CO

National Population : 333,590,059
Colorado State Population : 5,605,608

About Amherst, CO

Amherst, CO is located in Phillips County in the state of Colorado.

The total City Population for Amherst is about 161 with about 166 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 195.

The Average Home Value is $0.00, which is roughly 100% lower than the Average Home Value of $264,378.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 100% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $55,000.00, which is roughly 10% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 4% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Amherst is about 0%.

Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.

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Voting

Phillips County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 75.17% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 78.79%
Democratic: 19.56%
Libertarian: 0.97%
Other: 0.4%
Green: 0.28%


Nearby Locations

Holyoke, CO (9.70 mi.)
Julesburg, CO (14.07 mi.)
Ovid, CO (20.78 mi.)
Haxtun, CO (24.22 mi.)
Sedgwick, CO (25.05 mi.)
Laird, CO (34.12 mi.)
Wray, CO (34.12 mi.)
Fleming, CO (36.14 mi.)
Crook, CO (37.22 mi.)
Yuma, CO (46.77 mi.)
Iliff, CO (46.82 mi.)
Eckley, CO (48.80 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 80721
Latitude : 40.681918
Longitude : -102.149596
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 3667 ft.
Area Code(s) : 970

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.61
Male Population Estimate : 47.20%
Female Population Estimate : 48.45%
Median Age : 36.4
Male Median Age : 38.5
Female Median Age : 35.7

White Population Estimate : 93.17%
Black Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 16.15%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.86%
Other Population Estimate : 1.24%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Amherst specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Phillips County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Phillips County: About 161 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Phillips County is about 44% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.