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Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Perth Amboy, NJ  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Perth Amboy is in Middlesex County. The county seat is New Brunswick.

Ships carrying immigrants from Europe often landed here during the 19th century to avoid strict inspection laws in New York.

Major ancestry groups reported by Perth Amboy residents include:

· Puerto Rican - 28%
· Dominican Republic - 19%
· Black or African American - 10%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 9%
· Mexican - 6%
· Polish - 5%
· South American - 4%
· Italian - 3%
· Peruvian - 2%
· Irish - 2%
· Hungarian - 2%
· Cuban - 2%
· Portuguese - 2%
· Central American: - 2%
· West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 1%
· German - 1%
· Slovak - 1%
· Colombian - 1%
· English - 1%
· Ukrainian - 1%
· Salvadoran - 1%
· Jamaican - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· Asian Indian - 1%
· Spanish - 1%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
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