Socioeconomic Data

This information comes from the Town of Amherst Data Book, a compilation of demographic and other information about Amherst. Unless otherwise noted, the information is derived from the U.S. Census.

In addition, reports and surveys from the following departments and commissions were used to compile this information:
  • Division of Employment Security
  • Building Department
  • Conservation Department
  • Amherst Planning Department
Note: Most information is for the year 2000, except where noted.