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Population for Amherst: 39,416

Total Males: 19,250
Total Females: 20,166
Total Households: 10,642
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Brief Information About Amherst

Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Amherst is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area, and its population at the 2010 census was 37,819. The Amherst-Northampton region is known as the happy valley due to the art and music communities, progressive ideas, prestigious colleges and large student population. Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst are all located in the town.

The town population majorly comrpises White Americans. According to the 2000 census, 5.10% of the population comprised African Americans, 9.02% of the population had Asian origins, and 6.19% were of Hispanic origin.

ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES OF Amherst, MA (2020)
Label Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
  SEX AND AGE
      Total population 39,416 ±29 39,416% (x)
            Male 19,250 ±625 49% ±2
            Female 20,166 ±622 51% ±2
            Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 96 ±6 (x) (x)
            Under 5 years 850 ±152 2% ±0
            5 to 9 years 838 ±192 2% ±1
            10 to 14 years 801 ±200 2% ±1
            15 to 19 years 10,316 ±681 26% ±2
            20 to 24 years 13,944 ±974 35% ±3
            25 to 34 years 2,651 ±417 7% ±1
            35 to 44 years 2,235 ±395 6% ±1
            45 to 54 years 2,076 ±350 5% ±1
            55 to 59 years 1,477 ±577 4% ±2
            60 to 64 years 1,040 ±255 3% ±1
            65 to 74 years 1,897 ±282 5% ±1
            75 to 84 years 857 ±172 2% ±0
            85 years and over 434 ±158 1% ±0
            Median age (years) 21 ±0 (x) (x)
            Under 18 years 3,458 ±327 9% ±1
            16 years and over 36,462 ±307 93% ±1
            18 years and over 35,958 ±327 91% ±1
            21 years and over 21,074 ±864 54% ±2
            62 years and over 3,781 ±414 10% ±1
            65 years and over 3,188 ±331 8% ±1
        18 years and over 35,958 ±327 35,958% (x)
              Male 17,539 ±624 49% ±2
              Female 18,419 ±624 51% ±2
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 95 ±6 (x) (x)
        65 years and over 3,188 ±331 3,188% (x)
              Male 1,360 ±209 43% ±5
              Female 1,828 ±228 57% ±5
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 74 ±14 (x) (x)
  RACE
      Total population 39,416 ±29 39,416% (x)
              One race 36,121 ±488 92% ±1
              Two or more races 3,295 ±487 8% ±1
          One race 36,121 ±488 92% ±1
                White 27,889 ±650 71% ±2
                Black or African American 2,330 ±454 6% ±1
          American Indian and Alaska Native 61 ±48 0% ±0
                Cherokee tribal grouping 0 ±28 0% ±0
                Chippewa tribal grouping 0 ±28 0% ±0
                Navajo tribal grouping 0 ±28 0% ±0
                Sioux tribal grouping 8 ±10 0% ±0
          Asian 5,164 ±353 13% ±1
                Asian Indian 1,516 ±298 4% ±1
                Chinese 1,959 ±330 5% ±1
                Filipino 180 ±80 1% ±0
                Japanese 112 ±80 0% ±0
                Korean 492 ±183 1% ±1
                Vietnamese 419 ±145 1% ±0
                Other Asian 486 ±169 1% ±0
          Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 132 ±49 0% ±0
                Native Hawaiian 0 ±28 0% ±0
                Chamorro 0 ±28 0% ±0
                Samoan 0 ±28 0% ±0
                Other Pacific Islander 132 ±49 0% ±0
            Some other race 545 ±199 1% ±1
          Two or more races 3,295 ±487 8% ±1
                White and Black or African American 747 ±256 2% ±1
                White and American Indian and Alaska Native 86 ±47 0% ±0
                White and Asian 1,051 ±255 3% ±1
                Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 80 ±76 0% ±0
  Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
        Total population 39,416 ±29 39,416% (x)
                White 30,877 ±576 78% ±2
                Black or African American 3,626 ±467 9% ±1
                American Indian and Alaska Native 487 ±189 1% ±1
                Asian 6,342 ±392 16% ±1
                Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 151 ±50 0% ±0
                Some other race 1,679 ±431 4% ±1
  HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
        Total population 39,416 ±29 39,416% (x)
              Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 3,246 ±470 8% ±1
                    Mexican 281 ±117 1% ±0
                    Puerto Rican 1,088 ±326 3% ±1
                    Cuban 133 ±87 0% ±0
                    Other Hispanic or Latino 1,744 ±350 4% ±1
              Not Hispanic or Latino 36,170 ±475 92% ±1
                    White alone 26,382 ±664 67% ±2
                    Black or African American alone 2,185 ±456 6% ±1
                    American Indian and Alaska Native alone 43 ±32 0% ±0
                    Asian alone 5,154 ±354 13% ±1
                    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 132 ±49 0% ±0
                    Some other race alone 24 ±31 0% ±0
                Two or more races 2,250 ±369 6% ±1
                      Two races including Some other race 278 ±167 1% ±0
                      Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 1,972 ±361 5% ±1
        Total housing units 10,642 ±507 (x) (x)
  CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION
        Citizen, 18 and over population 32,086 ±551 32,086% (x)
                Male 15,739 ±622 49% ±2
                Female 16,347 ±651 51% ±2