The Village of Amherst had a population of 1,080 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Amherst is located at latitude 44.4483 and longitude -89.2817 in Portage County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Amherst (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Portage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.
The Village of Amherst (GNIS ID: 1582689) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amherst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,080|
|Population in Familes||884|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||496 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||328 (66.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||130 (26.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||38 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,987|
|Average Home Value||$168,541|
|Median Household Income||$51,810|
|Average Household Income||$61,873|
|Per Capita Income||$25,638|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.92%|
|Per Capita Income||2.24%|
The table below compares Amherst to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 371||52nd|
|Population Density1||# 307||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 515||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 370||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 382||51st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.