Ames employment information

IndexAmesNew YorkNational
Income per capita$31,552$34,212$29,829
Median household income$55,000$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,750$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,571$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$41,071$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$31,250$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level0.7%15.5%15.1%
The Ames, NY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Ames is $31,552, which is 8% lower than than the New York average and 6% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $55,000, which is 9% lower than than the New York average and 1% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ames is 4%, which is 8% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ames is 1% which is 96% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$36,663$55,000$110,000
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Ames is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ames is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ames is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ames is 96% lower than the national average.

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Ames median earnings by income bracket

Ames employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.7%12.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services20.0%32.3%
Public administration13.3%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.1%38.7%
Other26.7%19.4%

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Ames, NY153$55,0001%

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Ames, NY153$55,0001%
Source: The Ames, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).