Amherst, VA Real Estate
Amherst, Virginia is located in Amherst County. Nearby cities and towns include Madison Heights, Arrington, Lynchburg, Shipman, Lovingston, Concord, Big Island, Forest, Appomattox, Buena Vista, Yogaville, Timberlake, Rustburg, Glasgow, Wintergreen, Schuyler, and Nellysford. Amherst is a rural community with a population of 2,293. The median household income is $27,932. In Amherst, 38% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 26% of the households. Half the population of Amherst commutes 11 minutes or less to work, with 55% of residents holding white collar jobs and 45% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Amherst, VA is 32 years, with 59% of those homes owned, 30% rented, and 11% not occupied. In the previous year, 17 Amherst properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Amherst in the previous year was $135,550.