Ames employment information

Income per capita$15,015$26,513$28,555
Median household income$37,692$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$37,986$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,563$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$28,056$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$13,167$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate10.4%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level32.8%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ames is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ames is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ames is 78% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ames is 110% higher 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 industry19.5%8.3%
Manufacturing sector17.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.0%11.0%
Public administration10.0%9.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%5.5%
Education, health & social services2.0%57.9%

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Ames, TX1,195$37,69230%

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Nauvoo, IL1,195$40,93823%
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Trappe, MD1,196$55,4174%
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Ames, TX1,195$37,69230%
Source: The Ames, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.