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Demographics

People

Total Population225
Male Share of the Population45.8%
Female Share of the Population54.2%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+128
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married65.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.9%
Median Earnings25+$35,156
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,750
% Above Poverty Level97.3%
% Below Poverty Level2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$660
Median House Value$103,300

Ancestry

German59.1%
Irish17.8%
French Except Basque8%
English7.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4%
Swedish3.1%
Norwegian2.7%
Czech1.8%
Italian1.8%
Austrian1.8%
Dutch1.3%
Polish0.9%
Scottish0.4%
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Amherst Almanac

CategoryValue
County Buffalo County
Standard Zip Codes68812
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.83
Approximate Longitude-99.26

Amherst Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationKEARNEY 4 NE
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp11 to 34 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip25.2 inches
StationOVERTON 3 W
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 68 F
Annual Precip24.1 inches
StationMINDEN
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp11 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp38 to 67 F
Annual Precip25.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elm Creek969$52,353
Kearney32,709$70,580
Miller172$36,786
Overton704$58,250
Pleasanton363$57,083
Riverdale204$76,250

Amherst Public Schools

Amherst Elementary School
100 N Sycamore, Po Box 8
ZIP: 68812
(308) 826-3131
Primary
Total Enrollment 202
Amherst High School
100 N Sycamore, Po Box 8
ZIP: 68812
(308) 826-3131
High
Total Enrollment 156
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