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Population of Amherst County

Last official estimated population of Amherst County was 32,388 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.01% of total US population and 0.4% of total Virginia state population. Area of Amherst County is 478.9 mi² (=1240.2 km²), in this year population density was 67.64 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.03%/yr), Amherst County population in 2019 would be 32,432 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Amherst County for period 1790-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1790-1800] +2.06 %/yr
[1800-1810] -4.55 %/yr
[1810-1820] -0.12 %/yr
[1820-1830] +1.48 %/yr
[1830-1840] +0.41 %/yr
[1840-1850] +0.1 %/yr
[1850-1860] +0.79 %/yr
[1860-1870] +0.81 %/yr
[1870-1880] +2.3 %/yr
[1880-1890] -0.64 %/yr
[1890-1900] +0.18 %/yr
[1900-1910] +0.58 %/yr
[1910-1920] +0.43 %/yr
[1920-1930] -0.39 %/yr
[1930-1940] +0.64 %/yr
[1940-1950] +0.03 %/yr
[1950-1960] +1.22 %/yr
[1960-1970] +1.28 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.11 %/yr
[1980-1990] -0.19 %/yr
[1990-2000] +1.1 %/yr
[2000-2005] +0.04 %/yr
[2005-2010] +0.25 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.03 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Amherst County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 833 769 1,602
5 to 9 883 860 1,743
10 to 14 954 881 1,835
15 to 19 1002 1092 2,094
20 to 24 993 1249 2,242
25 to 29 906 897 1,803
30 to 34 806 802 1,608
35 to 39 762 831 1,593
40 to 44 959 1014 1,973
45 to 49 1076 1138 2,214
50 to 54 1211 1366 2,577
55 to 59 1206 1252 2,458
60 to 64 1061 1183 2,244
65 to 69 956 1024 1,980
70 to 74 710 833 1,543
75 to 79 495 594 1,089
80 to 84 298 419 717
85+ 216 510 726

Amherst County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
NH 14966 16361 31,327
WAC 12090 13283 25,373
WA 11773 12991 24,764
NHWAC 11768 12974 24,742
NHWA 11464 12700 24,164
BAC 3229 3337 6,566
NHBAC 3186 3297 6,483
BA 3007 3126 6,133
NHBA 2973 3100 6,073
H 361 353 714
TOM 351 336 687
NHTOM 335 315 650
HWAC 322 309 631
HWA 309 291 600
IAC 236 249 485
NHIAC 224 233 457
AAC 130 189 319
NHAAC 126 179 305
IA 132 146 278
NHIA 130 136 266
AA 58 112 170
NHAA 58 107 165
HBAC 43 40 83
HBA 34 26 60
NAC 24 16 40
NHNAC 23 16 39
HTOM 16 21 37
HIAC 12 16 28
HAAC 4 10 14
HIA 2 10 12
NHNA 6 3 9
NA 6 3 9
HAA 0 5 5
HNAC 1 0 1
HNA 0 0 0

Counties near Amherst County

Lynchburg city population 16 mi, 188°
Bedford County 29.9 mi, 223°
Campbell County 29.1 mi, 173°
Rockbridge County 20.5 mi, 308°
Waynesboro city 33.3 mi, 24°
Buckingham County 34.4 mi, 96°
Appomattox County 25.9 mi, 133°
Nelson County 18.5 mi, 53°
Lexington city 19.1 mi, 303°
Buena Vista city 13.1 mi, 302°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

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