Amherst, OH 44001 ZIP Code Profile


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
  • County: Lorain County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.369, Longitude -82.254
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 671
  • PO Box Addresses: 304
  • Residential Addresses: 8,530
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 281
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,249

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Amherst, OH 44001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,774
Daytime Population: Workers 7,044
Daytime Population: Residents 10,221
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,265
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 20,580
Population in Familes 17,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density2 601
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $66,428
Average Household Income $81,737
Per Capita Income $32,516


Total Housing Units 8,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,876 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,338 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 516 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $171,276
Average Home Value $190,481


Total Households 8,214
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,926
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% 0.3%
Households 0.33% 0.39%
Families 0.11% 0.24%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Amherst, OH 44001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 44001 to the other 1,163 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 200 83rd
Population Density # 427 63rd
Diversity Index # 330 72nd
Median Household Income # 167 86th
Per Capita Income # 171 85th

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