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Amherst Junction is a village in Portage County, in the Stevens Point metro area.
The latitude of Amherst Junction is 44.469N. The longitude is -89.316W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,109 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 305.
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32% of Amherst Junction residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amherst Junction ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amherst Junction was $19,261, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Amherst Junction residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Amherst Junction, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $407. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $935.
Portage County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amherst Junction political report.
The average commute time for Amherst Junction workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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