Amherst, WI

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Amherst Profile


Overview

Amherst is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,045 people and just one neighborhood, Amherst is the 346th largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Amherst isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Amherst are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Amherst is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amherst who work in office and administrative support (11.39%), management occupations (10.58%), and sales jobs (9.84%).

Also of interest is that Amherst has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Amherst is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Amherst a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Amherst has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Amherst’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Being a small village, Amherst does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Amherst Demographics

The percentage of people in Amherst who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.19% of adults in Amherst have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Amherst in 2018 was $30,753, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,012 for a family of four. However, Amherst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Amherst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Amherst residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Amherst include German, Polish, Norwegian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Amherst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Amherst, WI HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Amherst VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Amherst Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Amherst Elementary School
357 N Main St
Amherst, WI 54406
PK-04
Amherst High School
357 N Main St
Amherst, WI 54406
09-12
Amherst Middle School
357 N Main St
Amherst, WI 54406
05-08
Bannach Elementary School
5400 Walter St
Stevens Point, WI 54481
PK-06
Benjamin Franklin Junior High School
2000 Polk St
Stevens Point, WI 54481
07-09
Iola-Scandinavia Elementary School
450 Division St
Iola, WI 54945
PK-06
Iola-Scandinavia High School
540 S Jackson St
Iola, WI 54945
07-12
P J Jacobs Junior High School
2400 Main St
Stevens Point, WI 54481
07-09
Plover-Whiting Elementary School
1400 Hoover Ave
Plover, WI 54467
PK-06
Stevens Point Area Senior High School
1201 N Point Dr
Stevens Point, WI 54481
10-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

STEVENS POINT AREA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.5% 39.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.2% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 5.0%

Educational Expenditures

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TOMORROW RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.7% 39.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.1% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 5.0%

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IOLA-SCANDINAVIA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.6% 39.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.0% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 5.0%

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