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Amherst Summary
Amherst is located in New Hampshire
Latitude: 42.874854
Longitude: -71.600512
Population: 10,812
Area: 34.75 sq. miles
Land: 34.54 sq. miles
Water: 0.21 sq. miles
Population Density: 313.01 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 169.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 603
Amherst Details
Amherst Zip Codes

Amherst Demographics

Amherst Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Male5,44550.36 %49.17 %49.04 %
Female5,36749.64 %50.83 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.01-0.970.96
Total Population10,812100.00 %--
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Amherst Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years6696.19 %6.12 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years9318.61 %7.16 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1,13810.53 %7.55 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years9318.61 %7.02 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years2382.20 %5.56 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years8297.67 %12.95 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years2,15619.94 %17.90 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years2,00718.56 %14.89 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years6816.30 %5.07 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years4424.09 %3.80 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years5064.68 %6.34 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years2282.11 %4.16 %4.38 %
85 years and over560.52 %1.48 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)38.7-39.237.7
18 years and over7,39568.40 %74.95 %74.27 %
Male
3,67133.95 %36.34 %35.85 %
Female
3,72434.44 %38.61 %38.42 %
21 years and over7,09365.60 %70.87 %69.92 %
62 years and over1,0459.67 %14.17 %14.65 %
65 years and over7907.31 %11.97 %12.42 %
Male
3873.58 %5.03 %5.12 %
Female
4033.73 %6.95 %7.30 %
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Amherst Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
One race10,71899.13 %98.93 %97.55 %
White
10,48796.99 %96.04 %75.21 %
Black or African American
480.44 %0.73 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
140.13 %0.24 %0.87 %
Asian
1441.33 %1.29 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
120.11 %0.31 %0.59 %
Chinese
730.68 %0.33 %0.85 %
Filipino
110.10 %0.10 %0.65 %
Japanese
70.06 %0.07 %0.28 %
Korean
250.23 %0.15 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
50.05 %0.14 %0.39 %
Other Asian
110.10 %0.19 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
20.02 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
20.02 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
230.21 %0.60 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1091.01 %1.66 %13.70 %
Mexican
280.26 %0.37 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
160.15 %0.50 %2.46 %
Cuban
140.13 %0.06 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
510.47 %0.72 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino10,70398.99 %98.34 %86.30 %
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Amherst Social Profile

Amherst School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,408100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
2898.48 %6.27 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1684.93 %4.78 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1,77252.00 %45.45 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
81723.97 %21.02 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
36210.62 %22.48 %22.81 %
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Amherst Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over6,906100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
610.88 %3.94 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2403.48 %8.66 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
97214.07 %30.06 %28.63 %
High school or higher
6,60595.64 %87.41 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
1,17817.06 %19.98 %21.05 %
Associate degree
6218.99 %8.71 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
2,28833.13 %18.67 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
3,83455.52 %28.65 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,54622.39 %9.98 %8.86 %
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Amherst Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported13,705100.00 %--
Arab310.23 %0.47 %0.42 %
Czech420.31 %0.23 %0.59 %
Danish390.28 %0.25 %0.50 %
Dutch1461.07 %0.87 %1.58 %
English2,31116.86 %15.28 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)9727.09 %12.40 %2.90 %
French Canadian7235.28 %8.71 %0.85 %
German1,65912.11 %7.26 %14.93 %
Greek810.59 %1.05 %0.40 %
Hungarian840.61 %0.26 %0.49 %
Irish2,40417.54 %16.50 %10.65 %
Italian1,1288.23 %7.24 %5.47 %
Lithuanian490.36 %0.50 %0.23 %
Norwegian1010.74 %0.71 %1.56 %
Polish5103.72 %3.51 %3.12 %
Portuguese1120.82 %0.90 %0.41 %
Russian1791.31 %0.73 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish2131.55 %1.92 %1.50 %
Scottish6224.54 %3.69 %1.70 %
Slovak170.12 %0.08 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African470.34 %0.14 %0.62 %
Swedish2992.18 %1.71 %1.39 %
Swiss1230.90 %0.18 %0.32 %
Ukrainian480.35 %0.24 %0.31 %
United States or American3492.55 %5.05 %7.18 %
Welsh1150.84 %0.56 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.13 %0.12 %0.65 %
Other ancestries1,2839.36 %9.48 %31.89 %
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Amherst Economy

Amherst Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over7,786100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
3,80148.82 %48.63 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
3,98551.18 %51.37 %51.68 %
In labor force
5,56071.41 %70.50 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
3,10355.81 %53.06 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
2,45744.19 %46.94 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
5,55471.33 %70.42 %63.10 %
Employed
5,42569.68 %67.76 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1291.66 %2.65 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-2.32 %3.77 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
60.08 %0.09 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
2,22628.59 %29.50 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers4,32379.69 %79.37 %78.40 %
Government workers56410.40 %12.79 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5219.60 %7.61 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers170.31 %0.23 %0.31 %
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Amherst Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations3,03856.00 %35.79 %33.60 %
Service occupations4588.44 %13.00 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations1,28423.67 %26.62 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations60.11 %0.45 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2624.83 %9.37 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3776.95 %14.77 %14.63 %
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Amherst Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining130.24 %0.90 %1.87 %
Construction2103.87 %6.80 %6.80 %
Manufacturing1,21122.32 %18.08 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1713.15 %3.60 %3.60 %
Retail trade68912.70 %13.69 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1512.78 %4.15 %5.19 %
Information1673.08 %2.69 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4067.48 %6.26 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services76614.12 %8.81 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services1,11520.55 %20.03 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2504.61 %6.91 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)2043.76 %4.27 %4.88 %
Public administration721.33 %3.81 %4.83 %
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Amherst Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Households3,584100.00 %474,750106,788,273
Less than $10,000
711.98 %6.07 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
571.59 %4.77 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
1444.02 %10.79 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
1985.52 %11.65 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
3208.93 %17.25 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
67818.92 %23.05 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
54915.32 %12.64 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
84823.66 %9.08 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
38510.74 %2.55 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
3349.32 %2.16 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$88,671.00-$49,415.96$39,349.33
Average household size2.99-2.542.58
Average income per member of household$29,655.85-$19,488.09$15,252.86
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Amherst Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over5,377100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,44382.63 %81.75 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3756.97 %9.83 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
260.48 %0.73 %4.73 %
Walked
160.30 %2.90 %2.94 %
Other means
571.06 %0.82 %1.20 %
Worked at home
4608.55 %3.96 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.4 minutes-26.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Amherst Housing

Amherst Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units3,773100.00 %546,782117,282,697
Occupied housing units
3,61295.73 %86.79 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
3,32388.07 %60.48 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
2897.66 %26.32 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
1614.27 %13.21 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
832.20 %10.28 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.80 %-1.47 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate3.30 %-4.27 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.04-2.622.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.48-2.262.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units3,768100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
3,38889.92 %62.38 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
1353.58 %4.43 %5.68 %
2 units
1032.73 %6.52 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
340.90 %5.98 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
401.06 %5.04 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
00.00 %3.16 %3.99 %
20 or more units
00.00 %5.84 %8.59 %
Mobile home
681.80 %6.50 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.14 %0.22 %
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Amherst Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units3,768100.00 %--
1 room
80.21 %1.08 %2.21 %
2 rooms
00.00 %3.23 %4.88 %
3 rooms
290.77 %8.59 %10.06 %
4 rooms
3188.44 %17.55 %15.95 %
5 rooms
2967.86 %20.06 %20.92 %
6 rooms
54114.36 %18.57 %18.39 %
7 rooms
62316.53 %13.17 %11.98 %
8 rooms
77820.65 %9.18 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,17531.18 %8.56 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)7.6-5.65.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units3,599100.00 %--
1.00 or less
3,57899.42 %85.39 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
210.58 %1.03 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
00.00 %0.36 %2.54 %
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Amherst Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas2215.87 %15.96 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas88523.49 %9.29 %5.96 %
Electricity1383.66 %6.62 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2,28560.64 %50.44 %8.06 %
Coal or coke50.13 %0.16 %0.12 %
Wood461.22 %3.70 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.03 %0.05 %
Other fuel190.50 %0.41 %0.35 %
No fuel used00.00 %0.17 %1.25 %
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Amherst Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units2,903100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
00.00 %2.01 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1394.79 %24.68 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
43815.09 %34.89 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
78026.87 %19.35 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,00234.52 %13.23 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
44515.33 %4.61 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
862.96 %1.05 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
130.45 %0.18 %0.56 %
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Amherst Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage2,38382.09 %74.09 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
00.00 %1.22 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
160.55 %4.76 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
1344.62 %16.01 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
62121.39 %30.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
82328.35 %14.13 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
78927.18 %7.53 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged52017.91 %25.91 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent72124.84 %28.80 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent60520.84 %19.46 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent51017.57 %17.27 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent40613.99 %11.76 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent2167.44 %6.97 %6.01 %
35 percent or more42614.67 %15.29 %15.91 %
Not computed190.65 %0.46 %0.85 %
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Amherst Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units259100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
00.00 %4.66 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
00.00 %4.31 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
166.18 %15.81 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
5019.31 %39.89 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
5119.69 %21.46 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
8934.36 %8.39 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
4216.22 %1.40 %2.89 %
No cash rent
114.25 %4.07 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)1,034399.23 %101.58 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3915.06 %18.03 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent6123.55 %16.53 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent6324.32 %15.19 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent2911.20 %11.79 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent62.32 %7.45 %7.32 %
35 percent or more5019.31 %25.58 %29.47 %
Not computed114.25 %5.44 %7.77 %

Amherst Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Hampshire Avg.National Avg.
None822.18 %5.00 %9.57 %
148812.95 %26.95 %31.22 %
22,03153.90 %38.64 %34.76 %
3 or more99826.49 %16.19 %15.45 %
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