Amherst, WI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 420 housing units in Amherst. This represents a 23.5% growth from 340 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 420 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Amherst is about 64.9%. Amherst's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.3%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Amherst were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom10.70%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms40%
Four Bedrooms14.30%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.72
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$91,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$85,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$383

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.90%
Home Equity Loan13.50%
Simple Mortgage53.90%
Debt Free28.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.8%