Amherst Center (zip 01003), Massachusetts 

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Best Places to Live in Amherst Center (zip 01003), 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 01003 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Amherst Center, MA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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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).


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Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: No City
Zip Codes: Amherst Center (zip 01003)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Amherst Center (zip 01003) is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst Center (zip 01003) jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst Center (zip 01003)'s cost of living is 35.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Amherst Center (zip 01003)'s Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Amherst Center (zip 01003)'s population is 11,131 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 12.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Amherst Center (zip 01003) is Real Estate: $10,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

SCHOOLS
Amherst Center (zip 01003) 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 01003). 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 5.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Amherst Center is $10,500.

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