Ames employment information

IndexAmesNew YorkNational
Income per capita$29,781$32,829$28,555
Median household income$86,250$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,875$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$48,750$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$42,083$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level0.0%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ames is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ames is 61% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ames is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ames is 100% lower than the national average.

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Ames median earnings by income bracket

Ames employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%6.5%
Manufacturing sector14.9%3.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services21.3%3.2%
Public administration10.6%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.1%35.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Richmondville, NY996$47,77811%
Sharon Springs, NY477$47,29212%
Canajoharie, NY2,192$45,89814%
Cherry Valley, NY537$44,08318%
Nelliston, NY583$42,50021%
Ames, NY176$86,25061%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Delaware, IA176$48,18210%
Hughesville, MO176$54,5832%
Tesuque Pueblo, NM176$58,75010%
Gratiot, WI176$47,08312%
Tupman, CA176$45,31315%
Ames, NY176$86,25061%
Source: The Ames, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.