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South Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, on the Raritan Bay. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 8,631, reflecting an increase of 718 (+9.1%) from the 7,913 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 50 (+0.6%) from the 7,863 counted in the 1990 Census.

South Amboy, and Perth Amboy across the Raritan River, are collectively referred to as The Amboys. Signage for Exit 11 on the New Jersey Turnpike refers to "The Amboys" as a destination.

South Amboy has passed through three of the five types of New Jersey municipalities. It was first mentioned on May 28, 1782, in Freeholder minutes as being formed from Perth Amboy Township, and then formally incorporated as a township on February 21, 1798. Over the next 90 years, portions broke away to form Monroe Township (April 9, 1838), Madison Township (March 2, 1869; later Old Bridge Township) and Sayreville Township (April 6, 1876; later Borough of Sayreville). As of February 25, 1888, South Amboy borough was formed, replacing South Amboy Township. On April 11, 1908, South Amboy was incorporated as a city, replacing South Amboy borough, with a referendum held on July 21, 1908.

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South Amboy, NJ Home Sales Price Trends


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Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
APR-JUN 2017 12 $237,776 $258,157

South Amboy, NJ School Districts


District Grades Zip Code Rating
Diocese Of Metuchen K-12 08840 No Rating
South Amboy K-12 08879 2
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South Amboy, NJ School Rankings (FAQ)


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South Amboy 1 out of 5
New Jersey 2 out of 5

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South Amboy, NJ Population


Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.
Population 8,509
Households 3,329
Median Age 41

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