The Amherst Census Designated Place had a population of 57 as of July 1, 2016. Amherst ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Amherst is located at latitude 40.6832 and longitude -102.1726 in Phillips County. The formal boundaries for the Amherst Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Phillips County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,691 feet.
The Amherst Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583209) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Amherst Census Designated Place is located within Holyoke Division of Phillips County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amherst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||57|
|Population in Familes||49|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||3.0|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||25 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||13 (52.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5 (20.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||6 (24.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,667|
|Average Home Value||$175,000|
|Median Household Income||$52,078|
|Average Household Income||$73,051|
|Per Capita Income||$29,902|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.83%|
|Per Capita Income||2.41%|
The table below compares Amherst to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 430||7th|
|Population Density1||# 395||14th|
|Diversity Index2||# 185||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 244||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 193||58th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.