Amherst Real Estate Market Overview

Could Amherst, VA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Amherst. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Amherst such as Monroe a...nd Madison Heights. When you’re ready, Trulia has 72 resale and new homes in Amherst lined up for you, including open houses, and 12 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Amherst show a 7% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a 26% rise in median rent per month.

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Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Amherst for Aug 22 to Sep 22 was $1,037.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Amherst can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Crime data for the past year is not available at this location.

Best Schools in Amherst

There are 5 schools in Amherst.

Elementary Schools

Temperance Elementary School

Public, K - 5


Amherst Elementary School

Public, PK - 5


Central Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools

Amherst Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools

Amherst County High School

Public, 9 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in Amherst by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Amherst commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

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96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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