DemographicsAmherst is approximately 34 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Amherst was 65. The population is 56% male and 44% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Amherst are $0 to $299. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $0 to $74.
DescriptionAmherst is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Victoria and is about 137 kms west-northwest of VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Amherst a town in Victoria, Australia is now located in what is known as the Shire of Central Goldfields, northwest of Talbot. After a discovery of gold during the Gold Rush of 1853, the location of Amherst became known as an extremely rich goldfield soon thereafter
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