Amherst, OH
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Amherst, Ohio Info Snack

Population
12,193
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
6.7%
Median Home
$166,500
Median Income
$76,402
Median Rent
$777

Amherst SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
9
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Amherst, OH Crime Report

122
Total Crimes
996.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-57.53%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Amherst
/ 100k People
Ohio
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 122 996.4 2,159.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 6 49.0 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 7.0 6.5
Robbery 5 40.8 66.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 191.6 279.7
Property Crime 116 947.4 1,850.3 1,958.2
Burglary 6 49.0 318.8 314.2
Larceny 108 882.1 1,359.8 1,398.0
Car Theft 2 16.3 171.7 246.0

Amherst, OH Cost Of Living

95
Amherst's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Amherst Ohio National Average
Overall 95 90 100
Services 102 100 100
Groceries 105 99 100
Health 111 100 100
Housing 81 74 100
Transportation 98 102 100
Utilities 94 93 100

Amherst, OH Photos

Rankings for Amherst in Ohio

Map Of Amherst, OH

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Population over time in Amherst

Year Population % Change
2020 12,193 0.8%
2019 12,097 0.1%
2018 12,086 0.2%
2017 12,058 -0.5%
2016 12,114 0.3%
2015 12,080 0.2%
2014 12,057 0.0%
2013 12,056 0.1%
2012 12,038 0.1%
2011 12,031 -

Race / Ethnicity in Amherst

White
86.1% (10,503)
African American
1.6% (197)
American Indian
0.2% (25)
Asian
1.8% (220)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.0% (484)
Hispanic
6.3% (764)
Race Amherst OH USA
White 86.1% 78.3% 60.1%
African American 1.6% 12.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 1.8% 2.3% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.0% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.3% 3.9% 18.2%

Gender in Amherst

Female
49.4% (6,019)
Male
50.6% (6,173)
Gender Amherst OH USA
Female 49.4% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Amherst for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (243)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (365)
High School / GED
28.0% (3,414)
Some College
25.0% (3,048)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,585)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (2,438)
Master's Degree
8.0% (975)
Professional Degree
1.0% (121)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Amherst OH USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Amherst, Ohio

Less than $10,000
3.6% (43,772)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (26,896)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (128,944)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.9% (59,330)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (129,207)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (201,986)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (178,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.6% (238,638)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (79,897)
$200,000 or more
10.8% (131,844)
Income Amherst OH USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 6.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 4.4% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 9.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.9% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 13.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.6% 14.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 10.8% 5.2% 8.3%

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