Perth Amboy Real Estate Market Overview

Could Perth Amboy, NJ 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 Perth Amboy. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Perth Amboy such... as South Amboy and Fords. When you’re ready, Trulia has 136 resale and new homes in Perth Amboy lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$210,625

Median Sales Price

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$137

Price Per Sqft

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$1,825

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Perth Amboy show a 3% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 7% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Perth Amboy for May 24 to Aug 23 was $210,625 based on 60 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Perth Amboy was $137, an increase of 1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Perth Amboy for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,825.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Perth Amboy 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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6

Counts of Theft

1

Count of Arrest

1

Count of Traffic


Best Schools in Perth Amboy

There are 39 schools in Perth Amboy.

Elementary Schools
4

Port Reading Elementary School

Public, K-5

4

Lafayette Estates Elementary School

Public, K-5

4

Anthony V Ceres School

Public, K-4

Middle Schools
4

Samuel E Shull Middle School

Public, 5-8 & Ungraded

2

Mc Ginnis Middle School

Public, 5-8

2

Fords Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
5

John F Kennedy Mem High School

Public, 9-12

3

Academy For Urban Leadership Cs

Charter, 9-12

3

Perth Amboy Vocational School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy 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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