Amherst, Massachusetts 

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Amherst is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Amherst, Massachusetts is more expensive.

Amherst cost of living is 111.6

COST OF LIVINGAmherstMassachusettsUSA
  111.6127.2100
  105.5108.9100
  82.683.7100
  150.3176.4100
  $347,400$407,900$231,200
  112.7112.9100
  80.1107.9100
  101.3109100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Amherst    5 Reviews
    Quaint town with a lot of quirky traits - 9/18/2020
    I lived in Amherst for 3 short years. Moved from Southern California for grad school on this adventure. I hated it so much when I first moved, but after everything... I... Read More

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    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

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


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