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Amherst Town city, Massachusetts

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Amherst Town city, Massachusetts
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
40,059
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
39,270
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
2.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 39,263
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 X
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
1.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
8.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
9.1%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
69.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
13.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
10.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
67.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 416
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 16.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 45.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $443,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,648
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,125
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,484
Building permits, 2022 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 8,114
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.27
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 47.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 20.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 97.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 92.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 97.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 72.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
2.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 51.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 50.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) NA
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) NA
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) NA
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) NA
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) NA
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 18.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $68,427
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $28,179
Persons in poverty, percent
23.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 X
Total employment, 2021 X
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,421.3
Population per square mile, 2010 X
Land area in square miles, 2020 27.63
Land area in square miles, 2010 X
FIPS Code 2501370
Value Notes

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The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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