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Amherst, New York

Amherst is a suburb of Buffalo with a population of around 125,000 residents. Amherst is located in Erie County and is considered one of the best places to live in the New York area. Living in Amherst offers residents a suburban feel and the majority of residents own their current home. With many restaurants, coffee shops, and parks it is easy to see why young professionals and retirees continue to live and move to Amherst. For families, great schools that are highly rated and a transit system that allows for easy city-wide maneuvering and reasonable home rates it is easy to understand why people are calling Amherst home.

This profile displays data from more than one ACS release. Charts not derived from ACS 2021 1-year data are noted with an *.

Citation: U.S. Census Bureau (2021). American Community Survey 1-year estimates. Retrieved from Census Reporter Profile page for Amherst town, Erie County, NY <http://censusreporter.org/profiles/06000US3602902000-amherst-town-erie-county-ny/>

Citation: U.S. Census Bureau (2020). American Community Survey 5-year estimates. Retrieved from Census Reporter Profile page for Amherst town, Erie County, NY <http://censusreporter.org/profiles/06000US3602902000-amherst-town-erie-county-ny/>