Ames employment information

Income per capita$26,651$24,695$28,555
Median household income$41,250$46,235$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,750$57,888$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,000$29,113$33,219
Median earnings male$30,469$33,259$36,116
Median earnings female$27,500$22,353$25,692
Unemployment rate7.4%4.2%5.8%
Poverty level8.7%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ames is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ames is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ames is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ames is 44% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Ames median earnings by income bracket

Ames employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry38.2%3.7%
Manufacturing sector3.6%13.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services7.3%22.2%
Public administration0.0%9.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities32.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%18.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Meno, OK247$71,25033%
Lahoma, OK665$51,1464%
Ringwood, OK475$45,22715%
Cleo Springs, OK354$39,16727%
Okeene, OK1,108$38,81827%
Ames, OK254$41,25023%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Iroquois, SD254$45,71415%
Industry, TX254$31,07142%
Defiance, IA254$34,68835%
Bowman, TN254$42,77820%
Fairview, KS254$35,31334%
Ames, OK254$41,25023%
Source: The Ames, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.