Learn more about South Amboy
South Amboy is a suburban city in Middlesex County on the Raritan Bay. South Amboy has passed through three of the five types of New Jersey municipalities. It was formally incorporated as a township by the Township Act of 1798 and later in 1908 incorporated as a city, replacing South Amboy borough. South Amboy and Perth Amboy, across the Raritan River, are collectively referred to as The Amboys.
South Amboy is bordered by land with Sayreville to the south and west, by Perth Amboy to the north and Staten Island to the east. South Amboy has an enclave of apartments near Kohl’s in Sayreville, whose residents use a South Amboy mailing address. Notable neighborhoods in the city include: Mechanicsville, White’s Dock, and Thomas J. Dohany Homes.
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.
Welcome to the beautiful area of South Amboy! As of the latest US census, around 8,849 call this area home and around 62% are homeowners. With an average age of 39, the residents of South Amboy are well established, with many growing families of all ages. However, during weekends and holidays, you can see a lot more activity and excitement. Over the recent months roughly 70 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $380,932. That is a decrease of $27,022 from the previous period.
Want the full market report for South Amboy?
We want to ensure that you have all the information needed to make the best decisions when it comes to your home goals. When you enter your info below you will get instant access to the area's latest market report, complete with sales and demographic trends.
Schools In The Area
Best Local Businesses
Local News & Advice
Read helpful resources and articles related to the area.
It’s always tempting to try to handle a home renovation or repair on your own. You can save …
Closing on your mortgage is an exciting step in the home-buying process. After weeks or months of searching …