The unemployment rate in Amherst is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst's cost of living is 32.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Amherst, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Lamb county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Amherst's population is 811 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 16.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Amherst is $42,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%. Check out the homes in the area
Amherst public schools spend $11,202 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 7.9 students per teacher in Amherst. More Education