The unemployment rate in Amherst is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst's cost of living is 12.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Hancock county remained strongly Democratic, 54.8% to 42.4%. More Voting Stats
Amherst's population is 322 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 33.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Amherst is Real Estate: $155,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%.
Amherst public schools spend $20,568 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12 students per teacher in Amherst. More Education