The Village of Amherst had a population of 1,054 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Amherst is located at latitude 44.4508 and longitude -89.2848 in Portage County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Amherst 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.
|Total Population||1,054 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,054 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||854 (81.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$55,017|
|Average Household Income||$73,520|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,354|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||486 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||338 (69.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||111 (22.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||37 ( 7.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$167,560|
|Average Home Value||$186,283|
|Housing Affordability Index3||191|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.34%|
|Per Capita Income||2.99%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.35%|
The table below compares Amherst to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 380||51st|
|Population Density||# 313||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 461||41st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 387||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 369||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 524||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.