Real Estate Market Update for

Amherst, VA
Median Household Income
445/sq mi
Local Population Density

Map Information for

Amherst, VA

Area Overview for

Amherst, VA
  • Population: 2,183
  • Median Age: 38.17 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 17 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 5.3%
  • Population Density: 445/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -8.75%

* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average

Area Information for

Amherst, VA
  • Closest Airport: Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field
  • Closest College: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE
  • Median Household Income: $39,411
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15.52%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $135,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: LYNCHBURG HILLCATS (A)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 13%

School Information for

Amherst, VA
School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
Amherst Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5
Temperance Elementary School 4.2 mi Public K-5
Amherst County High School 4.5 mi Public 9-12
Amherst Middle School 4.7 mi Public 6-8
Central Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5
Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by School Review data by

Demographic Information for

Amherst, VA