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South Amboy has the 2731st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. South Amboy is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in South Amboy is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in South Amboy is $280,300, which is above the national average. 24% of workers in South Amboy hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in South Amboy. 72% of South Amboy workers drive to work alone, 10% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 8% walk. People in South Amboy spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.