Ammon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 14,960 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ammon is the 17th largest community in Idaho. Much of the housing stock in Ammon was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Ammon economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Ammon, where the median household income is $61,725.00.
Ammon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ammon is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ammon who work in office and administrative support (14.02%), sales jobs (12.61%), and management occupations (9.47%).
Also of interest is that Ammon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Ammon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ammon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ammon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The population of Ammon is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.71% of adults in Ammon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ammon in 2010 was $25,964, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,856 for a family of four. However, Ammon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ammon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ammon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ammon include German, Irish, Norwegian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Ammon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.