Amherst, Colorado Population 2024

38

Amherst is a city located in Phillips County Colorado. Amherst has a 2024 population of 38. Amherst is currently declining at a rate of -50.65% annually and its population has decreased by -75.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 154 in 2020.

The average household income in Amherst is -$1000.00 Mn with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Amherst is 22.9 years: 0 years for males, and 0 years for females.

Amherst Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amherst was:

  • Other race: 100%
  • White: 0%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
83.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-75.32% (-116)
The current population of Amherst, Colorado is 38 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 154.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race77100%
White00%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

Other race

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Amherst Population by Race

Amherst Population Pyramid 2024

Amherst Median Age

22.9

Total

0

Male

0

Female

Amherst Adults

There are 77 adults, (0 of whom are seniors) in Amherst.

Amherst Age Dependency

0

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Amherst Sex Ratio

Female5875.32%
Male1924.68%

Amherst Population by Age

Amherst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All194.050100
Married194.050100
Male0000
Female0000
Non Family0000

4.05

Average Family Size

4.05

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Amherst Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade32100%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate00%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Amherst Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amherst Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Other Race3200
Hispanic3200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 0%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 0%.

Amherst Educational Attainment by Race

Amherst Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Amherst Language

0% of Amherst residents speak only English, while 100% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 100% of the population.

Amherst Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Amherst Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Amherst Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amherst Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households-$-999,999,999
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families--

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Amherst Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

100.0%

Male Marriage Rate

22.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Amherst Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Amherst Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Amherst Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Amherst Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Amherst Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Amherst Veterans by Age

count

Amherst Veterans by Race

Amherst Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amherst Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

100%

Labor Force Participation

100%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Amherst Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Amherst Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Amherst Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

0%

Born in Amherst

58.44%

Native Born

41.56%

Foreign Born

41.56%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

58.44% of Amherst residents were born in the United States, with 0% having been born in Colorado. 41.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Amherst Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202338-39-50.65%
202277-175-69.44%
20212529863.64%
2020154-24-13.48%
2019178-17-8.72%
2018195-26-11.76%
2017221173360.42%
201648-8-14.29%
2015562160%
2014351684.21%
201319-52-73.24%
20117100%

Amherst Population by Year