Amory, MS


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Amory is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 7,067 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Amory is the 53rd largest community in Mississippi.

Amory is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Amory is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amory who work in office and administrative support (16.80%), sales jobs (10.42%), and teaching (9.42%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Amory is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small city, Amory doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Amory is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.82% of adults 25 and older in Amory have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Amory in 2010 was $19,517, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,068 for a family of four. However, Amory contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Amory is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Amory home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Amory residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Amory include Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Amory is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

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