Amherst Center employment information

IndexAmherst CenterMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$11,726$36,441$28,555
Median household income$37,089$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$86,438$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,452$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$4,446$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$3,480$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level36.3%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Amherst Center is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amherst Center is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amherst Center is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amherst Center is 133% higher than the national average.

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Amherst Center median earnings by income bracket

Amherst Center employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.1%0.6%
Financial & insurance services2.3%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services10.0%10.0%
Public administration0.5%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%0.5%
Education, health & social services54.9%60.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Deerfield, MA818$157,542195%
Granby, MA1,514$73,96738%
Northampton, MA28,637$58,1799%
Hatfield, MA1,420$57,7788%
Easthampton Town, MA16,066$56,9276%
Amherst Center, MA19,543$37,08931%

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Evans, CO19,535$47,79811%
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Weirton, WV19,523$39,32626%
Lynbrook, NY19,517$87,71264%
Amherst Center, MA19,543$37,08931%
Source: The Amherst Center, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.