Amherst employment information

IndexAmherstNew HampshireNational
Income per capita$85,232$35,264$29,829
Median household income$131,450$68,485$55,322
Median income owner occupied$141,111$83,641$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$40,305$35,192
Median earnings male$108,889$42,158$36,919
Median earnings female$0$29,994$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%8.5%15.1%
The Amherst, NH 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 Amherst is $85,232, which is 142% higher than than the New Hampshire average and 186% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $131,450, which is 92% higher than than the New Hampshire average and 138% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Amherst is 2%, which is 62% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Amherst is 4% which is 70% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$87,624$131,450$262,900
City
$45,652$68,485$136,970
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 Amherst is 186% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amherst is 138% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amherst is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amherst is 70% lower than the national average.

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Amherst median earnings by income bracket

Amherst employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector4.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services19.1%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services5.2%0.0%
Public administration0.0%7.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services15.6%50.0%
Other45.7%17.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
South Hooksett, NH5,958$89,59962%
Londonderry, NH11,049$85,89355%
East Pepperell, MA1,841$76,25038%
Goffstown, NH3,225$72,79232%
Nashua, NH87,279$68,94425%
Amherst, NH670$131,450138%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Swifton, AR670$31,25044%
Linn Valley, KS670$50,8338%
Anthon, IA670$39,06329%
East Cape Girardeau, IL670$30,12546%
Doolittle, MO670$36,94433%
Amherst, NH670$131,450138%
Source: The Amherst, NH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).