The Village of Amherst had a population of 1,050 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||1,050|
|Population in Familes||849|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$54,811|
|Average Household Income||$66,007|
|Per Capita Income||$27,218|
|Total Housing Units||484 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||332 (68.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||111 (22.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||41 ( 8.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,250|
|Average Home Value||$170,557|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.72%|
|Per Capita Income||2.66%|
The table below compares Amherst 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.
|Total Population||# 380||51st|
|Population Density||# 322||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 541||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 382||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 427||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.