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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.


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Median household income
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$27,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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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.

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12% of Amherst residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Amherst, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.


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Fillmore County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amherst political report.

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The average commute time for Amherst workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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