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Demographics

People

Total Population788
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+282
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married56.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.9%
Median Earnings25+$25,729
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,438
% Above Poverty Level75.5%
% Below Poverty Level24.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$50,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64.8%
Irish10.4%
German10.2%
English2%
African1%
Swedish0.8%
Italian0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Scottish0.3%
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Amherst Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lamb County
Standard Zip Codes79312
Phone Area Codes806
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.01
Approximate Longitude-102.41

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)

StationLITTLEFIELD 2 NW
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 53 F
Apr Temp41 to 74 F
Jul Temp64 to 92 F
Oct Temp44 to 75 F
Annual Precip18.6 inches
StationOLTON
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 51 F
Apr Temp41 to 72 F
Jul Temp63 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 73 F
Annual Precip17.9 inches
StationMORTON
Distance28.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 53 F
Apr Temp41 to 74 F
Jul Temp64 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 74 F
Annual Precip18.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anton1,224$37,000
Earth1,064$58,229
Littlefield6,178$50,692
Olton1,902$35,833
Springlake92$51,750
Sudan1,077$54,667

Amherst Public Schools

Amherst School
101 N Main St
ZIP: 79312
(806) 246-3221
Other
Total Enrollment 160
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