Amherst employment information

Income per capita$19,824$27,907$28,555
Median household income$39,292$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,222$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,821$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$27,946$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$23,472$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level20.8%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Amherst is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amherst is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amherst is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amherst is 33% higher than the national average.

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Amherst median earnings by income bracket

Amherst employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.2%2.6%
Financial & insurance services1.1%18.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.8%7.9%
Public administration1.1%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%6.6%
Education, health & social services8.3%39.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Polonia, WI562$73,95838%
Amherst Junction, WI391$65,71423%
Park Ridge, WI563$62,94618%
Nelsonville, WI117$61,87516%
Chain O' Lakes, WI1,011$61,55215%
Amherst, WI1,180$39,29227%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
El Rancho, NM1,180$62,29216%
Renovo, PA1,180$25,52952%
Forest Park, OK1,179$64,71221%
Branchville, SC1,179$41,12923%
McIntosh, NM1,181$50,8515%
Amherst, WI1,180$39,29227%
Source: The Amherst, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.