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08861 Zip Code (Perth Amboy, NJ) Detailed Profile




Cities: Perth Amboy, NJ (92.39%), Woodbridge, NJ (0.01%)
County: Middlesex County, NJ
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 55,252
Zip code population in 2010: 53,099
Zip code population in 2000: 49,368

Houses and condos: 17,824
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,416
% of renters here:

68%
State:

36%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 08861: 122.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 10,641 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 08861
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

2.7% ($7,469)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($8,124)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,419 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,546 (2.8%)

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Males: 28,150  (50.9%)
Females: 27,103  (49.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 08861:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08861:

  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

Zip code 08861 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 08861 (2017)
    • 40,54982.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,30814.8%White
    • 3,8347.8%Black
    • 8881.8%Asian
    • 3180.6%Two or more races
    • 1470.3%Some other race
    • 530.1%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $278,213
08861:

$278,213
New Jersey:

$334,900



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in 08861 zip code as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 08861 is 1,452 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.4 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.3 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 08861, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $31,758 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,758
State:

$79,688

Salary/wage: $30,298 (reported on 88.5% of returns)
Here:

$30,298
State:

$68,122
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.3% for AGIs below $25k, 89.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $759 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$759
New Jersey:

$2,193
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,745 (reported on 4.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,745
State:

$6,828
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,420 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
Here:

+$2,420
State:

+$15,358
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,893 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,893
State:

+$19,577
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,424 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
08861:

$10,424
New Jersey:

$18,214
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,559 (29% of AGI, reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,559
State:

$30,827

Here:

29.3% of AGI
State:

21.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 10.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,284 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,284
State:

$3,451
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,427 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
08861:

$7,427
State:

$15,801
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,465 (reported on 34.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,465
State:

$2,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 81.4%
Here:

81%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 83.5% for AGIs below $25k, 81.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 77.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 08861, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,523 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,523
State:

$64,921

Salary/wage: $28,488 (reported on 89.4% of returns)
Here:

$28,488
State:

$57,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.0% for AGIs below $10k, 86.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $928 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$928
New Jersey:

$2,068
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,885 (reported on 7.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,885
State:

$3,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,088 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
Here:

+$13,088
State:

+$13,591
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,286 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,286
State:

+$17,520
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,759 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
08861:

$2,759
New Jersey:

$3,270
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,913 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$11,913
New Jersey:

$17,258

Total itemized deductions: $15,813 (28% of AGI, reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,813
State:

$23,924

Here:

27.8% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 7.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,210 (4% of AGI, reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,210
State:

$3,242

Here:

3.7% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,590 (reported on 62.4% of returns)
08861:

$3,590
State:

$12,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,921 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,921
State:

$1,711

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 79.3%
Here:

79%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 78.0% for AGIs below $10k, 82.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$53,781
New Jersey:

$80,088
Perth Amboy, NJ (08861) map Nearest zip codes: 08832, 07095, 10307, 07077, 08863, 10309.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.3%
New Jersey:

50.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.7%
New Jersey:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,011
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,633


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 873 (539 now married, 332 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 13,242 (5,385 now married, 7,864 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08861 with a mortgage: 3,842 (182 second mortgage, 441 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,451

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,143
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $930

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

18.5%
Whole state:

10.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.2%
Whole state:

5.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 08861: Central Farmers Market (A), Raritan Yacht Club (B), Perth Amboy Station (C), Perth Amboy Ferry Slip (D), Acken Dock (E), Proprietary House (F), Perth Amboy Free Public Library (G), Washington Hall (H), Saint Peter's Parish Hall (I), McClellan Engine Company Number 3 (J), Market Building (K), Liberty Truck Company Number 2 (L), Garfield Engine Company Number 5 (M), Eagle Hose and Chemical Company Number 4 (N), Dana Relief Society (O), Perth Amboy City Hall (P), Morgan First Aid Squad (Q), Hopelawn Engine Company 1 (R), Perth Amboy Fire Headquarters (S), Perth Amboy Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 08861 include: Saint Peters Episcopal Church (A), Faith Deliverance Family Worship Center (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Holy Ghost Christian Center (E), Holy Spirit Catholic Church (F), John Calvin Magyar Reformed Church (G), Nossa Senhora Do Rosario Church (H), Our Lady of Peace Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Ukrainian Cemetery (1), Saint Nicholas Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Alpine Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5), United Hebrew Association Cemetery (6), Greek Catholic Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Spa Spring Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 08861 include: Rudyk Park (1), Westminster House Historical Site (2), Albert G Waters Stadium (3), Columbus Park (4), Washington Park (5), Central Park (6), Dalton Park (7), Sadowski Park (8), Bay View Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 3132014 or later
  • 5042010 to 2013
  • 2,6462000 to 2009
  • 8621990 to 1999
  • 9181980 to 1989
  • 1,0641970 to 1979
  • 1,8851960 to 1969
  • 2,5431950 to 1959
  • 1,5141940 to 1949
  • 5,4921939 or earlier

Zip code 08861 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861)
  • 8no bedroom
  • 2221 bedroom
  • 1,1842 bedrooms
  • 2,5923 bedrooms
  • 1,0314 bedrooms
  • 2535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861)
  • 439no bedroom
  • 2,9711 bedroom
  • 4,4302 bedrooms
  • 2,9933 bedrooms
  • 5074 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 275no vehicle
  • 1,7101 vehicle
  • 1,9992 vehicles
  • 7913 vehicles
  • 2734 vehicles
  • 2525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,035no vehicle
  • 5,1901 vehicle
  • 2,4942 vehicles
  • 4863 vehicles
  • 1274 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles

  • Zip code 08861 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 08861 household income distribution in 2017
  • 1,811Less than $10,000
  • 595$10,000 to $14,999
  • 862$15,000 to $19,999
  • 896$20,000 to $24,999
  • 676$25,000 to $29,999
  • 864$30,000 to $34,999
  • 674$35,000 to $39,999
  • 656$40,000 to $44,999
  • 794$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,436$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,843$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,186$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,159$100,000 to $124,999
  • 954$125,000 to $149,999
  • 767$150,000 to $199,999
  • 442$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08861

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08861
  • 79Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$80,000 to $89,999
  • 13$90,000 to $99,999
  • 105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 173$125,000 to $149,999
  • 372$150,000 to $174,999
  • 355$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,497$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,385$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,035$300,000 to $399,999
  • 245$400,000 to $499,999
  • 129$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08861

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08861
  • 131Less than $100
  • 88$100 to $149
  • 44$150 to $199
  • 382$200 to $249
  • 90$250 to $299
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 122$350 to $399
  • 48$400 to $449
  • 26$450 to $499
  • 101$500 to $549
  • 21$550 to $599
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 88$650 to $699
  • 170$700 to $749
  • 271$750 to $799
  • 1,080$800 to $899
  • 1,676$900 to $999
  • 3,673$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,881$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,532$1,500 to $1,999
  • 226$2,000 to $2,499
  • 29$2,500 to $2,999
  • 134No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,281.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $245,015.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $271,122
  • Black or African American householders: $285,512
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $163,924
  • Asian householders: $280,298
  • Some other race householders: $262,154
  • Two or more races householders: $268,619
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $258,400

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $278,213
08861:

$278,213
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $226,793 - $327,173

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $276,204
Townhouses or other attached units: $234,997
In 2-unit structures: $282,619
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $290,873
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $221,494
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 08861
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,454
  • One, attached: 1,027
  • Two: 5,252
  • 3 or 4: 1,549
  • 5 to 9: 955
  • 10 to 19: 1,668
  • 20 to 49: 726
  • 50 or more: 1,079
  • Mobile homes: 15

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08861

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08861
  • 77.2%19,657Drove a car alone
  • 9.0%2,283Carpooled
  • 1.8%460Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%33Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.0%8Subway or elevated
  • 1.5%385Railroad
  • 0.1%28Ferryboat
  • 1.8%450Taxi
  • 0.0%5Motorcycle
  • 0.1%20Bicycle
  • 4.8%1,227Walked
  • 1.6%413Other means
  • 2.1%539Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08861

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08861
  • 409Less than 5 minutes
  • 3,0895 to 9 minutes
  • 4,13610 to 14 minutes
  • 3,21015 to 19 minutes
  • 4,25020 to 24 minutes
  • 1,26225 to 29 minutes
  • 3,24630 to 34 minutes
  • 39835 to 39 minutes
  • 1,85740 to 44 minutes
  • 1,67545 to 59 minutes
  • 96960 to 89 minutes
  • 33890 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 08861:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 54,607
  • In family households: 49,497 (6,341 male householders, 6,171 female householders)
    7,035 spouses, 20,496 children (19,363 natural, 264 adopted, 871 stepchildren), 1,890 grandchildren, 1,454 brothers or sisters, 1,632 parents, 2,240 other relatives, 1,784 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,053 (2,020 male householders (1,703 living alone)), 2,178 female householders (1,963 living alone)), 848 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 655 (372 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,257 2-persons, 2,945 3-persons, 3,391 4-persons, 1,650 5-persons, 773 6-persons, 450 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,666 1-person, 423 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 8 6-persons

6,186 married couples with children.
6,083 single-parent households (1,321 men, 4,762 women).

21.1% of residents of 08861 zip code speak English at home.
76.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% very well, 14% well, 22% not well, 9% not at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% very well, 11% well, 14% not well, 5% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% very well, 19% well, 10% not well, 10% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (71% very well, 11% well, 18% not well).

Foreign born population: 23,140 (41.9%)
(40.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

41.9%
Whole state:

22.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 61%Dominica
  • 6%Guyana
  • 3%Colombia
  • 2%Chile
  • 2%Costa Rica
  • 2%Guatemala
  • 1%Barbados
Most common first ancestries reported in 08861
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%Portuguese
  • 1%American
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%Jamaican
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%Hungarian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7,8462010 or later
  • 7,6952000 to 2009
  • 5,7341990 to 1999
  • 7,767Before 1990

Zip code 08861 topographic map

There are 274 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 08861.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CHEVRON OIL CO @ PERTH AMBOY REFINERY (1200 STATE STREET in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-1999-1258, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-02-2001-9108, ICIS-02-1992-0107, ICIS-02-1994-0110,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-1999-1258, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-02-2001-9108, ICIS-02-1992-0107, ICIS-02-1994-0110,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-12339, LAB CERTIFICATION - NON-COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAB, NJEMS-00115401005, RIGHT-TO-KNOW - RPPR & P2 PLANNING, NJEMS-003621, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-0551, MINERAL EXPLORATION, NJEMS-1200-05-0008.1, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE, NJEMS-1216-03-0004.1, NJEMS-121600292000, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, NJEMS-15023, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-16498, NJEMS-16499, NJEMS-18058, NJEMS-46203, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-5069, RMP REPORTER, NJEMS-NJD081982902, TSD, NJEMS-1216-03-0004.2, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: OIL AND GAS FIELD SERVICES; SPECIAL TRADE CONTRACTORS; PETROLEUM REFINING
    Business NAICS classification: PETROLEUM REFINERIES.
    Organizations: CHEVRON PRODUCTS CO, CHEVRON USA INC, RUST INDUSTRIAL CLEANING SERVICES, CHEVRON USA PRODUCTS CO. (CONTACT/GENERAL) , CHEVRON PRODUCTS CO. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHEVRON USA INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHEVRON CO USA - PERTH AMBOY, CHEVRON PRODS. CO., CHEVRON U.S.A., INC., CHEVRON USA INC, PERTH AMBOY REFINERY
  • PERTH AMBOY CITY HALL (260 HIGH ST in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-1981-0008, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-022673, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-1216-02-0001.1, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE, NJEMS-1216-03-0003.1, NJEMS-207732, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-95622, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: LEGISLATIVE BODIES LEGISLATIVE BODIES AND THEIR ADVISORY AND INTERDEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS.
    Organizations: PERTH AMBOY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
    Alternative names: PERTH AMBOY, CITY OF
  • HESS CORP 1ST RESERVE TERMINAL (SMITH ST. & CONVERY BLVD. in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-12519, LAB CERTIFICATION - NON-COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAB, NJEMS-00000012157, EPCRA, NJEMS-003923, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-121600280000, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, NJEMS-15544, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-18054, NJEMS-18422, NJEMS-27557900007, EPCRA, NJEMS-46838, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-00000012157, RIGHT-TO-KNOW - RPPR & P2 PLANNING, NJEMS-27557900007,
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-NJD060728060, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: REFINED PETROLEUM PIPELINES; PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Organizations: AMERADA HESS CORP, RESERVE TERMINAL CORP, COLONIAL PIPELINE CO SMITH ST JUNCTION, AMERADA HESS CORP FIRST RESERVE TERMINAL, AMERADA HESS CORPORATION (CONTACT/GENERAL) , AMERADA HESS CORP. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMERADA HESS CORP (CONTACT/OWNER) , AMERADA HESS CORP. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERADA HESS CORP, AMERADA HESS CORP 1ST RESERVE TERMINAL, AMERADA HESS CORP. FIRST RESERVE TERMINAL, AMERADA HESS CORP.-FIRST RESERVE TERMINA, AMERADA HESS CORP.- RESERVE TERMINAL, FIRST RESERVE TERMINAL, MR HOWARD GOLDMAN, RESERVE TERMINAL CORP
  • HESS CORP PERTH AMBOY TERMINAL (STATE STREET in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-003927, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-121600279000, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, NJEMS-15128, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-27557900006, EPCRA, NJEMS-46043, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM REFINING; PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Organizations: AMERADA HESS CORP, AMERADA HESS CORP STATE STREET TERMINAL, AMERADA HESS CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERADA HESS CORP, AMERADA HESS-PERTH AMBOY TERMI, HESS MAINTENANCE GARAGE
  • ASARCO INC SLF (1160 STATE STREET in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-132356, REFUSE DISPOSAL
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-HQ-2003-6003, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: SECONDARY SMELTING AND REFINING OF NONFERROUS METALS
  • PERTH AMBOY CITY BD OF ED ADMIN HDQTRS (178 BARRACKS STREET in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-1988-0824, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-026461, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-16321, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-NJR000048793, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: PERTH AMBOY BOARD OF EDUCATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: PERTH AMBOY BOARD EDUCATION, PERTH AMBOY BD OF ED - ADMIN BLDG
  • PERTH AMBOY CITY BD OF ED PERTH AMBOY HIGH SCHOOL (EAGLE AVE & FRANCIS ST in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-050
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-026471, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-15464, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-16409,
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES; ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: PERTH AMBOY SCHOOL DIST (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PERTH AMBOY CITY BD OF ED PUBLIC SCHOOL #10 (318 STOCKTON ST in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-130
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-026468, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-16318, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • HENIA INDUSTRIES INC (500 MECHANIC STREET in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-1996-0317, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-02-1999-1061, ICIS-02-1999-1060,
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-G000006727, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • PERTH AMBOY CITY BD OF ED JAMES J FLYNN SCHOOL (850 CHAMBERLAIN AVE in PERTH AMBOY CITY, NJ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-145
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-026467, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-16310, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • PERTH AMBOY CITY BD OF ED ANTHONY V CERES SCHOOL (445 STATE ST in PERTH AMBOY CITY, NJ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-070
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-026463, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-16308, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • BEIRA ALTA AUTO BODY SHOP (965 CONVERY BOULEVARD in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-G1583, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: PORTUGAL AUTOMATION INC, BEIRA ALTA AUTO BODY SHOP & REPAIR INC, BENAVIDES INC T/A BEIRA ALTA AUTO BODY
    Alternative names: BEIRA ALTA AUTO BODY INC, CUSTOMIZING AUTO BODY
  • HOPELAWN CITGO SERVICE STATION (74 W POND RD in PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-004879, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-16258, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-47137, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-A1550, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: WELL OIL CO, GELBER & WEISS INC, GELBER & WEISS (CONTACT/OWNER) , GELBER & WEISS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HOPELAWN CITGO C-O GELBER & WEISS INC

Zip code 08861 marital status for males
Zip code 08861 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 11.3%Electricity
  • 6.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 43,920. Population change in the 1990s: +5,448 (+12.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,551
  • Northeast: 3,407
  • Midwest: 308
  • South: 897
  • West: 122

56% of the 08861 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Jersey.

94% of the 08861 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Perth Amboy, NJ (08861)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 154
Here:

2.3%
New Jersey:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 197
Here:

6.4%
New Jersey:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 426
Here:

18.0%
New Jersey:

25.2%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 78,860Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 74,859Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 72,143Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 71,372Legal occupations
  • 70,059Business and financial operations occupations
  • 63,090Life, physical, and social science occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (PERTH AMBOY, NJ):

  • O K ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY IN (224 WASHINGTON ST; small business) : $113,517 in 14 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Electrical Hardware and Supplies, Electric Lamps, Ballasts, Lampholders, and Starters, Electric Vehicular Lights and Fixtures by Navy, Defense Logistics Agency, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $42,447; 2004: $16,958; 2005: $44,959; 2006: $9,153.

    Biggest contracts:
    $42,447 with Navy for Electrical Hardware and Supplies. Taking place in WA. Signed on 2003-05-28. Completion date: 2003-06-05.
    $13,391 with Defense Logistics Agency for Electric Lamps. Signed on 2004-12-03. Completion date: 2004-12-27.
    $7,250 with Defense Logistics Agency for Ballasts, Lampholders, and Starters. Signed on 2005-04-20. Completion date: 2005-05-12.
    $7,250, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-17. Completion date: 2005-09-08.
  • BEVERLY ENTERPRISES, INC (LINDBERG AVE) : $93,000 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    $87,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Nursing Home Care Contracts. Signed on 2000-10-15. Completion date: 2001-06-15.
    $6,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-04-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
  • VAN HYDRAULICS, INC (643 SAYRE AVE; small business) : $13,992 in 3 contracts in 2005
    $9,850 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Ship and Marine Equipment. Signed on 2005-05-23. Completion date: 2005-05-06.
    $2,071 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Ship and Marine Equipment. Signed on 2005-08-03. Completion date: 2005-05-06.
    $2,071 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Ship and Marine Equipment. Signed on 2005-08-03. Completion date: 2005-05-06.
  • L R WATTS & SONS ROOFING INC (919 STATE ST; small business) : -$99,475 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $99,475 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2004-12-17.
    -$99,475, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-11. Completion date: 2004-12-17.
    -$99,475, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-12. Completion date: 2004-12-17.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (500-999: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 13)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 6)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 31)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 445 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 95 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 358 people in nursing homes
  • 164 people in other group homes
  • 57 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED184$200,81280$161,095300$224,46754$68,5675$4,969,62436$168,7320$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$195,25624$187,22343$208,8873$62,7230$02$180,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED62$207,16033$197,626301$259,16264$64,6612$458,56039$488,8251$10,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$195,31523$171,778147$215,4408$63,1792$249,3256$205,6780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$223,6486$175,81230$204,4685$51,0222$199,4605$171,2820$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$202,7692$254,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$253,8764$245,4102$216,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$228,7425$271,4400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$169,8600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08861
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08861 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 08861 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John69074.2 years
Mary68979.8 years
Joseph46173.7 years
Anna44581.2 years
Helen34478.8 years
Michael25974.5 years
Elizabeth25980.0 years
Frank25675.0 years
William21372.4 years
George20974.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 08861 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez5867.4 years
Johnson4473.4 years
Smith4177.9 years
Miller4178.9 years
Rivera4171.8 years
Perez4065.9 years
Roman3967.6 years
Lopez3568.2 years
Hernandez3465.3 years
Gonzalez3269.4 years
Businesses in zip code 08861
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Nike2
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pathmark1
Burger King1Payless1
Decora Cabinetry2Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid1
FedEx3Subway2
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets7YMCA1
McDonald's1
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