Amherst Junction, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Amherst Junction, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Amherst Junction had a population of 385 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Amherst Junction is located at latitude 44.4689 and longitude -89.3126 in Portage County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Amherst Junction (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Portage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,112 feet.

The Village of Amherst Junction (GNIS ID: 1582691) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Amherst Junction: Groversberg, The Junction.

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Amherst Junction, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 385
Population in Households 385
Population in Familes 322
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 318
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $65,239
Average Household Income $81,859
Per Capita Income $31,050


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $191,379
Average Home Value $192,137


Total Households 141
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.25% 0.21%
Households 0.35% 0.28%
Families 0.35% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Amherst Junction, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amherst Junction to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 582 25th
Population Density # 572 26th
Diversity Index # 515 34th
Median Household Income # 184 76th
Per Capita Income # 231 70th

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