Amery


amery wiThe City of Amery, Wisconsin lies nestled on an isthmus between the lazy Apple River, and the beautiful North Twin and South Twin Lakes. Located in the heart of the St. Croix Valley, Amery is the largest community in Polk County and serves as a center for shopping, arts, recreation and healthcare. Amery, a quaint community offers its residents a wonderful quality of life and excellent services provided by  public agencies and the volunteerism inherent in the community.With seven beautiful parks offering walking trails, fishing, boat landings, birding and vast nature retreats, we believe Amery is a “great place” for families and retirees and we welcome our visitors wholeheartedly.

The City of Amery has some designed industrial parks. One of the parks   currently has 13 usable acres.  The City has two TIF Districts in the community one in the downtown and the other in one of their industrial parks.

The City also has its own micro loan program for small loans.  The City owns one of the industrial sites and they own a property in the heart of Amery that is zoned commercial and residential use.For information on the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which includes an Economic Development Element, please visit the following website:  http://www.co.polk.wi.us/landinfo/pdfs/Planning/CompPlanCAmery.pdf

Additional information on the City of Amery is available at: www.amerywisconsin.org and the Amery EDC Website: www.ameryedc.org/ or by contacting: cityadmin@amerytel.net
(715) 268-7486

Amery

Population

Total Population

2,898

Population
Growth Rate

-0.02%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

11.500

Housing & Income

Households

1,321

Total Housing Units

1,497


Owner Occupied

834

Renter Occupied

487

Vacant

176

Median Home Value

$164,651


Average Home Value

$194,358

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.22%


Per Capita Income

1.85%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,200 $59,011


Average Household

$69,126 $75,359


Per Capita

$31,255 $34,258

Workforce

Total Businesses

229

Total Employed

2,794

Workers 16+

1,205

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

29

Employed

920

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

37

Employed

343

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

301

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

235

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

20

Employed

222

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

18

Employed

216

Some
High School

98

Graduated
High School

721

Associates
Degree

240

Bachelor's
Degree

289

Graduate
Degree

165

Average Commute Time

24 min.



Resident Commuters

857

Non-Resident Commuters

246

Drive Alone

1,039

Carpooled

40

Public

0

Work At Home

35