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GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
Amherst's rating is based on its public schools' test results; 10 is best. Learn more

Top-Rated Amherst Public Schools

 
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Temperance Elementary School
Amherst Elementary School
Amherst Middle School
Central Elementary School
Amherst County High School

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Amherst School Districts

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What's it like to live in Amherst?

AmherstVirginiaU.S.
Median household income $43,687 $62,633 $50,935
Median home price $152,100 $213,200 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)96% 109% 100%
Unemployment 6% 6% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)224
Days per year with some sun: 215
Days per year with some precipitation: 90
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 2,231
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