Amherst County, Virginia state, USA

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Amherst County, Virginia, USA

Map of Amherst County
Population
- Total:32.353 (2010)
- Density:68,1/sq mi (26,3/sq km)
Area
- Total:480 sq mi (1.241 sq km)
- Land:475 sq mi (1.228 sq km)
- Water:6 sq mi (13 sq km)
- % water:1,05 %
Latitude:+37.6303621
Longitude:-079.1478477

Basic information about the Amherst County

The Amherst County is located in the state of Virginia. This county occupies 480 square miles, with 6 square miles being water areas. There are 32.353 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Amherst County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (76.74%), followed by Black or African American (19%) and Two or More races (2.13%). There are 12.560 households in the county, while 70,01% of them are family households and 29,99% represent non family households. There are 2 cities and towns in Amherst County. The most populated city is Madison Heights CDP and the smallest town or village is Amherst town.


Statistical data for the Amherst County based on the 2010 U.S. Census

Racial makeup

Total
32,353
White alone
24,82976.74 %
Black or African American alone
6,14819.00 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
2980.92 %
Asian alone
1540.48 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
70.02 %
Some Other Race alone
2290.71 %
Two or More races
6882.13 %

Statistical data for the Amherst County

Data Source : US Census Bureau

Racial makeup

Total
32,353
White alone
24,82976.74 %
Black or African American alone
6,14819.00 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
2980.92 %
Asian alone
1540.48 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
70.02 %
Some Other Race alone
2290.71 %
Two or More races
6882.13 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin

Total
32,353
Not Hispanic or Latino
31,72898.07 %
Hispanic or Latino
6251.93 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin by Race

Total
32,353
Not Hispanic or Latino
31,72898.07 %
White alone
24,49177.19 %
Black or African American alone
6,10419.24 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
2960.93 %
Asian alone
1530.48 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
70.02 %
Some Other Race alone
440.14 %
Two or More races
6332.00 %
Hispanic or Latino
6251.93 %
White alone
33854.08 %
Black or African American alone
447.04 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
20.32 %
Asian alone
10.16 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
00.00 %
Some Other Race alone
18529.60 %
Two or More races
558.80 %

Median Age by Sex

Both sexes
42
Male
41
Female
43

Household Type

Total
12,560
Family households
8,79370.01 %
Husband-wife family
6,49973.91 %
Other family
2,29426.09 %
Male householder, no wife present
60626.42 %
Female householder, no husband present
1,68873.58 %
Nonfamily households
3,76729.99 %
Householder living alone
3,19384.76 %
Householder not living alone
57415.24 %

Geographical and Cultural Features and Landmarks in the Amherst County - including Historical Features

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Current weather situation in the Amherst County

City Alias ZIP Codes
AmherstAmherst24521
AmherstFalconerville24521
CliffordClifford24533
Madison HeightsMadison Heights24572
Madison HeightsMadison Hts24572
Madison HeightsWrights Shop24572
MonroeMonroe24574
Sweet BriarSweet Briar24595

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