Amherst [ 28 ]





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Amherst is located in Nova Scotia. In Amherst the majority of the population are Married (and not separated) and have children living at home between the ages of 6 to 14 years. The top three occupations people in Amherst are in employed in are Sales and service occupations, Business, finance and administration occupations and Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations. The average personal gross income in Amherst is $28,018 per year while the average after-tax income is $24,277 which means the average personal income tax rate is 13.35%. Most of the population in Amherst lives in Single-detached house and the average home value is $129,076. The majority of the homes in Amherst were constructed 1960 or before. The the most predominant religious faith is Christian. The majority of the population who live in Amherst are Canadian citizens. The most common non-official languages spoken in Amherst are Other non-Aboriginal languages, Arabic and Hindi. The most predominant continent of origin for most migrants to Amherst is Asia.


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