B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$597
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    273
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    525
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,455
National
$53,889
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

    Amherst Township Reviews

    1 review
    I love it because I love small, tight communities. If you don't like small town living, don't live here.
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