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Living In South Amboy, NJ

South Amboy, a small town in New Jersey, has a population of just under 9,000. Young children make up a higher percentage of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), making it a nice place to raise a family, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 42, are older than most cities in New Jersey. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 40% of residents rent. At $1,247 a month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.

South Amboy has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (5%) compared to the state average. Further, 13% have a Bachelor's degree and 6% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Workers are spread across a plethora of industries in South Amboy. The five most common are retail, healthcare, education, construction, and warehousing. Combined, these industries make up 29% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the town. South Amboy workers earn an average annual income of around $82,000, roughly the same as the state average. However, South Amboy compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345.

South Amboy has an average commute time of about 33 minutes. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, selected by 43% of residents, while public transportation is used by only 4% of the population. Few residents commute to work on foot.

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