Amherst, WI Real Estate
Amherst, Wisconsin is located in Portage County. Nearby cities and towns include Amherst Junction, Nelsonville, Scandinavia, Iola, Chain O' Lakes, King, Polonia, Waupaca, Ogdensburg, Plover, Rosholt, Park Ridge, Whiting, Almond, Stevens Point, Bancroft, Big Falls, Manawa, Wild Rose, Plainfield, Weyauwega, Pine River, Elderon, Tigerton, Biron, Northport, Lake Wazeecha, Fremont, Hancock, and Marion. Amherst is a rural community with a population of 1,046. The median household income is $52,199. In Amherst, 53% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 33% of the households. Half the population of Amherst commutes 20 minutes or less to work, with 61% of residents holding white collar jobs and 39% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Amherst, WI is 30 years, with 66% of those homes owned, 25% rented, and 9% not occupied. In the previous year, 7 Amherst properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Amherst in the previous year was $84,157.