Amherst County Population 2018

Amherst County's estimated population is 31,594 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Amherst County is the 55th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201731,594-73-0.23%
201631,667290.09%
201531,638-401-1.25%
201432,039-117-0.36%
201332,156-280-0.86%
201232,4363261.02%
201132,110-278-0.86%
201032,3883,81013.33%
199028,578-544-1.87%
198029,1223,05011.70%
197026,0723,11913.59%
196022,9532,62112.89%
195020,332590.29%
194020,2731,2536.59%
193019,020-751-3.80%
192019,7718394.43%
191018,9321,0685.98%
190017,8643131.78%
189017,551-1,158-6.19%
188018,7093,80925.56%
187014,9001,1588.43%
186013,7421,0438.21%
185012,6991230.98%
184012,5765054.18%
183012,0711,64815.81%
182010,423-125-1.19%
181010,548-6,253-37.22%
180016,8013,09822.61%
179013,7030.00%

Amherst County Population Growth

Population Data via

Amherst County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White24,47077.45%
Black or African American6,00919.02%
Two or More Races7062.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native2690.85%
Asian1720.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.03%

Amherst County Population Pyramid

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Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990