Amery, WI


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Living in Amery

Amery is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,834 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Amery is the 202nd largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Amery isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Amery are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Amery is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amery who work in office and administrative support (13.23%), sales jobs (11.31%), and teaching (8.21%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.22% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Amery has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Amery has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Amery than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Amery may be for you.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Amery spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.58 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of adults in Amery who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.48% of the adults in Amery have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Amery in 2010 was $24,939, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,756 for a family of four. However, Amery contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Amery home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Amery residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Amery include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and Scots-Irish.

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

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