Amherst, OH 44001 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 44001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amherst, OH 44001

Acceptable Alternative
South Amherst, OH 44001
Vermilion, OH 44001

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brownhelm, OH 44001
Henrietta, OH 44001
S Amherst, OH 44001
So Amherst, OH 44001

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 664
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,166
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 299
  • County: Lorain County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.369, Longitude -82.254
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Amherst, OH 44001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,375
Population in Households 20,187
Population in Familes 17,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density1 589
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 8,113
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 5,869
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,781 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,332 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $167,667
Average Home Value $183,970


Median Household Income $62,929
Average Household Income $78,351
Per Capita Income $31,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.07%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families 0.03% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Amherst, OH 44001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 44001 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 82nd
Population Density1 # 439 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 331 72nd
Median Household Income # 166 86th
Per Capita Income # 162 86th

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