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Demographics Analysis

The people of Amherst Town, Wisconsin give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 9 years : 80

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 23

18 and 19 years : 41

20 years : 3

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 35

25 to 29 years : 41

30 to 34 years : 40

35 to 39 years : 78

40 to 44 years : 61

45 to 49 years : 37

50 to 54 years : 57

55 to 59 years : 75

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 27

65 and 66 years : 22

67 to 69 years : 30

70 to 74 years : 16

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 9 years : 44

10 to 14 years : 60

15 to 17 years : 13

18 and 19 years : 1

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 37

30 to 34 years : 34

35 to 39 years : 51

40 to 44 years : 51

45 to 49 years : 48

50 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 63

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 31

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 18

75 to 79 years : 32

80 to 84 years : 14

85 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 892

Multiple ancestry : 556

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 3

Ancestry not reported : 32


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,455

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 4

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 7

Not a U.S. citizen : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 106

5 to 17 years : 256

18 to 24 years : 86

25 to 34 years : 152

35 to 44 years : 241

45 to 54 years : 202

55 to 59 years : 138

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 58

65 to 74 years : 106

75 years and over : 83

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 101

5 to 17 years : 234

18 to 24 years : 69

25 to 34 years : 130

35 to 44 years : 209

45 to 54 years : 159

55 to 59 years : 119

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 94

75 years and over : 74

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 18

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 25

45 to 54 years : 40

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 9

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 2

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 664

Female : 595

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 122

Female : 74

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 4

Foreign born:

Male : 17

Female : 7


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 1,245

Born in other state in the United States : 196

Native: born outside the United States : 4

Foreign born : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 186

Now married, except separated : 632

Divorced : 73

Separated : 3

Widowed : 57

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 36

Now married, except separated : 119

Divorced : 22

Separated : 2

Widowed : 3

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 1,336

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

German:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • German: 496   (29.4%)
  • Polish: 470   (27.9%)
  • Norwegian: 217   (12.9%)
  • Irish: 134   (7.9%)
  • English: 108   (6.4%)
  • Danish: 50   (3.0%)
  • United States Or American: 44   (2.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 31   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 19   (1.1%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.9%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 11   (0.7%)
  • European: 11   (0.7%)
  • Swedish: 9   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.5%)
  • British: 7   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 6   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 5   (0.3%)
  • Slovene: 5   (0.3%)
  • Other Groups: 4   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 3   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Amherst Town, Wisconsin is 1,483



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Amherst Town, Wisconsin: 803
Female Population in Amherst Town, Wisconsin: 680


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Amherst Town, Wisconsin: 39.2
Median Female Resident Age in Amherst Town, Wisconsin: 42.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Amherst Town, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

45.8

Male

45.0

Female

46.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

9.5

Male

9.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.5

Male

55.0

Female

32.5

Asian


Both sexes

15.5

Male

0.0

Female

15.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.5

Male

27.0

Female

4.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

51.0

Male

39.5

Female

89.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.5

Male

25.3

Female

12.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.2

Male

45.6

Female

46.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Amherst Town, Wisconsin


  • White: 1,465
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 4
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 14



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Amherst Town, Wisconsin citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.42%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 25   (5.21%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (1.25%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (1.46%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (1.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 16   (3.33%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 186   (38.75%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 44   (9.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 70   (14.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 38   (7.92%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 64   (13.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.67%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (1.46%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 13   (2.6%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (2.8%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (2.2%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 34   (6.8%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 200   (40%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 47   (9.4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 68   (13.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 30   (6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 58   (11.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 19   (3.8%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • Tomorrow River


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 357 N Main St, Amherst, WI 54406, Phone: (715) 824-5521, Students: 912 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • Amherst Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 357 N Main St, Amherst, WI 54406, Phone: (715) 824-5521, Students: 434 )

  • Amherst Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 357 N Main St, Amherst, WI 54406, Phone: (715) 824-5521, Students: 224 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • Amherst High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 357 N Main St, Amherst, WI 54406, Phone: (715) 824-5521, Students: 254 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • Lettie W. Jensen Public Library


    278 N. Main St., Amherst, WI 54406

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Amherst Town, Wisconsin


  • Lorain & West Virginia Railway Foundation Inc


    13118 Vermilion Road, Amherst, OH 44001

  • Loraine County Heritage Inc


    8025 Leavitt Rd, Amherst, OH 44001

  • Mead Art Museum


    Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002

  • Monacan Ancestral Museum


    2009 Kenmore Rd, Amherst, VA 24521

  • Natural History Collections


    611 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002
    http://www.umass.edu

  • Ossorio Foundation


    1 Eaton Ct, Amherst, MA 01002

  • Pelham Historical Society


    Pob 2824, Amherst, MA 01002
    http://www.pelhamhs.org

  • Pelham Historical Society Msm


    376 Amherst Rd, Amherst, MA 01002
    http://www.pelhamhs.org

  • Thomas Paine Friends Inc


    185 Middle Street, Amherst, MA 01002

  • Tomorrow River Valley Historical Society


    Po Box 223, Amherst, WI 54406

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Amherst Town, Wisconsin affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Amherst Town, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Amherst Town, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Lake Ell Field Airport  

Building


(1) Amherst Fire District Fire And Rescue  

Cemetery


(1) Amherst Cemetery   (2) Badger Cemetery   (3) Bickel Cemetery   (4) Kimball Cemetery   (5) Lower Amherst Cemetery   (6) Oak Grove Cemetery   (7) Saint Mary Of Mount Carmel Cemetery  

Church


(1) Saint Mary Of Mount Carmel Church   (2) Saint Patricks Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Amherst   (2) Town Of Lanark   (3) Village Of Amherst   (4) Village Of Amherst Junction  

Dam


(1) Amherst Dam   (2) Spring Creek 3 Wr 878 Dam  

Lake


(1) Adams Lake   (2) Bear Lake   (3) Boelter Lake   (4) Ell Lake   (5) Huntleys Lake   (6) Lake Bingo   (7) Lake Emily   (8) Lake Julia   (9) Lake Lime   (10) Peters Lake   (11) Riley Lake   (12) Spring Lake   (13) Thomas Lake   (14) Turtle Lake  

Park


(1) Standing Rock Park  

Populated Place


(1) Amherst   (2) Amherst Junction   (3) Fancher  

Reservoir


(1) 17 Reservoir   (2) Amherst Millpond 90  

School


(1) Amherst Elementary School   (2) Amherst High School   (3) Amherst Middle School   (4) Badger School Historical   (5) Fancher School   (6) Fountain Grove School Historical   (7) General Irwin School Historical   (8) Madley School Historical   (9) Pipe School Historical   (10) Pleasant Valley School Historical   (11) Polley School Historical   (12) Valley View School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Spring Creek   (3) Tomorrow River  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

54406 (pop. 3,357)


Cities Nearby Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Amherst Village, WI  (pop. 1,000) 1.1 Miles
Amherst Junction Village, WI  (pop. 304) 1.1 Miles
Nelsonville Village, WI  (pop. 245) 2.6 Miles
Stockton Town, WI  (pop. 3,083) 6.0 Miles
New Hope Town, WI  (pop. 687) 6.5 Miles
Lanark Town, WI  (pop. 1,553) 6.7 Miles
Scandinavia Town, WI  (pop. 1,116) 7.4 Miles
Scandinavia Village, WI  (pop. 362) 7.7 Miles
Buena Vista Town, WI  (pop. 1,326) 8.9 Miles
Iola Village, WI  (pop. 1,398) 9.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

715



Elevation in Amherst Town, Wisconsin is 1,086.0 ft. (331.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Lat: 44.456476 N        Long: -89.305482 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Amherst Town, Wisconsin need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Wisconsin

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 34   (4.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 33   (4.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 84   (12.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 74   (10.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 120   (17.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 132   (19.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 30   (4.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 17   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 24   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 15   (2.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 63   (9.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 48   (6.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 606

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 49

In 3-person carpool : 11

In 4-person carpool : 2

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 2

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 3

Bicycle : 3

Walked : 35

Other means : 5

Worked at home : 41


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 45

5 to 9 minutes : 125

10 to 14 minutes : 91

15 to 19 minutes : 62

20 to 24 minutes : 183

25 to 29 minutes : 53

30 to 34 minutes : 52

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 25

45 to 59 minutes : 26

60 to 89 minutes : 36

90 or more minutes : 15


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

With Social Security income : 185

No Social Security income : 383


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

With retirement income : 118

No retirement income : 450


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 26

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $44,999 : 22

$45,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 38

$60,000 to $74,999 : 68

$75,000 to $99,999 : 100

$100,000 to $124,999 : 31

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $66,696


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 1.0 kW; Stevens Point, WI; Owner: Americus Communications, Llc.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5.0 kW; Port Edwards, WI; Owner: Seehafer Broadcasting Corp)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 3.9 kW; Bear Creek, WI; Owner: Results Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5.0 kW; Waupaca, WI; Owner: Laird Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • NEW (870 AM; 1.0 kW; Plover, WI; Owner: Rlm Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • NEW (100.5 FM; Hatley, WI; Owner: Jer Licenses, Llc)
  • NEW (100.5 FM; Mosinee, WI; Owner: Jer Licenses, Llc)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; Milladore, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; Port Edwards, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WRCW (105.5 FM; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Owner: Seehafer Broadcasting Corp)
  • WYTE (106.5 FM; Milladore, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; Milladore, WI; Owner: Evangel Ministries, Inc.)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; Stevens Point, WI; Owner: Board Of Regents, University Of Wisconsin System)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; Stevens Point, WI; Owner: Board Of Regents, University Of Wisconsin System)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Plainfield, WI; Owner: Jkj Educational Foundation)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Hancock, WI; Owner: Optima Enrichment, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Waupaca, WI; Owner: Waupaca Area Public Radio Inc.)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; Bear Creek, WI; Owner: Results Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; Waupaca, WI; Owner: Laird Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WLJY (96.7 FM; Milladore, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; Stevens Point, WI; Owner: Americus Communications, Llc)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Owner: Wrig, Inc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 125  (30.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 21  (5.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 47  (11.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (2.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 82  (20.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 135  (39.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 65  (19.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 103  (30.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (2.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 132 Farms In Amherst Town, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Firstmerit Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 382

The International Bank Of Amherst - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $52.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  • Stevens Point Municipal


    (about 12.7 miles in Stevens Point, Wisconsin; Airport Code: STE)

  • Alexander Field


    (about 27.1 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)

  • Wisconsin Rapids Airport


    (about 27.1 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)

  • Alexander Field South Wood County


    (about 27.2 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)

  • Central Wisconsin


    (about 28.4 miles in Mosinee, Wisconsin; Airport Code: CWA)

  • Clintonville Municipal


    (about 30.3 miles in Clintonville, Wisconsin; Airport Code: CLI)

  • Wausau Downtown


    (about 35.8 miles in Wausau, Wisconsin; Airport Code: AUW)

  • Outagamie County Regional


    (about 41.2 miles in Appleton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ATW)

  • Marshfield Municipal


    (about 45.1 miles in Marshfield, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MFI)

  • Wittman Regional


    (about 49.4 miles in Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OSH)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.42%

Carpooled

6.87%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.27%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.10%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

6.33%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Amherst Town, Wisconsin, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 366

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 46

Female householder, no husband present : 21

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 112

Householder not living alone : 23


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 4

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 6

All other households : 544


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 347

Renter-occupied housing units : 19

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 34

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 96

Renter-occupied housing units : 39


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 19

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 62

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 54

$40,000 to $44,999 : 32

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 35

$60,000 to $74,999 : 82

$75,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 31

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Total : 623


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 568

Vacant : 55


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 11

Built 2000 to 2004 : 59

Built 1990 to 1999 : 124

Built 1980 to 1989 : 66

Built 1970 to 1979 : 149

Built 1960 to 1969 : 26

Built 1950 to 1959 : 33

Built 1940 to 1949 : 11

Built 1939 or earlier : 144


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 58

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 322

Electricity : 26

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 83

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 71

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 8

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 2

$70,000 to $79,999 : 3

$80,000 to $89,999 : 15

$90,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 59

$125,000 to $149,999 : 77

$150,000 to $174,999 : 70

$175,000 to $199,999 : 68

$200,000 to $249,999 : 104

$250,000 to $299,999 : 31

$300,000 to $399,999 : 23

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 3

$750,000 to $999,999 : 11

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 14

Home equity loan only : 89

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 6

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 210

Housing units without a mortgage : 179


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Amherst Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : $230,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $202,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $172,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $158,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $168,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $137,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $162,500

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $144,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Amherst Town, Wisconsin: 76.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,018,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,018,000
2000        
  Single Family 7 7 $883,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $883,100
2001        
  Single Family 5 5 $576,366
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $576,366
2002        
  Single Family 4 4 $327,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $250,000
  Five or More Family 1 8 $220,000
  Total

6 16 $797,000
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $127,550
  Two Family 3 6 $654,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 7 $781,550
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $387,000
  Two Family 1 2 $218,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 5 $605,000
2005        
  Single Family 5 5 $493,000
  Two Family 1 2 $218,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 7 $711,000
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $186,296
  Two Family 2 4 $350,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 5 $536,296


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Amherst Town, WI): $50,435
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Amherst Town): $111,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Amherst Town): $413
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 8.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 51.3%
Electricity: 3.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 20.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 15.8%
Solar Energy: 0.4%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Amherst Town, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Rem Hlth Of Wisconsin


     Address: 124 North Oborn Street, Suite A, Waupaca, Wisconsin 54981
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/9/1982

Interim Hlthcare - Wausau


     Address: 2402 Grand Ave, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/30/1993

Aspirus Vna Home Health, Inc


     Address: 333 Pine Ridge Boulevard, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Chn Home Care


     Address: 270 E Marquette St, Berlin, Wisconsin 54923
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/23/1990

The Monroe Clinic Home Care


     Address: 515 22nd Ave, Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/26/1985

Hospitals Close To Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Riverside Med Ctr


     Address: 800 Riverside Dr, Waupaca, Wisconsin 54981
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Michaels Hsptl


     Address: 900 Illinois Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Wild Rose Com Mem Hsptl


     Address: 601 Grove Ave Po Box 243, Wild Rose, Wisconsin 54984
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Riverview Hsptl Assoc


     Address: 410 Dewey St Po Box 8080, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54495
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

New London Family Med Ctr


     Address: 1405 Mill St Po Box 307, New London, Wisconsin 54961
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Iola Living Assistance


     Address: 185 Chet Krause Dr Po Box 237, Iola, Wisconsin 54945
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 36
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Crystal River Nur Rehab


     Address: 1401 Churchill St Po Box 439, Waupaca, Wisconsin 54981
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 65
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Bethany Home


     Address: 1226 Berlin St, Waupaca, Wisconsin 54981
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Stevens Point Care Center


     Address: 1800 Sherman Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 75%

Portage Cty Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 825 Whiting Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 80%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Amherst Town, Wisconsin

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 85 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Amherst Town, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 350
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 40


(updated 2007)



Portage County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 56.11%
  • Bush & Cheney 42.47%
  • Other 1.42%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Amherst Town, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Portage County, WI

5.98 % of Portage County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,463

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

0.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $9,000

Wisconsin Average 0.08 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Portage County, WI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Wood County , WI 0.92 % ($32,034 AGI )
  • Marathon County , WI 0.44 % ($36,117 AGI )
  • Waupaca County , WI 0.33 % ($27,440 AGI )

Relocation away from Portage County, WI

6.46 % of Portage County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,044

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Portage County, WI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Marathon County , WI 0.70 % ($33,553 AGI )
  • Wood County , WI 0.68 % ($29,132 AGI )
  • Dane County , WI 0.44 % ($32,140 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Amherst Town, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Amherst Town, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/16/1997, 06:40 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/02/1997, 01:05 am 0 0 -- $2K
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Amherst Town, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



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