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Springfield, once a major center of industrial innovation, is the state’s third-largest city and a regional health, retail and financial center. Locals are credited with development of the Springfield Rifle, the 1895 Duryea motorcar, and basketball (thanks to Dr. James Naismith, in 1891. Some credit the motorcycle to area inventors and the early Indian Manufacturing Company. At one time that area was a significant manufacturing center, but most has left the area (including most recently a forge that made Craftsman tools).

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  • Profile: Mid-sized city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 179
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: No City
  • Zip Codes: Amherst Center (zip 01002)

Quick Facts About Amherst Center

    The unemployment rate in Amherst Center (zip 01002) is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst Center (zip 01002) jobs have Increased by 0.99 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s cost of living is 33.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s population is 29,844 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.58 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Amherst Center (zip 01002) is $308,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.05%.
    Amherst Center (zip 01002) public schools spend $20,548 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.6 students per teacher in Amherst Center (zip 01002).

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