Amherst Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Amherst Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
11,393

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
17.7%
18 - 24:
4.7%
25 - 34:
10.1%
35 - 54:
24.8%
55 - 64:
18.8%
Over 65 Years:
17.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.0%
4.0%
High School Graduates
99.0%
99.0%
College Graduated
62.8%
62.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Amherst
$62,321
$62,321
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Amherst
$138,994
$138,994
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
1.9%

Employment Industries in Amherst

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
16.7%
16.7%
Manufacturing
13.1%
13.1%
Retail
13.0%
13.0%
Healthcare
10.8%
10.8%
Education
9.6%
9.6%
Finance
7.4%
7.4%
Construction
4.7%
4.7%
Accommodation
4.6%
4.6%
Other
4.0%
4.0%
Public Service
3.6%
3.6%
Transportation
3.3%
3.3%
Wholesale
3.1%
3.1%
Administration
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
94.0%
94.0%
Black Or African American
0.1%
0.1%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
1.8%
1.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.5%
1.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
23.1%
23.1%
English
19.0%
19.0%
German
11.2%
11.2%
Italian
9.6%
9.6%
French
8.9%
8.9%
French Canadian
7.4%
7.4%
Polish
6.9%
6.9%
European
4.5%
4.5%
Scottish
3.2%
3.2%
Swedish
2.9%
2.9%
Russian
2.6%
2.6%
British
2.2%
2.2%
Welsh
1.8%
1.8%
Scots-Irish
1.5%
1.5%
Danish
1.5%
1.5%
Ukrainian
1.3%
1.3%
Portuguese
1.1%
1.1%
Greek
1.0%
1.0%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
95.0%
95.0%
Spanish
1.8%
1.8%
German/Yiddish
0.8%
0.8%
Other Asian languages
0.7%
0.7%
Chinese
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Amherst Residents:
5.1%


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