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The unemployment rate in Amherst (zip 24521), Virginia, is 4.50%, with job growth of -0.24%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.03%.

Amherst (zip 24521), Virginia Taxes
Amherst (zip 24521), Virginia,sales tax rate is 5.30%. Income tax is 5.75%.

Amherst (zip 24521), Virginia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $22,389, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $45,288.

  ECONOMYAmherst, VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.50%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.24%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  35.03%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  5.30%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $22,389$28,555
  Household Income  $45,288$53,482
  Family Median Income  $55,906$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.71%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.00%0.61%
  Construction  7.06%6.19%
  Manufacturing  16.24%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  1.78%2.72%
  Retail trade  8.87%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  2.96%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  0.42%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  5.13%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.72%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  5.13%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.00%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.72%4.27%
  Educational services  11.83%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  15.15%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.20%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  5.13%7.44%
  Other services  6.84%4.94%
  Public administration  4.30%4.80%
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