Amherst Information

Amherst Information

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

General Amherst Information

State: Ohio

County: Lorain County

Close cities: Sheffield Lake, OH, Oberlin, OH, Vermilion, OH, South Amherst, OH, Wakeman, OH, Lorain, OH, Kipton, OH, Birmingham, OH, Sheffield, OH, Elyria, OH

Amherst Population (census data)
Total 11,694 (-0.5% since 2000)
Male 5,610 (48.0%)
Female 6,084 (52.0%)

Population Density: 1,632 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.5 (US Avg is 100)

Amherst Elevation: 676 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.17 square miles

Median Household Income: $60,260

Zip Codes: 44001.

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Amherst Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Black (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (30.5%)
  • English (15.1%)
  • Irish (14.8%)
  • Polish (13.2%)
  • Italian (9.3%)
  • Hungarian (6.0%)
Foriegn Born: 248 people (2.1%)
  • Europe (66.7%)
  • Asia (14.3%)
  • North America (9.5%)
  • Latin America (9.5%)

Local Amherst Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns
NBA Basketball: Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: University of Akron, Cleveland State University

Amherst School Information

High Schools
Amherst Junior High School (548 Milan Avenue, Amherst, OH, 44001 - Amherst Exempted Village District)
Marion L Steele High School (450 Washington Street, Amherst, OH, 44001 - Amherst Exempted Village District)
Middle Schools
Walter G. Nord Middle School (501 Lincoln Street, Amherst, OH, 44001 - Amherst Exempted Village District)
Elementary Schools
Josiah Harris Elementary School (393 South Lake Street, Amherst, OH, 44001 - Amherst Exempted Village District)
Powers Elementary School (401 Washington Street, Amherst, OH, 44001 - Amherst Exempted Village District)
Shupe Elementary (600 Shupe Avenue, Amherst, OH, 44001 - Amherst Exempted Village District)

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