Cost of Living in Perth Amboy, NJ

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1944
$4450
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2359
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1220
$2091
🍽️ Food
$529
$1377
🚐 Transport
$55.6
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3752
😀 Quality of life
72
🏙️ Population
55.4K

The average cost of living in Perth Amboy is $1944, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1108th out of 9294 in our global list, 990th out of 2202 in the United States, and 55th out of 111 in New Jersey.

The median after-tax salary is $3752, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 1521st (TOP 16%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 267th best city to live in the United States, and 24th most liveable city in New Jersey. With an estimated population of 55.4K, Perth Amboy is the 776th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 21 km Newark Liberty International Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 35 Rutgers University - New Brunswick
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Prices in Perth Amboy

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.96
 Cappuccino
$4.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1264
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$992
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2223
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1772
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4548
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2512
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$952
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13130

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