Amherst Center (zip 01002), Massachusetts 

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Best Places to Live in Amherst Center (zip 01002), 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

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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).


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Amherst Center (zip 01002)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Amherst Center (zip 01002) is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst Center (zip 01002) jobs have increased by 0.99%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s cost of living is 21.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s Cost of Living
POPULATION
Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s population is 29,844 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.58%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Amherst Center (zip 01002) is $319,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.18%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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). Learn More...

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