Amherst ( Virginia )

Please find listed in what follows eighty-one statistical data about the County of Amherst compared with those of the Virginia state and those of the whole USA. Values are grouped by categories:

County of Amherst (Virginia) Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 32,239

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 31,894

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 345 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 1.1%

County of Amherst (Virginia) Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles) = 475.18

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 67.10

County of Amherst (Virginia) Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 1,535

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 4.8%

Virginia 6.7%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 6,808

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 21.1%

Virginia 23.6%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 5,005

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 15.5%

Virginia 11.6%

USA 12.4%

County of Amherst (Virginia) Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 52.0%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 52.0%

Virginia 50.8%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 48%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 48%

Virginia 49.2%

USA 49.3%

County of Amherst (Virginia) Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 6,534

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 23 minutes.

County of Amherst (Virginia) Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 25,180

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 78.1%

Virginia 73.3%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 6,334

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 19.6%

Virginia 19.9%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 276

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 0.9%

Virginia 0.3%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 150

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 0.5%

Virginia 4.8%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 7

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 0.0%

Virginia 0.1%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 292

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 0.9%

Virginia 1.6%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 389

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 1.2%

Virginia 6.3%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 24,867

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 77.1%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Amherst 77.1%

Virginia 67.7%

USA 66.4%

County of Amherst (Virginia) More population data

Births 2004 = 295

Deaths 2004 = 295

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 1

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 63.7%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

Amherst 63.7%

Virginia 52.2%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 1.2%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

Amherst 1.2%

Virginia 8.1%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 3.0%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

Amherst 3.0%

Virginia 11.1%

USA 17.9%

County of Amherst (Virginia) Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 813

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 25,406

County of Amherst (Virginia) Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 13,635

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 677

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 5.2%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

Amherst 5.2%

Virginia 11.2%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 78.1%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

Amherst 78.1%

Virginia 68.1%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 88,800

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 7%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

Amherst 7%

Virginia 22%

USA 26%

County of Amherst (Virginia) Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 11,941

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.51

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 16,952

Median household income 2004 = $ 38,891

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 11.2%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

Amherst 11.2%

Virginia 9.5%

USA 12.7%

County of Amherst (Virginia) Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 70.6%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

Amherst 70.6%

Virginia 81.5%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 13.1%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000

Amherst 13.1%

Virginia 29.5%

USA 24.4%

County of Amherst (Virginia) Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 15,732

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 493

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 3.1%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

Amherst 3.1%

Virginia 3.0%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 13,993

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = 834

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 3,159

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 450,328

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 32,182

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 638

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 7,209

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = -0.1%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

Amherst -0.1%

Virginia 5.4%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 1,517

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 20,089

Total number of firms 2002 = 1,874

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 26.2%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 478,009

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 129,840

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 226,771

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 7,128

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 195

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 30,383

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 99,863

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 144,590

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 4,521

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