
Male Population: 4,388
Female Population: 4,507
Median Age: 41.17

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 614
5-9 years: 538
10-14 years: 525
15-19 years: 458
20-24 years: 495
25-29 years: 522
30-34 years: 548
35-39 years: 605
40-44 years: 611
45-49 years: 616
50-54 years: 665
55-59 years: 672
60-64 years: 646
65-69 years: 545
70-74 years: 353
75-79 years: 201
80-84 years: 144
85+ years: 137

Households

Number of Households: 3,490
Average Household Size: 2.549
Households with Children: 1,024
Households without Children: 1,343
Family Households: 2,368
Non-Family Households: 179

Marital Status

Never Married: 2460
Now Married: 3559
Separated: 70
Widowed: 473
Divorced: 657

Income

Median Household Income: $68,789
Average Household Income: $83,873
Per Capita Income: $32,904
Average Total Household Expenditure: $48,712

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $32,500
25-44 years: $99,314
45-64 years: $90,509
Over 64 years: $34,550

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 112
$10,000-$15,000 191
$15,000-$20,000 131
$20,000-$25,000 134
$25,000-$30,000 94
$30,000-$35,000 190
$35,000-$40,000 92
$40,000-$45,000 215
$45,000-$50,000 121
$50,000-$60,000 295
$60,000-$75,000 256
$75,000-$100,000 379
$100,000-$125,000 464
$125,000-$150,000 407
$150,000-$200,000 324
$200,000-$250,000 48
$250,000-$500,000 21
$500,000 up 16

Education

Educational Climate Index: 3

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 174
Some High School: 522
High School Grad: 2150
Some College: 1326
Associate Degree: 387
Bachelors Degree: 1088
Graduate Degree: 618

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 52
Blue Collar: 48

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 48.78
Average January Low Temperature: 21.1
Average January High Temperature: 38.2
Average July Low Temperature: 64.2
Average July High Temperature: 85.4

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 105
Lead 46
Nitrogen Oxide 143
Ozone 94
Particulate Matter 105
Air Pollution 99

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 10 Locations
Automotive Services 37 Locations
Banks - Financial 9 Locations
Eating - Drinking 72 Locations
Farm - Ranch 1 Locations
Government - Public 5 Locations
Health Care Services 61 Locations
Hospitality 6 Locations
Organizations - Associations 9 Locations
Personal Services 180 Locations
Pet Services 1 Locations
Shopping 102 Locations
Travel 9 Locations

Schools

South Amboy Elementary Elementary
South Amboy High Secondary

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