Amherst Junction, Wisconsin Population 2024

375

Amherst Junction is a city located in Portage County Wisconsin. Amherst Junction has a 2024 population of 375. Amherst Junction is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 387 in 2020.

The average household income in Amherst Junction is $130,342 with a poverty rate of 4.85%. The median age in Amherst Junction is 40.2 years: 40.2 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Amherst Junction Demographics

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

  • White: 92.88%
  • Other race: 5.83%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
303.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.1% (-12)
The current population of Amherst Junction, Wisconsin is 375 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 387.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28792.88%
Other race185.83%
Asian20.65%
Black or African American10.32%
Two or more races10.32%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Amherst Junction Population by Race

Amherst Junction Population Pyramid 2024

Amherst Junction Median Age

40.2

Total

40.2

Male

40

Female

Amherst Junction Adults

There are 238 adults, (34 of whom are seniors) in Amherst Junction.

Amherst Junction Age Dependency

51.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Amherst Junction Sex Ratio

Female15048.54%
Male15951.46%

Amherst Junction Population by Age

Amherst Junction Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1122.7678.621.4
Married663.1498.51.5
Non Family231.2252.247.8
Male143.4321.478.6
Female92.8988.911.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Amherst Junction Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade198.96%
Associates Degree3315.57%
Bachelors Degree4420.75%
Graduate Degree136.13%
High School Graduate8339.15%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College209.43%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Amherst Junction Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amherst Junction Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White19819057
Hispanic1220
Other Race1000
2+ Races110
Black100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.79%.

Amherst Junction Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$85,000$106,250$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$44,583$59,500$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$37,292$36,458$0
Overall$44,250$59,250$38,750
Some College$41,250$73,750$36,250

$44,250

Average Earnings

$59,250

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Amherst Junction Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amherst Junction Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Amherst Junction Language

92.95% of Amherst Junction residents speak only English, while 7.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.71% of the population.

Amherst Junction Language

Amherst Junction Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White285144.91%
Black11100%

4.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.77%

Male Poverty Rate

6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amherst Junction

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amherst Junction is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amherst Junction is White, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.12%.

Amherst Junction Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.84%
Some College7.55%
Less Than 9th Grade5.26%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%

Amherst Junction Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.38%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed7.5%
Female Unemployed0%

Amherst Junction Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amherst Junction Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,528$136,358
Households$93,750$130,342
Married Families$100,625$-999,999,999
Non Families$70,625$81,926

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Amherst Junction Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Amherst Junction Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Amherst Junction Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Amherst Junction Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Amherst Junction Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Amherst Junction Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7413
18 to 346
35 to 544
75+2
55 to 641

Amherst Junction Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2611.93%

Amherst Junction Veterans by Race

Amherst Junction Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amherst Junction Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.5%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Amherst Junction Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Amherst Junction Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Amherst Junction 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

84.14%

Born in Amherst Junction

93.53%

Native Born

6.47%

Foreign Born

5.83%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.53% of Amherst Junction residents were born in the United States, with 84.14% having been born in Wisconsin. 5.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Amherst Junction Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029360-3-0.83%
2028363-3-0.82%
2027366-3-0.81%
2026369-3-0.81%
2025372-3-0.8%
2024375-3-0.79%
2023378-5-1.31%
202238300%
2021383-4-1.03%
202038730.78%
201938471.86%
2018377-3-0.79%
2017380102.7%
201637000%
2015370-1-0.27%
2014371-1-0.27%
2013372-3-0.8%
2012375-1-0.27%
2011376-1-0.27%
201037700%

Amherst Junction Population by Year