The Amherst Census Designated Place had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Amherst: Souhegan West.
|Daytime Population: Workers||534|
|Daytime Population: Residents||272|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||806|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.30|
|Population in Households||618|
|Population in Familes||564|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$126,958|
|Average Household Income||$163,096|
|Per Capita Income||$59,944|
|Total Housing Units||259 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||223 (86.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||20 ( 7.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15 ( 5.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$377,174|
|Average Home Value||$434,152|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.8%|
|Per Capita Income||2.13%|
The table below compares Amherst to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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|
|Diversity Index||# 55||44th|
|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.