North Amherst, Massachusetts 

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Population

7,179

+8.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$35,641

Median Home Price

$371,400

Best Places to Live in North Amherst, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border
Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Museums
-Cost of living
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

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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City: North Amherst
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in North Amherst is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. North Amherst jobs have increased by 3.57%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, North Amherst's cost of living is 25.50% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare North Amherst's Cost of Living

VOTING
Hampshire county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
North Amherst's population is 7,179 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.46%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in North Amherst is $371,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.17%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
North 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 North Amherst. More Education


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The median home price in North Amherst is $371,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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North Amherst - 8/4/2006
It is a college town, 5 in the immediate area including the state university that doubles the town population thru the school year. Safe, relaxing, affordable, and... Read More

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