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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Amery is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Amery is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amery who work in office and administrative support (15.01%), teaching (12.01%), and business and financial occupations (6.92%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.01% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
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, Amery is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.35 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Amery are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.16% of adults in Amery having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Amery in 2010 was $24,632, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,528 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 English.
The most common language spoken in Amery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.