Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ

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2020 Population
112,595
0.0169% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.2
1.64% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.4%
1.23% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$67,789
1.83% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$299,000
3.17% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ had a population of 113k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $67,789. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew from 112,576 to 112,595, a 0.0169% increase and its median household income grew from $66,571 to $67,789, a 1.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (34.2%), White (Hispanic) (31.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.29%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.75%), and Other (Hispanic) (7.8%).

57.6% of the households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

86.3% of the residents in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Universal Training Institute (71 degrees awarded in 2020) and Robert Fiance Beauty Schools (186274) (69 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was $299,000, and the homeownership rate was 45.9%.

Most people in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 113k people, from which 86.3% 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 2020, there were 1.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.5k people) in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.1k White (Hispanic) and 10.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Spanish (43,961 households), Gujarati (2,206 households), and Polish (2,075 households).

Citizenship

86.3%
2020 Citizenship
85.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 86.3% of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was 85.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    38.5k ± 1.49k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    35.1k ± 1.89k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.5k ± 1.31k
45.9%
Hispanic Population
51.7k people

In 2020, there were 1.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.5k people) in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.1k White (Hispanic) and 10.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

45.9% of the people in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are hispanic (51.7k 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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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 13.5%. 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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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    43,961 households (41.7%)
  2. Gujarati
    2,206 households (2.09%)
  3. Polish
    2,075 households (1.97%)

57.6% of the households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 41.7% of the households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,148 ± 212
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    493 ± 153
  3. Korea
    372 ± 156

Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ employs 53.6k people. The largest industries in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Restaurants & Food Services (2,862 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,705 people), and Construction (2,696 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($126,341), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($123,462), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($106,665).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
25,232
Women
47.1%
28,330
Men
52.9%

The workforce of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 53,562 people, with 47.1% woman, and 52.9% men.

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Occupations

53.6k
2020 Value
1.92%
1 Year growth
± 1.92%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 52.6k employees to 53.6k 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 (2,709 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,758 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,251 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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.6k
2020 Value
1.92%
1 Year growth
± 1.92%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 52.6k employees to 53.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ, are Restaurants & Food Services (2,862 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,705 people), and Construction (2,696 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,372
Median earning men ± $2,056
$33,328
Median earning women ± $2,048

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($77,286), Public Administration ($71,615), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,867).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($58,505), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,517), and Information ($48,043).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

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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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

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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. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

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

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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.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been 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 New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ awarded 140 degrees. The student population of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 68 male students and 328 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Black or African American (68 and 48.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (40 and 28.6%), White (24 and 17.1%), and Asian (6 and 4.29%).

The largest universities in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Universal Training Institute (71 and 50.7%) and Robert Fiance Beauty Schools (186274) (69 and 49.3%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ are Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (71 and 50.7%), General Cosmetology (43 and 30.7%), and Barbering (12 and 8.57%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.56% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.73% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (29.1k), Some college (16.6k), and Secondary Education (15.1k).

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The median property value in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was $299,000 in 2020, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $289,800 to $299,000, a 3.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is 45.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. 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.

Median household income in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ is $67,789. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

Property

$299,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,342
$18,182
Median Property Taxes
±$775

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

45.9%
Homeownership
2020
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 45.9% 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 46%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,789
Median Household Income
± $2,584
39.7k
Number of Households
± 1,613

In 2020, the median household income of the 39.7k households in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew to $67,789 from the previous year's value of $66,571.

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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Wage Distribution

0.417
2020 Wage GINI in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ
0.433
2019 Wage GINI in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ

In 2020, the income inequality in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was 0.417 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.53% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Public Transit (6.86%)

In 2018, 73.9% of workers in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who used public transit to get to work (6.86%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.39% of the workforce in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ (13.8k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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 Two Or More.

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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87.2% of the population of Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 9.58% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.313% 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 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.8%
Uninsured
47.3%
Employer Coverage
18.5%
Medicaid
9.58%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.313%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Perth Amboy City & Sayreville Borough PUMA, NJ grew by 14.5% from 11.2% to 12.8%.

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