Amherst demographics profile

StatisticAmherstNew HampshireNational
Population density (sq mi)92214191
Median age45.242.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%40%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%
Amherst, NH has a population of 670 and is the 17,737th largest city in the United States. The population density is 922 per sq mi which is 553% higher than the New Hampshire average and 918% higher than the national average. The median age in Amherst is 45 which is approximately 7% higher than the New Hampshire average of 42. In Amherst, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 18% of Amherst residents were born in New Hampshire, 74% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Amherst is 553% higher than New Hampshire.
  • The median age in Amherst is 7% higher than New Hampshire.
  • In Amherst 100.00% of the population is White.
  • In Amherst 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Amherst 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Amherst population breakdown by race

RaceAmherstNew HampshireNational
Black or African American0.00%1.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.16%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.88%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.54%4.75%
In Amherst, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Amherst, NH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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