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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Housing Statistics

Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Number

Percent

Total housing units15,236100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached4,46029.3
1-unit, attached1,0116.6
2 units4,10226.9
3 or 4 units2,24614.7
5 to 9 units1,0576.9
10 to 19 units1,0887.1
20 or more units1,2648.3
Mobile home80.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20003412.2
1995 to 19983492.3
1990 to 19943272.1
1980 to 19897384.8
1970 to 19791,3118.6
1960 to 19692,42215.9
1940 to 19594,86631.9
1939 or earlier4,88232.0
ROOMS
1 room5013.3
2 rooms9616.3
3 rooms2,30815.1
4 rooms3,27621.5
5 rooms3,57423.5
6 rooms2,23514.7
7 rooms1,1037.2
8 rooms6524.3
9 or more rooms6264.1
Median (rooms)4.7(X)
Occupied Housing Units14,562100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20003,42623.5
1995 to 19984,34729.9
1990 to 19942,03514.0
1980 to 19891,99013.7
1970 to 19791,0727.4
1969 or earlier1,69211.6
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None3,91726.9
15,74539.5
23,58624.6
3 or more1,3149.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas9,81967.4
Bottled, tank, or LP gas5934.1
Electricity1,1497.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2,86019.6
Coal or coke00.0
Wood00.0
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel700.5
No fuel used710.5
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1911.3
Lacking complete kitchen facilities2121.5
No telephone service6394.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units14,562100.0
1.00 or less11,98882.3
1.01 to 1.501,53810.6
1.51 or more1,0367.1
Specified owner-occupied units3,925100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000180.5
$50,000 to $99,99986021.9
$100,000 to $149,9992,10253.6
$150,000 to $199,99979420.2
$200,000 to $299,9991253.2
$300,000 to $499,999260.7
$500,000 to $999,99900.0
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)126,200(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage2,66067.8
Less than $300
00.0
$300 to $499
90.2
$500 to $699
1152.9
$700 to $999
50812.9
$1,000 to $1,499
1,20630.7
$1,500 to $1,999
61015.5
$2,000 or more
2125.4
Median (dollars)
1,259(X)
Not mortgaged1,26532.2
Median (dollars)
511(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,00125.5
15 to 19 percent58114.8
20 to 24 percent55414.1
25 to 29 percent40610.3
30 to 34 percent3478.8
35 percent or more98925.2
Not computed471.2
Specified renter-occupied units8,642100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2004014.6
$200 to $2992302.7
$300 to $4996297.3
$500 to $7493,28538.0
$750 to $9992,97834.5
$1,000 to $1,4998369.7
$1,500 or more1041.2
No cash rent1792.1
Median (dollars)732(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,31715.2
15 to 19 percent1,19913.9
20 to 24 percent1,08512.6
25 to 29 percent86010.0
30 to 34 percent6547.6
35 percent or more3,14236.4
Not computed3854.5
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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