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Amherst, VA

 

Amherst is located close to the center of Virginia. Amherst is between the Amherst, Nelson county. Amherst has 4.90 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Amherst population is 2,643, which has grown 17.41% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Amherst median household income is $43,065 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.50% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Amherst median house value is $167,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 64.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 94.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Amherst is close to the state average in quality. The Amherst area code is 434.

Population2,643 (2010-2014), rank #237
Population Growth17.41% since 2000, rank #124
Population Density:537.65/sq mi, rank #348
Median Household Income:$43,065 at 2010-2014—30.50% increase since 2000, rank #338
Median House Price:$167,100 at 2010-2014—64.79% increase since 2000, rank #300
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:4.90 sq mi, rank #183
Water Area:0.02 sq mi (0.33%), rank #324
State:Virginia
Area:Lynchburg, VA
Counties:Amherst County, Nelson County
School District:, rank #863
Area Code:434
Zip Code:24521
Accommodations:Amherst Hotels
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