Population Demographics for Amherst County, Virginia in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population32,353100
White24,82976
Black or African American6,14819
Two or More Races6882
Hispanic or Latino6251
American Indian298Below 1%
Some Other Race229Below 1%
Asian154Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population15,45216,90132,353
White11,78413,04524,829
Black or African American3,0043,1446,148
Two or More Races343345688
Hispanic or Latino345280625
American Indian139159298
Some Other Race125104229
Asian53101154

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Amherst County

 
Total Population:32,353
Male Population:15,452
Female Population:16,901

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Amherst County

 
Both sexes42
Male41
Female42

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Amherst County

 
Total Population:30,815
Male Population:14,893
Under 5 years:898
5 to 9 years:902
10 to 14 years:1,096
15 to 17 years:705
18 and 19 years:354
20 years:180
21 years:190
22 to 24 years:486
25 to 29 years:764
30 to 34 years:765
35 to 39 years:900
40 to 44 years:974
45 to 49 years:1,146
50 to 54 years:1,200
55 to 59 years:1,059
60 and 61 years:428
62 to 64 years:587
65 and 66 years:342
67 to 69 years:431
70 to 74 years:636
75 to 79 years:407
80 to 84 years:280
85 years and over:163
Female Population:15,922
Under 5 years:854
5 to 9 years:861
10 to 14 years:970
15 to 17 years:639
18 and 19 years:379
20 years:161
21 years:149
22 to 24 years:511
25 to 29 years:816
30 to 34 years:821
35 to 39 years:988
40 to 44 years:1,094
45 to 49 years:1,280
50 to 54 years:1,277
55 to 59 years:1,184
60 and 61 years:453
62 to 64 years:595
65 and 66 years:344
67 to 69 years:543
70 to 74 years:668
75 to 79 years:545
80 to 84 years:419
85 years and over:371

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Amherst County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Amherst County

 
Total:12,560
Family led homes:8,793
Husband-wife family:6,499
Other family:2,294
Population of male led with no wife present:606
Population female led with no husband present:1,688
Population of Nonfamily homes:3,767
Population living alone:3,193
Population not living alone:574

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Amherst County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:12,560
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:3,940
Population of family homes:3,898
Husband-wife family:2,451
Under 6 years only:520
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:483
6 to 17 years only:1,448
Other family:1,447
Male householder, no wife present:367
Under 6 years only:106
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:55
6 to 17 years only:206
Female led with no husband present:1,080
Under 6 years only:241
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:160
6 to 17 years only:679
Nonfamily households:42
Male led households:35
Under 6 years only:3
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1
6 to 17 years only:31
Female led householder:7
Under 6 years only:1
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:6
Households with no people under 18 years:8,620
Family households:4,895
Husband-wife family:4,048
Other family:847
Male led with no wife present:239
Female led with no husband present:608
Nonfamily households:3,725
Male led householder:1,640
Female led householder:2,085

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Amherst County, by type

 
Total Home Population:12,560
Population of Family homes:8,793
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:249
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,118
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,714
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:2,026
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:867
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:842
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:1,230
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:598
Population of 85 year olds and over:149
Population of Nonfamily Homes:3,767
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:125
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:274
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:373
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:697
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:386
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:398
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:678
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:581
Population of 85 year olds and over:255

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Amherst County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:12,560
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:5,121
1-person household:1,800
2-or-more-person household:3,321
Family households:3,181
Nonfamily households:140
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:7,439
1-person household:1,393
2-or-more-person household:6,046
Family homes:5,612
Nonfamily homes:434

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Amherst County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:12,560
Home has three or more generations:514
Home does not have three or more generations:12,046

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Amherst County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:6,920
Unmarried partner of home lead present:600
In family homes:567
Population of male led and male partner homes:27
Population of male led and female partner households:231
Population of female led and female partner households:11
Population of female led and male partner households:298
In nonfamily homes:33
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:29
Population of female led and female partner homes:1
Population of female led and male partner homes:3
No unmarried partner of home lead present:6,320
In family homes:6,299
Population of husband-wife family homes:4,468
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:368
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:1,463
In nonfamily homes:21

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Amherst County

 
Total Population:25,591
Population Under 18 years:6,780
Population 18 years and over:18,811

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Amherst County have lived in one place.

 
Total:12,560
Population of Owner occupied homes:9,600
Family home:7,066
Nonfamily homess:2,534
Male led home:1,066
Living alone:900
Not living alone:166
Female led home:1,468
Living alone:1,319
Not living alone:149
Population of Renter occupied homes:2,960
Family run homes:1,727
Husband-wife family:816
Other family:911
Male led with no wife present:225
Female led with no husband present:686
Nonfamily Homes:1,233
Male led homes:609
Male living alone:464
Male not living alone:145
Female led homes:624
Females living alone:510
Females not living alone:114