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Welcome to Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Zip Codes: County: Middlesex County
Area Code:
732
 People
Total population (2000) 47,303
Total white population (2000) 21,951
Total black population (2000) 4,749
Total asian population (2000) 723
American Indian & Alaska Native population (2000) 330
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander popualtion (2000) 60
Hispanic population (2000) 33,033
Total population over 18 yrs (2000) 33,831
White population over 18 yrs (2000) 16,747
Black population over 18 yrs (2000) 3,288
American Indian & Alaska Native population over 18 yrs (2000) 210
Asian population over 18 yrs (2000) 562
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population over 18 yrs (2000) 41
Total male population (2000) 23,441
Total female population (2000) 23,862
Male median age (2000) 30
Female median age (2000) 33
Both sexes median age (2000) 31


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Male Age Distribution (2000)
Female Age Distribution (2000)
Male Marriage Statistics (2000)
Female Marriage Statistics (2000)
Foreign Population Year of Entry (2000)
Foreign & Native Population (2000)
Household Language Distribution (2000)
Male School Enrollment (2000)
Female School Enrollment (2000)
Male Education Attained (2000)
Female Education Attained (2000)
 Geography
Total land area 12,385,154 sq meters
Total water area 3,102,833 sq meters
Total land area 4.78194 sq miles
Total water area 1.19801 sq miles
Latitude 41 N
Longitude -74 W
 Economics
Total number of households (2000) 14,562
Average household size (2000) 3
Average family size (2000) 4
Median household income (1999) $37,608
Aggregate household income (1999) $695,951,800
Household's less than $200,000.00 aggregate income (1999) $650,321,900
Household's more than $200,000.00 aggregate income (1999) $45,630,000
Household's with interest, dividends, or net rental income (2000) 3,262
Household's with no interest, dividends, or net rental income (2000) 11,301
Household's with social security income (2000) 3,694
Household's with no social security income (2000) 10,869
Total number of families (2000) 10,945
Families median income (1999) $40,740
Per capita income (1999) $14,989

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Travel time to work in mintues (2000)
Household income based on householder age (2000)
Workers 16 years and older means of transportation to work (2000)
Age distribution at or above the poverty line (2000)
Age distribution below the poverty line (2000)
 Crime
Violent crime (2005) 168
Murder & nonnegligent manslaughter (2005) 2
Forcible rape (2005) 3
Robbery (2005) 59
Aggravated assault (2005) 104
Property crime (2005) 1,200
Burglary (2005) 270
Larceny-theft (2005) 778
Motor vehicle theft (2005) 152
Arson One (2005) 1