Living in a Perth Amboy apartment has its advantages. Portions of the city are part of an Urban Enterprise Zone that lets shoppers take advantage of a reduced sales tax rate of 3½% to encourage employment within the Zone.
Perth Amboy features a historic waterfront, which has gone through significant revitalization. The area includes museums, an art gallery, a yacht club, and a marina. In the summertime, residents of Perth Amboy apartments can enjoy concerts in the park. Nearby, there are lots of stately Victorian homes and tree lined streets.
There are many way to access your apartment in Perth Amboy. The Outerbridge Crossing spans the Arthur Kill, connecting the city with Staten Island. The train station provides service on the North Jersey Coast Line to Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal, Secaucus Junction and Pennsylvania Station in NYC. New Jersey Transit buses serve the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
The City Department of Recreation offers an extensive recreation program including summer camps and lots of free activities. The city also holds an Arts Festival and Family Day each summer. Residents can also enjoy a day away from their Perth Amboy apartments with a visit the Proprietary House, The Royal Governor's Mansion.
Average Rent in Perth Amboy, NJ
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