In 2019, Amherst County, VA had a population of 31.8k people with a median age of 44.8 and a median household income of $52,888. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Amherst County, VA declined from 31,882 to 31,775, a −0.336% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,170 to $52,888, a 7.56% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Amherst County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.13%), White (Hispanic) (2.04%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.667%). 0% of the households in Amherst County, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.2% of the residents in Amherst County, VA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Amherst County, VA are Sweet Briar College (30 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Amherst County, VA was $155,600, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%. Most people in Amherst County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Amherst County, VA was 2 cars per household.