Amherst Town, Massachusetts Population 2024

Amherst Town is a city located in Franklin County and Hampshire County Massachusetts. Amherst Town has a 2024 population of 0. Amherst Town is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Amherst Town is $109,514 with a poverty rate of 23.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Amherst Town is 21.3 years, 21.4 years for males, and 21.1 years for females.

Amherst Town Demographics

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

  • White: 69.48%
  • Asian: 13.45%
  • Two or more races: 10.57%
  • Black or African American: 4.54%
  • Other race: 1.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.06%
Land Area (mi²)
27.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
0.0/sq mi

Amherst Town, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,20069.48%
Asian4,49113.45%
Two or more races3,52910.57%
Black or African American1,5164.54%
Other race5151.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1190.36%
Native American190.06%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Amherst Town Population by Race

Amherst Town Population Pyramid 2024

Amherst Town Median Age

21.3

Total

21.4

Male

21.1

Female

Amherst Town Adults

There are 30,447 adults, (3,055 of whom are seniors) in Amherst Town.

Amherst Town Age Dependency

21.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Amherst Town Sex Ratio

Female16,82450.39%
Male16,56549.61%

Amherst Town Population by Age

Amherst Town Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,1142.2745.954.1
Non Family4,5261.7123.676.4
Married2,8783.0782.417.6
Female4952.7839.860.2
Male2151.9938.161.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

45.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Amherst Town Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade830.78%
Associates Degree5274.92%
Bachelors Degree2,52823.61%
Graduate Degree5,21448.7%
High School Graduate1,13310.58%
Less Than 9th Grade1451.35%
Some College1,07610.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Amherst Town Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amherst Town Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,7267,6335,892
Asian1,034980718
2+ Races1,0261,008588
Hispanic935876487
Black398376215
Other Race222217171
Islander46460
Native American14140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 77.03%.

Amherst Town Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,595$69,612$38,396
Graduate Degree$68,556$83,536$62,994
High School Graduate$33,464$42,222$0
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$41,181$21,510
Overall$55,125$60,746$40,625
Some College$37,118$45,469$35,353

$55,125

Average Earnings

$60,746

Average Male

$40,625

Average Female

Amherst Town Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amherst Town Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Amherst Town Language

79.19% of Amherst Town residents speak only English, while 20.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.66% of the population.

Amherst Town Language

Amherst Town Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,0663,19824.48%
Multiple2,19451323.38%
Hispanic1,60238023.72%
Asian1,63426416.16%
Black66113119.82%
Other44210223.08%
Islander11975.88%

23.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.56%

Male Poverty Rate

21.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amherst Town

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amherst Town is White, with 24.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amherst Town is Islander, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.21%.

Amherst Town Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.21%
Less Than 9th Grade22.52%
Some College8.77%
Bachelors or Greater4.9%

Amherst Town Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.27%
Female Unemployed65.06%
Female Employed24.55%
Male Employed17.41%

Amherst Town Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amherst Town Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$139,063$166,714
Households$68,427$109,514
Married Families$155,379$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,550$61,162

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Amherst Town Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

19.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.4%

Male Marriage Rate

20.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Amherst Town Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Amherst Town Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Amherst Town Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Amherst Town Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

416

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War111
First Gulf War73
Korea43
World War II24

Amherst Town Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+140
65 to 74100
35 to 5466
55 to 6461
18 to 3449

Amherst Town Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3401.57%
Hispanic532.24%
2+ Races501.8%
Black211.49%
Other Race51.19%

Amherst Town Veterans by Race

Amherst Town Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amherst Town Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Amherst Town Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Amherst Town Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Amherst Town 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

46.77%

Born in Amherst Town

83.55%

Native Born

16.45%

Foreign Born

10.44%

Non Citizen

6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.55% of Amherst Town residents were born in the United States, with 46.77% having been born in Massachusetts. 10.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Amherst Town Place of Birth