ZIP Code 08861 - Perth Amboy New Jersey

ZIP Code 08861 is located in Perth Amboy New Jersey. Portions of 08861 are also in Woodbridge and Hopelawn and Woodbridge Township. 08861 is entirely within Middlesex County. Regionally, it is located in the Northern New Jersey Area.

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ZIP Code 08861 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePerth Amboy
Primary CountyMiddlesex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)58,136
Area Code(s)732 / 848
Current Time

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08861 Demographics

08861 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in New Jersey based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 08861 is Hispanic. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 08861 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 08861 is 7.0%.

Population Growth Rate5.62%
Population Density10,702 People per Square Mile
Total Households17,249
Percentage High Income Households1.0%
Median Household Income (2021)$54,587
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$38,850
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)7.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 53.51%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 92.60%

08861 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American7650.93%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

08861 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American30.03%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander70.06%

08861 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,0024.2%
Bachelor Degree3,75315.74%
High School Diploma10,30643.22%
No High School Diploma9704.07%
GED or Alternate1,2185.11%
1 or More Years of College3,81416%
Associates Degree1,5946.69%
Masters Degree9043.79%
Professional Degree1790.75%
Doctorate Degree1040.44%

08861 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 08861
RegionNorthern New Jersey Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNew York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area5 Square Miles

08861 Politics

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08861 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion84d - Inner Coastal Plain

08861 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22233140505965635644362743
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425161728085847665544463
Avg Precip (In.)3.962.994.134.054.513.754.884.344.473.64.023.7948.51

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