Amherst, Nebraska

Amherst: Village in Nebraska, United States

About

Amherst is a village located in the county of Buffalo in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Its population at the 2010 census was 248 and a population density of 438 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 254 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Amherst

Population : 254 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
County : Buffalo County
Postal code : 68812
Area : 0.57 km2
Altitude : 2,356 feet / 718 meters
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 06:30:52 (16th June 2024)
Density : 449 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.36% (2010-2020)

Geography

Amherst is located at 40°46'8"N 99°16'11"W (40.7689000, -99.2698200).

Amherst map

Demographics

The population of Amherst increased by 2.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 248 - census
2011 250 0.8% estimation process
2012 253 1.19% estimation process
2013 252 -0.4% estimation process
2014 250 -0.8% estimation process
2015 247 -1.21% estimation process
2016 247 0% estimation process
2017 251 1.59% estimation process
2018 252 0.4% estimation process
2019 253 0.4% estimation process
2020 254 0.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 35,893
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 36,645
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 36,771
April 1, 2010 Population : 36,651
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.8%
People over 65 (%) : 19.1%
Female persons, % : 50.0%
White only, percent : 96.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,309
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 16,043

Amherst zip code is 68812. County name: Buffalo, County fips: 31019

Amkherst, Амхерст

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 16,043
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $164,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,331
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $506
2015-2019 median gross rent : $781
Permits for construction, 2020 : 91
2015-2019 Households : 14,714
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 39,647
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 223,302
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,882,467
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 501,430
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,908
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,121
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,465
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 940
2019 total employment : 15,419
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 684,460
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -0.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,432
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,006
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,527
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,074
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 61
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,811
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 274
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,512
2010 population per square mile : 74.6
2010 land area in square miles : 491.47
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $200,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,464
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $529
2015-2019 median gross rent : $974
2015-2019 Households : 47,097
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 374,493
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,376,425
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,961,985
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,224,401
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,409
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $73,106
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $39,518
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,900
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,095
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,801
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,140
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,236
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 874
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,304
2010 population per square mile : 1,956.0
2010 land area in square miles : 54.59

Schools in Amherst

College & universities near Amherst, NE

Code Name City ZIP
181215 University of Nebraska at Kearney Kearney (NE) 68849-1212

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Amherst, NE

Code Name Address Type
HLD Holdrege 100 West Ave. RAIL
HAS Hastings 501 West First St. RAIL

Post offices near Amherst

Post Office Name City ZIP
Amher Post Office Amherst (NE) 68812

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Buffalo County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Buffalo County , NE.

City Name Population Title
Kearney 34,235 City in and county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States
Gibbon 1,875 City in Buffalo County, Nebraska, U.
Ravenna 1,361 City in Nebraska
Shelton 1,055 Village in Buffalo and Hall counties, Nebraska, in the United States
Elm Creek 945 Human settlement in Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States of America
Pleasanton 361 Village in Nebraska, United States
Riverdale 179 Village in Nebraska
Miller 115 Village in Nebraska, USA