The Amherst Census Designated Place had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Amherst is located at latitude 42.8636 and longitude -71.6238 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Amherst Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 262 feet.
The Amherst Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629710) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Amherst: Souhegan West.
|Population in Households||618|
|Population in Familes||565|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||259 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||225 (86.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||21 ( 8.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||14 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$383,333|
|Average Home Value||$446,987|
|Median Household Income||$119,594|
|Average Household Income||$155,640|
|Per Capita Income||$57,208|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.18%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
The table below compares Amherst to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire 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||# 76||23rd|
|Population Density1||# 43||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 57||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1||100th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1||100th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.