Living in Amherst, OH

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Amherst SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Amherst, OH Crime Report

198
Total Crimes
1,636.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-36.29%
Below National Average

Amherst, OH Cost Of Living

96
Amherst's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Amherst, Ohio Info Snack

Amherst (/æmhrst/) is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The population was 12,021 at the 2010 census.
Population
12,097
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
7.9%
Median Home
$153,500
Median Income
$69,657
Median Rent
$913

Amherst, OH Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Amherst in Ohio

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Map Of Amherst, OH

Population over time in Amherst

Year Population % Change
2017 12,097 0.1%
2016 12,086 0.2%
2015 12,058 -0.5%
2014 12,114 0.3%
2013 12,080 0.2%
2012 12,057 0.0%
2011 12,056 0.1%
2010 12,038 0.1%
2009 12,031 -
Crime/100k Amherst OH USA
Violent Crime 90.9 279.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.8 5.0
Robbery 16.5 78.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 57.9 151.2 246.8
Property Crime 1545.5 2177.1 2199.5
Burglary 190.1 412.2 376.0
Larceny 1347.1 1594.6 1594.6
Car Theft 8.3 170.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Amherst

White
90.3% (10,920)
African American
1.0% (124)
American Indian
0.5% (60)
Asian
1.7% (206)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (114)
Hispanic
5.6% (673)
Race Amherst OH USA
White 90.3% 79.2% 61.1%
African American 1.0% 12.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 2.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.6% 3.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Amherst, Ohio

Less than $10,000
2.8% (34,276)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (36,028)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (134,855)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.9% (71,055)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (160,626)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (223,925)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (173,386)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.0% (253,449)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (62,298)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (59,796)
Income Amherst OH USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 7.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 10.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.9% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 18.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 12.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.0% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 4.5% 7.0%

Gender in Amherst

Female
50.9% (6,153)
Male
49.1% (5,944)
Gender Amherst OH USA
Female 50.9% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Amherst for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (120)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (725)
High School / GED
29.0% (3,508)
Some College
26.0% (3,145)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,451)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (2,177)
Master's Degree
6.0% (725)
Professional Degree
1.0% (120)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (120)
Education Amherst OH USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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