Amherst Center (zip 01002), Massachusetts 

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Population

30,829

+4.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$55,082

Median Home Price

$410,300

Median Age

23.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.6

summer / winter

United States / Massachusetts / Springfield Metro Area / Hampshire County / No City / Amherst Center (zip 01002)
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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. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01002 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Amherst Center (zip 01002)
Cost of Living: 11.4% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level
Amherst Center, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Nearby mountains
Museums
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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).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Amherst Center (zip 01002) is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst Center (zip 01002) jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s cost of living is 11.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01002 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hampshire county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.1% to 25.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Amherst Center (zip 01002)'s population is 30,829 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Amherst Center (zip 01002) is Real Estate: $410,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

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). More Education



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Housing Market in Amherst Center

It's a good time to buy in Amherst Center. Home Appreciation is up 9.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Amherst Center is $410,300.
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