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Framingham, MA vs Amherst, MA

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Amherst is 16.4% older than the median age of a home in Framingham.
- Homes are 15.8% more expensive likely to be rented in Amherst than in Framingham.

Housing
 Framingham, MAAmherst, MAUnited States
 554640
 $443,100$347,400$231,200
 2.5%5.6%6.7%
 35.9%18.3%35.6%
 27.8%10.8%27.4%
 $15.5$18.4$11.8
 52.5%40.5%56.0%
 3.7%8.8%12.2%
 43.8%50.7%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Framingham, MAAmherst, MAUnited States
 $2,312$2,383$1,470
 $1,315$980$821
 $1,470$1,155$930
 $1,795$1,480$1,148
 $2,250$1,855$1,537
 $2,425$2,120$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Framingham, MAAmherst, MAUnited States
 1.1%0.8%2.1%
 0.4%1.1%0.5%
 0.1%0.2%1.0%
 0.2%0.3%0.5%
 0.0%1.8%4.0%
 1.9%4.5%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Framingham, MAAmherst, MAUnited States
 0.6%1.3%3.5%
 0.7%0.3%3.1%
 0.4%0.0%3.9%
 0.7%0.0%5.4%
 0.7%0.0%6.3%
 3.1%1.8%14.7%
 4.5%4.4%14.6%
 15.7%28.5%18.7%
 33.2%28.7%11.0%
 23.3%18.3%6.2%
 14.0%13.0%7.0%
 2.7%2.9%2.7%
 0.5%0.8%1.5%
 0.0%0.0%0.5%
 0.0%0.0%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Framingham, MAAmherst, MAUnited States
 0.5%0.4%0.9%
 0.8%0.9%2.3%
 2.4%5.5%14.5%
 6.5%12.4%14.0%
 9.2%15.7%13.6%
 16.2%17.3%15.5%
 6.5%12.4%14.0%
 21.7%8.6%10.5%
 5.2%2.1%5.1%
 19.7%22.5%12.9%

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Reviews for Amherst    4 Reviews
Expensive and aging - 5/12/2013
Be prepared to find lots of old houses with poor insulation and old technology. They are expensive to buy and more expensive to maintained. The use of heating oil is... Read More

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Great Place - 11/20/2012
Amazing place to live, liberal area, alot of things going... Read More

Great Little University City - 11/6/2008
This place is great if you're in academia! Little bit expensive... Read More

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