Amherst SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
5
Education
7
Commute
8

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Amherst, Virginia Info Snack

Population
2,569
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
7.3%
Median Home
$160,300
Median Income
$45,461
Median Rent
$746

Rankings for Amherst in Virginia

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Map Of Amherst, VA

Population over time in Amherst

Year Population % Change
2017 2,569 -6.5%
2016 2,748 9.1%
2015 2,519 8.4%
2014 2,323 -12.1%
2013 2,643 1.9%
2012 2,594 8.8%
2011 2,385 -4.9%
2010 2,508 1.5%
2009 2,471 -
Crime/100k Amherst VA USA
Violent Crime 182.3 200.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 0.0 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 182.3 118.7 246.8
Property Crime 364.6 1665.8 2199.5
Burglary 45.6 182.8 376.0
Larceny 319.1 1356.4 1594.6
Car Theft 0.0 126.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Amherst

White
65.4% (1,681)
African American
23.4% (600)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (9)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (70)
Hispanic
8.1% (209)
Race Amherst VA USA
White 65.4% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 23.4% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.1% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Amherst, Virginia

Less than $10,000
5.9% (15,183)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.4% (8,816)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.6% (47,755)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (28,653)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (31,836)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (51,428)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (33,796)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.9% (30,612)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (6,367)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (2,448)
Income Amherst VA USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 528.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.4% 365.7% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.6% 739.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 771.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 1129.3% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 1672.8% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 1292.3% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.9% 1678.0% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 816.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 1005.4% 697.9%

Gender in Amherst

Female
52.0% (1,335)
Male
48.0% (1,234)
Gender Amherst VA USA
Female 52.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Amherst for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (205)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (231)
High School / GED
34.0% (873)
Some College
18.0% (462)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (77)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (539)
Master's Degree
6.0% (154)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (25)
Education Amherst VA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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