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Living In Amherst, OH

Amherst, Ohio is a small city with just over 12,000 residents. Retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (22%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults appear in smaller numbers. At an average age of just under 44, the city's population skews older than most cities in Ohio. Home ownership is more common than renting in Amherst, and 17% of residents rent. The average rent for Amherst is $122/month more than the state average.

Amherst has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (8%) compared to the national average (5%). Furthermore, 18% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. If you're looking for career options, Amherst has them in spades. The four most common industries are healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and education. Combined, these industries make up 27% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. Amherst workers earn an average annual income of around $74,000, around $11,000 more than those elsewhere in the state. However, the city's average income is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345.

Amherst residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes, quicker than around 70% of cities in the state. Many residents (45%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't widely used. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.

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