Amherst County, VA

Population 32,183

Amherst County, VA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 17.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.9%

Registered Offenders

40.51% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

218 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 5.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

11 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 11 K-12 public schools in Amherst County, VA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Amherst County's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

89 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Amherst County, VA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$189,900 compared to April 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.5%
  • Rented
    20.4%
  • Owned
    67.1%

50 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Amherst County, VA issued 50 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Amherst County, VA issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Amherst County, VA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $630
  • 1 Bedroom: $676
  • 2 Bedrooms: $821
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,106
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,339

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Environmental Hazards

218 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Amherst County, VA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Amherst County, VA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.98 Average
    Amherst County, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.65°
  • February 38.53°
  • March 47.65°
  • April 57.23°
  • May 64.94°
  • June 72.8°
  • July 76.6°
  • August 75.95°
  • September 68.2°
  • October 57.15°
  • November 46.32°
  • December 38.4°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Amherst County, VA

Earthquakes
Amherst County, VA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Amherst County, VA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Amherst County, VA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Amherst County, VA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Amherst County, VA: $47,002

Unemployment

Unemployment in Amherst County is 5.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.19%
White Collar - 52.81%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Amherst County, VA

2 Libraries view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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