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Population in 2012: 12,038 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 

Males: 6,058  (50.3%)
Females: 5,980  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  45.0 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 44001, 44053.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,277 (it was $53,516 in 2000)
Amherst:

$60,277
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,659

Amherst city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,279 (it was $137,800 in 2000)
Amherst:

$152,279
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,128; Detached houses: $188,181; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,326; In 2-unit structures: $154,441; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,560; Mobile homes: $43,590

Median gross rent in 2012: $702.

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  • White alone - 11,058 (92.0%)
  • Hispanic - 632 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 146 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 80 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 76 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

Races in Amherst detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amherst: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.3%), Irish (11.4%), Polish (7.6%), English (7.1%), Italian (6.6%), Hungarian (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 676 feet

Land area: 7.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,680 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Amherst:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amherst city:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

302 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:  2.5%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Amherst, Ohio as of July 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Amherst to the number of sex offenders is 1,003 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,616 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,040 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lorain, OH (4.5 miles , pop. 68,652).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (29.4 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (283.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Amherst, OH (1.8 miles ), Lorain, OH (2.1 miles ), Vermilion, OH (2.5 miles ), Elyria, OH (2.6 miles ), Oberlin, OH (2.8 miles ), Sheffield, OH (2.8 miles ), Sheffield Lake, OH (3.0 miles ), Kipton, OH (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 52 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2003: 77 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $239,600
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $276,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $160,100

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 82.23 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Sandstone Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,352 (-11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,236 (21.1%)

Area code: 440

Amherst household income distribution Amherst home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Amherst by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100001100
per 100,000 0.08.50.00.00.00.08.58.50.00.0
Rapes 0311312130
per 100,000 0.025.58.58.425.38.617.18.524.90.0
Robberies 27126844633
per 100,000 17.059.5101.650.567.534.234.151.324.924.9
Assaults 6161212231
per 100,000 51.18.550.88.416.98.617.117.124.98.3
Burglaries 34313131472736254731
per 100,000 289.8263.6262.5260.8396.6231.1307.2213.6390.7257.7
Thefts 171152176163178214183225187159
per 100,000 1457.41292.31490.31371.41502.11831.71561.71922.31554.41321.7
Auto thefts 02315974610
per 100,000 0.017.025.48.442.277.059.734.249.983.1
Arson 2412111012
per 100,000 17.034.08.516.88.48.68.50.08.316.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 98.5134.7133.6102.0141.6120.0139.6143.9132.090.9

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Crime rate in Amherst detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Ohio average:

2.11

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Amherst, Ohio accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,158 (+10.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Amherst-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Amherst city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Amherst-area historical earthquake activity is above Ohio state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Amherst center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from Amherst center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lorain County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amherst topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Harris Hitchcock - Politician, Jon Pippert - College football player (Toledo Rockets), Matt Barrett - Politician, Thomas Jefferson Boynton - Judge.


Hospitals/medical centers in Amherst:

  • FMC - AMHERST DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1168 CLEVELAND AVENUE)
  • AMHERST HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 254 CLEVELAND AVENUE)
  • AMHERST MANOR (Nursing Home, 175 N LAKE ST)
  • AMHERST MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 175 N LAKE STREET)
  • GOLDEN ACRES LORAIN CO NURSING (Nursing Home, PO BOX 190)

Political contributions by individuals in Amherst, OH

Amtrak station near Amherst:

  • 8 miles: ELYRIA (410 E. RIVER RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amherst:

  • Oberlin College (about 8 miles; Oberlin, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,894)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 8 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 5,348)
  • Baldwin-Wallace College (about 20 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,560)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 29 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 12,113)
  • Cleveland State University (about 30 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 9,718)
  • Case Western Reserve University (about 33 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 8,455)
  • John Carroll University (about 37 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 3,148)

Public high school in Amherst:

Public elementary/middle schools in Amherst:

Private elementary/middle school in Amherst:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 175 SAINT JOSEPH DR; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Amherst:

  • AMHERST PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,238,239; Location: 221 SPRING ST.; 72,125 books; 6,890 audio materials; 6,244 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 158 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Good Shepherd Baptist Church 1100 Cleveland Ave. Amherst Please include in the Church listings
  • Amherst Hospital is now called - The Hospital for Orthopaedic & Specialty Services -Thanks added by Bill

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Notable locations in Amherst: Amherst Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Lifecare Ambulance Service Station 9 (B), Amherst City Hall (C), Amherst Public Library (D), Amherst Fire Department (E), Amherst Cinema (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Amherst Plaza Shopping Center (1), Liberty Bell Shopping Center (2), Milan Avenue Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amherst include: Saint Peter United Church of Christ (A), Old Stone United Church of Christ (B), Amherst Congregational United Church of Christ (C), Amherst Park Avenue United Methodist Church (D), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (E), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (F), Amherst Church of Christ (G), Westminster Presbyterian Church (H), Faith Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cleveland Street Cemetery (1), Crownhill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Amherst include: Neiding Park (1), DePaola Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Country Hearth Inn - Amherst (934 N Leavitt Rd), Days Inn (934 North Leavitt Road), Days Inn Amherst OH (934 North Leavitt Road), Cleveland - Lorain/Amherst (704 N Leavitt Rd).

 
Lorain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.6. This is about average.
City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.52
U.S.:

3.63
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.83. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.83
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amherst that have no violations reported:

  • AMHERST CITY PWS (Address: PO Box 470, Population served: 10500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.6%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.2% for Black residents, 0.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Amherst, OH

People in group quarters in Amherst in 2010:

  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Amherst in 2000:

  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Amherst compared to Ohio state average:

Amherst, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Amherst (2011 data):

  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Downtown Amherst Branch at 160 Cleveland Street, branch established on 1931/10/01; Leavitt Road Branch at 938 North Leavitt Road, branch established on 1971/03/25. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Amherst Branch at 2201 Kresge Drive, branch established on 1986/09/02. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Place Bank: Cooper Foster Park Road Branch at 1977 Cooper Foster Park Road, branch established on 1998/09/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,754.5 mil, Deposits: $2,219.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, OH, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • The Lorain National Bank: Amherst Branch at 1175 Cleveland Avenue, branch established on 1960/12/30. Info updated 2007/06/05: Bank assets: $1,167.9 mil, Deposits: $993.8 mil, headquarters in Lorain, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Lnb Bancorp Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Amhurst Bc at 360 Cleveland Ave, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Lorain: 1180 Park Avenue Branch at 1180 Park Avenue, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $488.2 mil, Deposits: $383.5 mil, headquarters in Lorain, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Amherst travel time to work - commute


Amherst mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Amherst city (based on Lorain County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.86%
Here45.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents55.9%7.5%7.1%6.2%3.2%
Congregations15.7%11.9%7.2%7.7%5.5%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.8%2.2%1.9%1.5%11.8%
Congregations5.1%3.0%1.7%4.7%37.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 55
Lorain County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
Lorain County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Lorain County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lorain County:

29.0%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,815$40,8905$7,149
Other Government Administration 2$7,353$44,1182$2,648
Judicial and Legal 1$4,831$57,9722$6,122
Police Protection - Officers 21$98,164$56,0946$5,216
Police - Other 6$20,393$40,7864$3,317
Firefighters 1$4,667$56,00434$13,361
Streets and Highways 6$23,581$47,1620$0
Welfare 1$3,066$36,7922$2,763
Sewerage 10$40,855$49,0260$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,784
Water Supply 6$25,202$50,4040$0
Electric Power 9$40,611$54,1480$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,359$46,0778$5,883
Totals for Government 69$290,897$50,59165$48,243


4.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Ohio average:

5.31%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($405 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.10%
Ohio average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  2.28% ($52,984 average AGI)
from Erie County, OH  0.23% ($39,816)
from Medina County, OH  0.19% ($49,281)


4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Ohio average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  1.39% ($37,059 average AGI)
to Erie County, OH  0.27% ($37,661)
to Medina County, OH  0.21% ($43,190)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amherst:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WDLW (1380 AM; 1 kW; LORAIN, OH)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOBL (1320 AM; 1 kW; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: WOBL RADIO, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amherst:

  • WCLV (104.9 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RADIO SEAWAY, INC.)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKFM (96.1 FM; HURON, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WNZN (89.1 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: THE SPANISH CULTURAL NETWORK)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOBC-FM (91.5 FM; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: OBERLIN COLLEGE STUDENT NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGGN (97.7 FM; CASTALIA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WCPN (90.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGAR-FM (99.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Amherst:

  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WGGN-TV (Channel 52; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Amherst fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 134 meters (440ft)
Total costs: $209,301,000
Total average daily traffic: 521,530
Total average daily truck traffic: 40,530

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 17
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Amherst, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amherst)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Amherst, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amherst)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Amherst)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$133,67637$138,534174$142,72314$41,0796$91,8531$33,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$163,4603$110,17317$104,9452$7,7551$134,7401$28,880
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$117,23912$31,77857$150,24711$15,0062$101,01511$23,169
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$136,8703$145,21024$149,1582$9,7401$278,6300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$74,9801$92,90010$147,2050$01$18,4400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0227.00 , 0502.00, 0503.00, 0504.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$160,9922$211,655
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$162,665
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$70,9300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0227.00 , 0502.00, 0503.00, 0504.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 82
  • Hazardous Condition: 64
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Amherst


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Amherst, OH
Businesses in Amherst, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Motel 61
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Panera Bread3
Burger King2Popeyes2
Chipotle1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1Starbucks3
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1Target1
FedEx2True Value1
GNC1UPS2
KFC1Wendy's1
McDonald's1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jeffrey A. Whited (14)
  • James E. Weishampel (9)
  • Mark W. Mccollough (8)
  • Jeffrey A. Perkins (7)
  • David J. Alessio (6)
  • Brian S. Edwards (5)
  • Edward C. Mcghee (4)
  • Paul C. Gilles (4)
  • Timothy Beight (4)
  • James Smith (3)

Total of 106 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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