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Amherst is a township in Fillmore County.
The latitude of Amherst is 43.631N. The longitude is -91.905W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 405.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Amherst demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fillmore County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55922 ZIP code.
34% of Amherst residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amherst ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amherst was $11,539, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Amherst residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Amherst, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Fillmore County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amherst political report.
The average commute time for Amherst workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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