U.S. Beacon September 24, 2019

Amherst, OH

Lorain County, Ohio

Latitude: 41.399993     Longitude: -82.226201
Population 11,872 (2005)
Elevation of Amherst, Ohio: 676 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3901798, place: Amherst city, Ohio)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,033 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 246 (8.11%)
Kindergarten: 205 (6.76%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,507 (49.69%)
High school (grades 9-12): 707 (23.31%)
College or graduate school: 368 (12.13%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,153 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 190 (2.33%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 727 (8.92%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,903 (35.61%)
Some college, no degree: 1,912 (23.45%)
Associate degree: 616 (7.56%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,161 (14.24%)
Graduate or professional degree: 644 (7.9%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 88.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,279 (100%)
Never married: 1,649 (17.77%)
Now married, except separated: 6,163 (66.42%)
Separated: 73 (0.79%)
Total Widowed: 677 (7.3%)
Widowed Female: 573 (6.18%)
Total Divorced: 717 (7.73%)
Divorced Female: 463 (4.99%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 230 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 30 (13.04%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 8,768 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,416 (16.15%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,742 (100%)
--With a disability: 136 (4.96%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 6,596 (100%)
--With a disability: 635 (9.63%)
----Percent employed: 61.1%
--No disability: 5,961 (90.37%)
----Percent employed: 80.9%
Population 65 years and over: 1,730 (100%)
--With a disability: 643 (37.17%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 11,197 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 6,890 (61.53%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,286 (38.28%)
--Same county: 3,354 (29.95%)
--Different county: 932 (8.32%)
----Same state: 317 (2.83%)
----Different state: 615 (5.49%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 21 (0.19%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 11,881 (100%)
Native: 11,633 (97.91%)
--Born in United States: 11,565 (100%)
----State of residence: 9,034 (76.04%)
----Different state: 2,531 (21.3%)
--Born outside United States: 68 (0.57%)
Foreign born: 248 (2.09%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 64 (0.54%)
--Naturalized citizen: 173 (1.46%)
--Not a citizen: 75 (0.63%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 248 (100%)
Europe: 164 (66.13%)
Asia: 31 (12.5%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 25 (10.08%)
Northern America: 28 (11.29%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 11,197 (100%)
English only: 10,685 (95.43%)
Language other than English: 512 (4.57%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 117 (1.04%)
--Spanish: 133 (1.19%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 39 (0.35%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 318 (2.84%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 58 (0.52%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 12 (0.11%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 12 (0.11%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 11,881 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 15,214% (128.05%)
Arab: 124 (1.04%)
Czech: 201 (1.69%)
Danish: 47 (0.4%)
Dutch: 233 (1.96%)
English: 1,784 (15.02%)
French (except Basque): 262 (2.21%)
French Canadian: 47 (0.4%)
German: 3,594 (30.25%)
Greek: 24 (0.2%)
Hungarian: 711 (5.98%)
Irish: 1,742 (14.66%)
Italian: 1,101 (9.27%)
Lithuanian: 10 (0.08%)
Norwegian: 15 (0.13%)
Polish: 1,557 (13.1%)
Portuguese: 6 (0.05%)
Russian: 124 (1.04%)
Scotch-Irish: 280 (2.36%)
Scottish: 208 (1.75%)
Slovak: 468 (3.94%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 114 (0.96%)
Swiss: 51 (0.43%)
Ukrainian: 116 (0.98%)
United States or American: 524 (4.41%)
Welsh: 93 (0.78%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,778 (14.97%)

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