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Amherst Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
125,024
Unemployment Rate
2.3%
Poverty Rate
10.8%
Non-Citizens
7.1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 17 responses
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  • Diverse
    59%
  • Friendly
    35%
  • Quiet
    6%

Amherst Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    79%
  • Asian
    9%
  • African American
    6%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%

Income

Median Household Income
$72,459
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    18%
  • $25-$44k
    14%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    31%
  • $150k+
    18%
Median Individual Income
$34,284
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    28%
  • $15-$34k
    22%
  • $35-$64k
    23%
  • $65k+
    27%

Community

Poll
65%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.26 responses
Poll
55%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.20 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 9 responses
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  • Winter lasts forever here. Appreciate the sun.
    67%
  • Its cold, taxes are high.
    22%
  • Winter is long + lots of snow but you'll be fine
    11%
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