In 2018, Amherst County, VA had a population of 31.9k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $49,170. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Amherst County, VA grew from 31,819 to 31,882, a 0.198% increase and its median household income declined from $49,677 to $49,170, a -1.02% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Amherst County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.75%), White (Hispanic) (2.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.477%). NaNk% of the people in Amherst County, VA speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Amherst County, VA are Sweet Briar College (109 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Amherst County, VA is $153,300, and the homeownership rate is 77.6%. Most people in Amherst County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Amherst County, VA is 2 cars per household.