Also See: Amherst, NH ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Amherst CDP(1) had a population of 630 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Amherst is located at latitude 42.8615 and longitude -71.6254 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Amherst Census Designated Place 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Amherst: Souhegan West.
|Total Population||630 (100%)|
|Population in Households||630 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||573 (91.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$127,421|
|Average Household Income||$156,194|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$58,029|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||265 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||232 (87.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||20 ( 7.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||13 ( 4.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$436,667|
|Average Home Value||$493,103|
|Housing Affordability Index3||178|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.93%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.43%|
The table below compares Amherst to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 42||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 2||99th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 78||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 4||97th|
|Diversity Index||# 49||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.