The Village of Amherst had a population of 264 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Amherst is located at latitude 40.7689 and longitude -99.2698 in Buffalo County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Amherst encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,352 feet.
The Village of Amherst (GNIS ID: 2397957) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||264 (100%)|
|Population in Households||264 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||218 (82.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$58,053|
|Average Household Income||$84,538|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,452|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||122 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||92 (75.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||24 (19.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5 ( 4.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$161,842|
|Average Home Value||$164,835|
|Housing Affordability Index3||214|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.88%|
|Per Capita Income||1.62%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.85%|
The table below compares Amherst to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 305||48th|
|Population Density||# 160||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 215||63rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 290||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 82||86th|
|Diversity Index||# 288||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.