Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ

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Population
111,752
1.2% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
37

Poverty Rate
12.2%

Median Household Income
$64,757
1.43% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$282,600
1.36% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
52,898
2.33% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ had a population of 112k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $64,757. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ declined from 113,114 to 111,752, a -1.2% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,847 to $64,757, a 1.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are White (Hispanic) (37.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.69%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.4%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.21%). 55.3% of the people in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 84.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-Perth Amboy (118 degrees awarded in 2017) and Universal Training Institute (64 degrees).

The median property value in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is $282,600, and the homeownership rate is 46.5%. Most people in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
55.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 66.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 18, 2006
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who was appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 112k people, from which 84.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 33.6% of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (37.6k people).

In 2018, there were 1.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (41.5k people) in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 9.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Spanish (41,889 speakers), Polish (1,668 speakers), and Gujarati (1,483 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Hispanic)
    41.5k ± 1.45k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    40.2k ± 1.21k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.71k ± 962
45.4%
Hispanic Population
50.7k people

In 2018, there were 1.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (41.5k people) in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 9.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

45.4% of the people in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are hispanic (50.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    41,889 speakers (40.2%)
  2. Polish
    1,668 speakers (1.6%)
  3. Gujarati
    1,483 speakers (1.42%)

55.3% of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 40.2% of the overall population of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 1.6% speak Polish and 1.42% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

33.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
37.6k people
32.8%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
36.7k people

As of 2018, 33.6% of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ residents (37.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was 32.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was 37. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    13,667 ± 2,691 people
  2. India
    3,913 ± 1,509 people
  3. Mexico
    3,500 ± 1,430 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 13,667 Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ residents, followed by India with 3,913 and Mexico with 3,500.

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Citizenship

84.6%
2018 Citizenship
82.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 84.6% of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was 82.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,098 ± 186
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    402 ± 147
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    371 ± 142

Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is $64,757. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

Males in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,909. The income inequality in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.425, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ employs 52.9k people. The largest industries in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (3,306 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,200 people), and Construction (2,715 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($101,352), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($98,136), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($96,092).

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,757
2018 value
± $1,886
1.43%
1 Year Growth
± 4.04%

Households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $64,757, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,847 in 2017, which represents a 1.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$61,714
Average Male Salary in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ
± $9,144
$46,909
Average Female Salary in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ
± $6,354

In 2017, full-time male employees in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ made 1.32 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $62,142 ± $21,217
  2. Black
    $58,699 ± $26,529
  3. White
    $46,506 ± $5,037

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.425
2017 Wage GINI in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ
0.424
2016 Wage GINI in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ

In 2017, the income inequality in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was 0.425 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.155% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ (13.6k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    10,097 ± 790
  2. Hispanic
    8,823 ± 739
  3. Black
    1,444 ± 284

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

52.9k
2017 Value
2.33%
1 Year growth
± 2.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.33%, from 51.7k employees to 52.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,852 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,847 people), and Retail salespersons (1,625 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,852 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,847 people), and Retail salespersons (1,625 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Automotive & watercraft service attendants- (8.94 times higher than expected), Refuse & recyclable material collectors (6.14 times), and Packers & packagers, hand (3.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Education administrators ($327,450), Architectural & engineering managers ($249,458), and Physicians & surgeons ($175,695).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.9k
2017 Value
2.33%
1 Year growth
± 2.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.33%, from 51.7k employees to 52.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,306 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,200 people), and Construction (2,715 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,306 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,200 people), and Construction (2,715 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Warehousing & storage (10.3 times higher than expected), Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers (4.84 times), and Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers (4.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($101,352), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($98,136), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($96,092).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.1B
  2. $36.5B
  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B
2015 Value in New Jersey
$734B
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $70.5B
  2. $48.9B
  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ awarded 182 degrees. The student population of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 49 male students and 255 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (81 and 46%), followed by Black or African American (55 and 31.3%), White (17 and 9.66%), and Unknown (10 and 5.68%).

The largest universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-Perth Amboy (118 and 64.8%) and Universal Training Institute (64 and 35.2%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (64 and 35.2%), General Cosmetology (62 and 34.1%), and Barbering (21 and 11.5%).

The median tuition costs in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 64 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 62 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 21 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants with 64 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 118 degrees awarded
  2. 64 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-Perth Amboy with 118 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

40
Degrees Awarded to Men
142
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 40 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, which is 0.282 times less than the 142 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    81 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    55 degrees awarded
  3. White
    17 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 81 degrees mean that there were 1.47 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 55 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was $282,600 in 2018, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $278,800 to $282,600, a 1.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is 46.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$282,600
2018 Median
± $3,596
$278,800
2017 Median
± $3,753

In 2018, the median property value in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew to to $282,600 from the previous year's value of $278,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$64,757
Median Household Income
± $1,886
38.5k
Number of Households
± 1,327

In 2018, the median household income of the 38.5k households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew to $64,757 from the previous year's value of $63,847.

The following chart displays the households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

46.5%
2018 Homeownership
47.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 46.5% of the housing units in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 47.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.31% of the workforce in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    73.9%
  2. Carpooled
    10.2%
  3. Public Transit
    6.86%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (73.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.2%) and those who Public Transit (6.86%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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88.2% of the population of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 49.2% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 9.27% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.371% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.8%
Uninsured
49.2%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
9.27%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.371%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ N/A by N/A from N/A% to 11.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.1% prevalence
  2. 11.7% prevalence
  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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