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Amherst, New Hampshire
Portland, Maine
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Amherst is 853% less densely populated than Portland.
People are 44.1% less likely to be married in Portland.
The Median Age is 8.5 years older in Amherst.

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PEOPLE
 Amherst, NHPortland, MEUnited States
 Population11,26166,881321,418,820
 Population - 201011,20166,138308,745,538
 Population - 200010,76964,249285,036,114
 Population - 19909,06864,358251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now24.18%3.92%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now4.57%4.10%12.76%
 Pop. Density3293,13991
 Land Area34213,531,905
 Water Area148264,837
 Median Age44.636.137.4
 Female Population50.72%50.87%50.81%
 Male Population49.28%49.13%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Amherst, NHPortland, MEUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.93%5.04%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.38%4.68%6.51%
 Age 10 to 1410.42%4.71%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.91%2.72%4.03%
 Age 18 to 201.87%3.33%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.00%7.72%5.61%
 Age 25 to 345.49%20.01%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.94%13.49%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5419.56%13.79%14.09%
 Age 55 to 598.97%6.97%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.77%5.33%5.72%
 Age 65 to 748.76%5.74%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.24%4.08%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.77%2.38%1.85%
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 RACE
 Amherst, NHPortland, MEUnited States
 White92.96%82.74%62.77%
 Black0.36%7.14%12.24%
 Asian1.00%3.68%4.95%
 Native American0.30%0.07%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.52%0.22%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.12%2.77%2.13%
 Hispanic2.75%3.38%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic97.25%96.62%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Amherst, NHPortland, MEUnited States
 Households3,93130,107116,211,000
 Family Households3,18213,54676,958,100
 Non Family Households74916,56139,253,000
 Household Size2.862.142.63
 Married Population66.25%37.02%50.58%
 Single Population33.75%62.98%49.42%
 Now Married66.00%36.18%48.41%
 Married but Separated0.25%0.84%2.17%
 Never Married23.60%44.09%32.55%
 Widowed3.02%5.18%5.95%
 Divorced7.13%13.72%10.92%
 Married, w/children40.38%26.36%31.68%
 Married, no children48.08%42.92%41.44%
 Single, w/children6.79%20.22%16.94%
 Single, no children4.75%10.51%9.95%

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