Amsterdam employment information

IndexAmsterdamNew YorkNational
Income per capita$20,543$34,212$29,829
Median household income$35,304$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,838$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,755$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$26,605$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$18,831$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level27.8%15.5%15.1%
The Amsterdam, 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 Amsterdam is $20,543, which is 40% lower than than the New York average and 31% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,304, which is 42% lower than than the New York average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Amsterdam is 6%, which is 36% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Amsterdam is 28% which is 84% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,533$35,304$70,608
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 Amsterdam is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amsterdam is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amsterdam is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amsterdam is 84% higher than the national average.

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Amsterdam median earnings by income bracket

Amsterdam employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.2%0.9%
Manufacturing sector22.2%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.2%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services18.0%14.8%
Public administration8.5%6.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.3%
Education, health & social services9.0%37.8%
Other20.4%21.4%

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Duane Lake, NY347$109,92299%
Niskayuna, NY4,548$103,75088%
Delanson, NY379$85,62555%
East Glenville, NY6,587$77,17339%
Mariaville Lake, NY481$66,48420%
Amsterdam, NY18,063$35,30436%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Creve Coeur, MO18,072$93,39869%
Hopkins, MN18,077$51,4667%
Winthrop Town, MA18,031$62,99714%
Vincennes, IN18,098$36,87033%
Stafford, TX18,026$59,4027%
Amsterdam, NY18,063$35,30436%
Source: The Amsterdam, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).