Amherst employment information

IndexAmherstNew HampshireNational
Income per capita$63,586$33,821$28,555
Median household income$104,688$65,986$53,482
Median income owner occupied$110,000$80,867$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$37,949$33,219
Median earnings male$106,458$41,976$36,116
Median earnings female$21,111$28,723$25,692
Unemployment rate2.6%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level4.1%8.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Amherst is 123% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amherst is 96% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amherst is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amherst is 74% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Amherst median earnings by income bracket

Amherst employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector2.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services11.9%13.0%
Wholesale & retail services4.2%0.0%
Public administration5.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.2%27.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Londonderry, NH10,637$90,25269%
South Hooksett, NH5,378$88,85066%
East Pepperell, MA1,967$76,59743%
Nashua, NH86,799$66,81825%
Hudson, NH7,725$63,66219%
Amherst, NH490$104,68896%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Cloud, WI490$64,64321%
Smyer, TX490$43,33319%
Gustine, TX490$32,36139%
Tutuilla, OR490$57,9178%
Cheneyville, LA490$21,25060%
Amherst, NH490$104,68896%
Source: The Amherst, NH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.