Amherst Information

Amherst Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Amherst, NH

General Amherst Information

State: New Hampshire

County: Hillsborough County

Close cities: Lyndeborough, NH, Brookline, NH, Bedford, NH, Hollis, NH, Manchester, NH, Milford, NH, Mont Vernon, NH, East Merrimack, NH, Litchfield, NH, Wilton, NH, Merrimack, NH

Amherst Population (census data)
Total 11,714 (+8.1% since 2000)
Male 5,893 (50.3%)
Female 5,821 (49.7%)

Population Density: 342 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 122.4 (US Avg is 100)

Amherst Elevation: 268 feet above sea level

Land Area: 34.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $113,299

Zip Codes: 03031.

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Amherst Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (22.4%)
  • English (21.5%)
  • German (15.4%)
  • Italian (10.5%)
  • French (9.0%)
  • French Canadian (6.5%)
Foriegn Born: 541 people (4.6%)
  • Europe (42.2%)
  • Asia (33.3%)
  • North America (24.4%)

Local Amherst Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Dartmouth College, University of New Hampshire

Amherst School Information

High Schools
Souhegan Cooperative High School (412 Boston Post Road, Amherst, NH, 03031 - Souhegan Cooperative School District District)
Middle Schools
Amherst Middle School (14 Cross Road, Amherst, NH, 03031 - Amherst School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Clark School (14 Foundry Street, Amherst, NH, 03031 - Amherst School District District)
Harold H Wilkins School (80 Boston Post Road, Amherst, NH, 03031 - Amherst School District District)

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