amherst Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 148 2.1 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,842 40.1 % 32.6 %
Some College 2,117 29.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,225 17.3 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 758 10.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 6,502 91.7 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,645 23.2 % 23.2 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 12,114 - -
19 years old and under 2,985 24.6 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 3,196 26.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 3,647 30.1 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 2,286 18.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 11,138 98.2 % 84.6 %
Spanish 176 1.6 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 31 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,149 24.4 % 33.5 %
Married 2,705 57.3 % 50.5 %
Separated 66 1.4 % 2.6 %
Divorced 798 16.9 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,936 - -
Occupied Housing Units 4,733 95.9 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 203 4.1 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,240 85.9 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 324 6.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 26 0.5 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 42 0.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 69 1.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 23 0.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 70 1.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 142 2.9 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 936 19.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 287 5.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 373 7.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 875 17.7 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,128 22.9 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 793 16.1 % 13.0 %
Electric 358 7.3 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 29 0.6 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 4,192 84.9 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 40 0.8 % 4.1 %
Wood 59 1.2 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 44 0.9 % 0.4 %
None 11 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 11,583 97.0 % 75.5 %
African-American 211 1.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 53 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 66 0.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 28 0.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 63,354 55,775
Median Family Income 73,153 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 29,302 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 31.03 %
  • Temperature 36.37 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.43 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 35.5
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.05 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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