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Amherst, NE Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Amherst is 240, which is 13.36% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Amherst population density is 1,099.06 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Amherst is white, which represent 98.33% of the total population. The average Amherst education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 240. #325

Population Growth Since 2000, #375

Amherst, NE

Population Density, #214

Amherst, NE
1,099.06 per square mile
23.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:236 (98.33%, #253)
Black:0 (0.00%, #161)
Hispanic:1 (0.42%, #364)
Asian:1 (0.42%, #108)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):3 (1.25%, #69)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

204 (85.00%) out of the total population of 240 reported first ancestry.

 Amherst, NE% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech52.08%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch10.42%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English135.42%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French145.83%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German13957.92%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish3715.42%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian41.67%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian62.50%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish31.25%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish00.00%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish10.42%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish41.67%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American177.08%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 112 (46.67%, see rank)
Females: 128 (53.33%, see rank)

Amherst, NE
Male: 46.67%
Female: 53.33%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Amherst, NE
46.30 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Amherst, NE
49.30 years old
35.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Amherst, NE
39.50 years old
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Amherst, NE% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years197.92%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years93.75%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years145.83%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years93.75%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years239.58%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years2410.00%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years187.50%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years4217.50%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years4719.58%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years166.67%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 83.33%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over114.58%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Amherst, NENebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population166, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School10, 6.02%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate52, 31.33%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree62, 37.35%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree26, 15.66%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree16, 9.64%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.81, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Amherst, NE NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten580.00%20.00%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)17100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)10100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College8100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School333.33%, see rank66.67%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Amherst, NENebraskaU.S.
Total Households107, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.24, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households31, 28.97%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households76, 71.03%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)74, 69.16%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size2.76, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family69, 64.49%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households33, 30.84%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Amherst, NE%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total198see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over102100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married1918.63%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married7169.61%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed21.96%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced109.80%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over96100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married1111.46%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married7072.92%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed1010.42%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced55.21%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Amherst, NE%NebraskaU.S.
Native23899.17%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence19380.42%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State4518.75%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born20.83%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship20.83%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America20.83%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Amherst, NE%NebraskaU.S.
English10194.39%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish65.61%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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