The table below compares Amherst County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 55||60th|
|Population Density1||# 87||36th|
|Diversity Index2||# 71||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 82||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 92||32nd|
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|Population in Households||31,165|
|Population in Familes||25,757|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,692|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||14,299 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,567 (66.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,224 (22.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,508 (10.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$141,995|
|Average Home Value||$173,247|
|Median Household Income||$42,310|
|Average Household Income||$53,363|
|Per Capita Income||$20,991|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.74%|
|Per Capita Income||2.7%|
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