Perth Amboy, NJ Cost of Living

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Perth Amboy, New Jersey gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 124.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 24.7 percent higher than the U.S. average and 4.1 percent lower than the average for New Jersey.

A typical home costs $378,000, which is 11.8 percent more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 12.5 percent less expensive than the average New Jersey home, at $432,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Perth Amboy costs $1,700 per month, which is 18.9 percent more than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,710.

To live comfortably in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, a minimum annual income of $72,360 for a family, and $53,600 for a single person is recommended.

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Perth Amboy is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Perth Amboy, New Jersey is more expensive.
Perth Amboy cost of living is 124.7
COST OF LIVINGPerth AmboyNew JerseyUSA
100=National Average
Reviews for Perth Amboy    3 Reviews
bob · 
Its a place that  More
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Over 17 years ago
The housing cost is very high. Compare to what the average salary is. Most young people cant afford to live by themselves so they stay at home till they marry or have a  More
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Over 18 years ago
It's getting to expensive to live here in Perth Amboy and all of NJ for that matter!! All the New Yorkers coming here to escape their high cost of living is driving our  More
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