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Living in Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy has an average Walk Score of 77 with 50,814 residents.

Perth Amboy has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Perth Amboy neighborhoods are Downtown, State Street and The Waterfront.

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Walk Score of Perth Amboy, NJ

Perth Amboy is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Waterfront Arthur Kill in Perth Amboy

Waterfront Arthur Kill

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Perth Amboy Police Department

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Perth Amboy.

Perth Amboy Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 96 53 52 2,092
2 State Street 90 54 52 5,928
3 The Waterfront 87 48 49 8,280
4 Southwestern Perth Amboy 85 49 50 7,227
5 Amboy Avenue 80 44 50 10,616
6 Hall Avenue 75 42 61 4,173
7 Chickentown 69 41 47 3,209
8 Harbortown 58 51 52 2,034
9 Spa Springs 47 37 40 3,192
10 Maurer 46 38 41 3,947

Eating & Drinking

There are about 170 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Perth Amboy.

People in Perth Amboy can walk to an average of 5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Waterfront Arthur KillPerth Amboy waterfront at mouth of Arthur Kill near Raritan Bay, just south of Ferry Slip with view to Tottenvile, Staten Island. Beautiful scenery at night, sitting along the river with a cool breeze hitting you!

Kashyap Joshi
on Waterfront Arthur Kill

Transit Score of Perth Amboy, NJ

Perth Amboy has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Perth Amboy apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Perth Amboy has some public transportation and about 5 bus and 1 rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Perth Amboy on public transit.

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Photo of Waterfront Arthur Kill in Perth Amboy

Waterfront Arthur Kill

Photo of Perth Amboy Police Department in Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy Police Department

Photo of The Proprietary House in Perth Amboy

The Proprietary House

Bike Score of Perth Amboy, NJ

Perth Amboy is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of The Proprietary House in Perth Amboy

The Proprietary House

Photo of Amboy Towers Associates in Perth Amboy

Amboy Towers Associates

Photo of Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy

Raritan Bay Medical Center

Photo of Bayview Park in Perth Amboy

Bayview Park

Photo of St Mary's Roman Catholic Church of Perth Amboy Rectory in Perth Amboy

St Mary's Roman Catholic Church of Perth Amboy Rectory

Photo of Perth Amboy Statation (Main Entrance) in Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy Statation (Main Entrance)

thumbnail for Perth Amboy Police DepartmentCourtHouse & PoliceHQ. The courthouse and the police HQ is huge from inside! As you can see how beautiful it is from the outside, its 100 times better inside. And the police officers and the staff are very nice!

Kashyap Joshi
on Perth Amboy Police Department

thumbnail for The Proprietary HouseOnly Proprietary Governor's Mansion of the Original Thirteen Colonies still standing. The Georgian style "mansion" was first occupied by Mr. Chief Justice Smyth by rent and approval of "The Proprietors" in town. This mansion is reported to be Haunted!

Kashyap Joshi
on The Proprietary House

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Photo of The Barge Restaurant And Banquet Facility in Perth Amboy

The Barge Restaurant And Banquet Facility

Photo of Bonao Restaurant in Perth Amboy

Bonao Restaurant

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Payless ShoeSource #4431

thumbnail for Amboy Towers AssociatesA skyscraper which is 10-stories tall also known as National Bank Building.located at Five Corners, the intersection of Smith Street, New Brunswick Avenue and State Street. Although there were previously several department stores downtown, the largest today is discount retailer Bargain Man.

Kashyap Joshi
on Amboy Towers Associates

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