The unemployment rate in Amherst is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst's cost of living is 11.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Amherst, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Hampshire county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.1% to 25.4%. More Voting Stats
Amherst's population is 40,643 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Amherst is Real Estate: $406,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.
Amherst 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. More Education