Amherst employment information

Income per capita$15,284$26,513$28,555
Median household income$41,953$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,031$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,250$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$25,938$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$18,438$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level23.7%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Amherst is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amherst is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amherst is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amherst is 52% higher 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 industry22.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.3%113.0%
Financial & insurance services5.1%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%5.4%
Public administration3.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.0%6.5%
Education, health & social services0.0%29.3%

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Sudan, TX1,051$40,11925%
Littlefield, TX6,325$33,11138%
Amherst, TX949$41,95322%

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Mount Jewett, PA949$41,38923%
Longport, NJ949$80,46950%
Wakeman, OH949$47,14312%
Rogers, TX949$46,87512%
Woodall, OK949$41,04223%
Amherst, TX949$41,95322%
Source: The Amherst, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.