08861 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about 08861. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 08861 such as So...uth Amboy and Fords. When you’re ready, Trulia has 174 resale and new homes in 08861 lined up for you, including open houses, and 169 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$159,000

Median Sales Price

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$127

Price Per Sqft

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$1,625

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 08861 show a -9% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -5% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 08861 for Apr 28 to Jul 27 was $159,000 based on 4 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 08861 was $127, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 08861 for Jun 28 to Jul 28 was $1,625.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

08861 has very low crime relative to the rest of Middlesex County.

Knowing more about crime activity in 08861 can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1

Count of Vandalism


Best Schools in 08861

There are 11 schools in 08861.

Elementary Schools
3

Edward J. Patten Elementary School

Public, K - 4

3

Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School

Public, K - 4

3

Herbert N. Richardson 21st Century

Public, K - 4

Middle Schools
2

Mcginnis Middle School

Public, 5 - 8

2

Samuel E. Shull Middle School

Public, 5 - 8

High Schools
1

Perth Amboy High School

Public, 9 - 12

N/A

Middlesex County Vocational Tech Hs Perth Amboy

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in 08861 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
25%
Single residents
Home owners
33%
Home owners
Median age
32
Median age
Household income
$50,359
Median household income
College educated
19%
College educated

Commute

Most people in 08861 commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
90% commute by car
0% commute by bike
7% commute by public transportation
3% commute by foot

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