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Population (year 2000): 7,913. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,975 (+0.8% change)
Males: 3,865 (48.8%), Females: 4,048 (51.2%)

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $50,529 (year 2000)
Median house value: $138,500 (year 2000)

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Races in South Amboy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.7%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (26.9%), Polish (25.8%), Italian (16.7%), German (12.8%), English (5.1%), United States (4.0%).

New! Amboy, New Jersey forum

Elevation: 99 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

South

For population 25 years and over in South Amboy

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Amboy city

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

9.0% Foreign born (4.5% Europe, 2.9% Latin America, 1.0% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +198 (+2.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Edison, (7.5 miles pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (18.9 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (29.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Park, NJ (2.3 miles Madison Amboy, NJ Perth (2.7 miles NJ Sayreville, (2.9 miles Harbor, NJ Laurence (3.4 miles NJ (4.3 miles Fords, NJ Woodbridge, (5.2 miles NJ (5.2 miles Sewaren, Beach, NJ Cliffwood (5.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,900
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,900
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $117,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $117,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $117,000

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 74.29 W

Area code: 732


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Manufacturing (13.7%), Retail trade (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,335 (-16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 469 (12.8%)


 

Crime in South Amboy by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.6
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 2 2 0 2
    per 100,000 25.3 25.3 0.0 25.3
Assaults 9 7 5 17
    per 100,000 113.7 88.5 63.2 214.8
Burglaries 24 21 28 42
    per 100,000 303.3 265.4 353.8 530.8
Thefts 93 91 86 85
    per 100,000 1175.3 1150.0 1086.8 1074.2
Auto thefts 16 13 15 12
    per 100,000 202.2 164.3 189.6 151.6
114.7 103.0 96.0 155.4


Average climate in South Amboy, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South

South Amboy-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the South Amboy city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category 3 tornado 33.3 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near South Amboy:
  • RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
  • STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-SOUT (about 6 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY)
  • RAHWAY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; RAHWAY, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Amboy:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 17 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 25 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 31 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Amboy:
  • LINDEN (about 10 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • OLD BRIDGE (about 12 miles; OLD BRIDGE, NJ; ID: 3N6)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 20 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)

Amtrak stations near South Amboy:
  • 7 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Amboy:
  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; EDISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,739)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 12 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 30,649)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 13 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE (about 14 miles; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; LINCROFT, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,533)
Public high school in South Amboy:
  • SOUTH AMBOY HIGH (Students: 537; Location: 200 GOVERNOR HAROLD G. HOFFMAN; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in South Amboy:
  • ST MARY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 310 AUGUSTA STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in South Amboy:
  • SOUTH AMBOY ELEMENTARY (Students: 644; Location: 249 JOHN ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SELOVER SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 150 LINCOLN AVE.; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in South Amboy:
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 229 CEDAR STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST. MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 301 SECOND ST.; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in South Amboy:
  • DOWDELL LIBRARY OF SOUTH AMBOY (Operating income: $289,975; Location: 100 HOFFMAN PLAZA; 52,008 books; 704 audio materials; 1,595 video materials; 109 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in South Amboy: South Amboy Progressive Hose Company Number 1 (A), South Amboy Engine Company Number 1 (B).

Churches in South Amboy include: First Methodist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Christ Church (C), Saint Mary's Convent (D), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (E), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (F), First Baptist Church (G).

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1).

River: Raritan River (A).


South Amboy compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in South Amboy:
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Amboy:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCNJ (89.3 FM; HAZLET, NJ; Owner: WVRM, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Amboy:
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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