Amherst, WI

1,180 Population
1.3 square miles 901.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
901.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
73.0%
was 75.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.1%
was 2.3%
 
Percent Under 18
30.8%
was 33.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.7%
was 14.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
19.4%
was 21.7%
 
Median Household Income
$40,703
was $38,603
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.9
45.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
531
was 527
 
Median Rent
$661
was $658
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
465
was 469
 
Homeownership Rate
60.4%
was 61.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
405.3
was 402.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.4%
was 24.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.0
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.4
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 97.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.6%
was 88.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.9%
was 18.9%
 

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