Amherst, Colorado Population 2022

178
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Amherst is a city located in Phillips County Colorado. Amherst has a 2020 population of 178. Amherst is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2010.

The average household income in Amherst is $60,067 with a poverty rate of 10.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Amherst is 22.8 years, 23.6 years for males, and 22.5 years for females.

Amherst Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amherstwas:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Amherst, Colorado is 178 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 178.

Amherst, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

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Amherst Population by Race

Amherst Population Pyramid $2022

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Amherst Median Age

22.8


Total

23.6


Male

22.5


Female

Amherst Adults

There are 137 adults, ( of whom are seniors) in Amherst.

Amherst Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Amherst Sex Ratio

Female

97

54.49%

Male

81

45.51%

Amherst Population by Age

Amherst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Amherst Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female0%0%
Non Family0%0%
All74.4%25.6%
Married74.4%25.6%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Amherst Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
Married394.5674.4
All394.5674.4
Non Family00
Female00
Male00

4.1

Average Family Size

4.56

Average Household Size

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Amherst Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate3648.00%
Some College2026.67%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree1013.33%
Graduate Degree912.00%
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Amherst Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amherst Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.33%.

Amherst Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,121$41,552$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$41,121

Average Earnings

$41,552

Average Male

$

Average Female

Amherst Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amherst Language by Age

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Amherst Language

100.00% of Amherst residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Amherst Language

Amherst Poverty by Race

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10.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

18.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amherst

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amherst is White, with 10.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amherst is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

Amherst Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th GradeNaN%

Amherst Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Amherst Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amherst Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,438$60,067
Families$42,438$59,259
Married Families$42,438$59,259
Non Families--
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Income by Household Type

Amherst Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Amherst Married by Age and Sex

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Amherst Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Amherst Marital Status by Race

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Amherst Marital Status

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26

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Amherst Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5426
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

Amherst Veterans by Age

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Amherst Veterans by Race

Amherst Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amherst Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Amherst Employment by Age

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Amherst Employment by Race

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Amherst Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.71%

Born in Amherst

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Amherst residents were born in the United States, with 83.71% having been born in Colorado. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Amherst Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221780.00%
20211780.00%
20201780.00%
2019178-17-8.72%
2018195-26-11.76%
2017221173360.42%
201648-8-14.29%
2015562160.00%
2014351684.21%
201319-52-48.27%
2011710.00%

Amherst Population by Year