Amherst Population By Year

Population Graph For Amherst, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 664 12,009 -0.7%
2020 669 11,978 -0.7%
2010 721 11,768 -0.9%
2000 787 11,306 0.5%
1990 748 11,139

What is the current population of Amherst?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Amherst is 664. Amherst, Texas is the 12,009th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Amherst?

The peak population of Amherst was in 2000, when its population was 787. In 2000, Amherst was the 11,306th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,009th largest city in the US. Amherst is currently 15.6% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Amherst shrinking?

Amherst has shrunk 15.6% since the year 2000. Amherst, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
11952 Driscoll 673 -18.2%
11966 Niederwald 671 47.7%
11972 Oak Grove 670 -6.5%
11982 Kenefick 668 -0.5%
11983 Lott 668 -7.7%
11987 Golinda 667 58.0%
12009 Amherst 664 -15.6%
12014 New Hope 664 1.6%
12020 Point Blank 663 10.3%
12042 Lakewood Village 660 91.8%
12066 Mountain City 656 -2.6%
12068 Sunset Valley 656 -10.0%
12069 Surfside Beach 656 -14.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
12003 Danielsville, Georgia 665 47.4%
12004 Hatley, Wisconsin 665 41.7%
12005 Kingstown, North Carolina 665 -21.4%
12006 La Belle, Missouri 665 -2.6%
12007 La Prairie, Minnesota 665 10.4%
12008 Midvale, Ohio 665 16.2%
12009 Amherst, Texas 664 -15.6%
12010 Copenhagen, New York 664 -23.2%
12011 Cordova, Illinois 664 2.1%
12012 Francis Creek, Wisconsin 664 -2.3%
12013 Gates, Tennessee 664 -26.1%
12014 New Hope, Texas 664 1.6%
12015 Pilot Grove, Missouri 664 -8.2%

What is the voting age population of Amherst, Texas?

The total voting age population of Amherst, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 496. The voting age population is 44.4% male and 55.6% female.

What percentage of Amherst, Texas residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 19.2% of the residents of Amherst are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Amherst, Texas?

The racial demographics of Amherst are 90.7% White, 5.1% Black, 1.8% Other, 1.4% Two or more races and 1.1% Asian. Additionally, 54.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Amherst, Texas residents are below the poverty line?

In Amherst, 15.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.4%. On a per-household basis, 11.8% of families are below the poverty line in Amherst.

What percentage of Amherst, Texas residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 52.9% of Amherst residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Amherst, Texas residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.3% of Amherst residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Amherst, Texas residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Amherst residents aged 5 and older, 46.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 45.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Amherst, Texas?

The unemployment rate in Amherst is 1.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Amherst, Texas residents work for the government?

In Amherst, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Amherst, Texas?

The median household income in Amherst is $50,139.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Amherst, Texas?

In Amherst, 80.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Amherst, Texas?

Renters occupy 19.6% of housing units in Amherst.

What percentage of Amherst, Texas housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Amherst, 19.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Amherst, Texas housing units were built after 2000?

In Amherst, 2.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Amherst, Texas?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Amherst is $475.

What percentage of households in Amherst, Texas have broadband internet?

In Amherst, 72.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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