Ammon, ID

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Ammon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 17,694 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ammon is the 15th largest community in Idaho. Ammon has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Ammon, where the median household income is $55,065.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ammon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ammon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ammon who work in office and administrative support (16.36%), sales jobs (11.51%), and management occupations (9.27%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.19% 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.

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: 34.99% of adults in Ammon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ammon in 2018 was $27,053, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,212 for a family of four. However, Ammon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ammon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 English, German, Swedish, Welsh, and Scottish.

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

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