The unemployment rate in Amherst is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst jobs have increased by 0.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst's cost of living is 10.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Amherst, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Portage county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Amherst's population is 1,362 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Amherst is $185,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.0%. Check out the homes in the area
Amherst public schools spend $10,636 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Amherst. More Education