Amherst

Overview for Amherst, NY

20,981 people live in Amherst, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $55,470. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,981

Total Population

45 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$55,470

Average individual Income

Around Amherst, NY

There's plenty to do around Amherst, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

30
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
34
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Anastasia's Artisan Bread, Papa's Popcorn, and Skater's Edge.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.28 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Active 3.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.07 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.26 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.15 miles 23 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Amherst, NY

Amherst has 8,562 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Amherst do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,981 people call Amherst home. The population density is 3,682.365 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,981

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45

Median Age

51.78 / 48.22%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,562

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$55,470

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Amherst, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Amherst. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Dodge Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
5/5
Williamsville East High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

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