Living in Amherst Center, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Amherst Center SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
9
Affordability
2
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
10

Amherst Center, MA Cost Of Living

125
Amherst Center's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Amherst Center, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
20,253
Unemployment
11.2%
Poverty
32.5%
Median Home
$346,000
Median Income
$43,319
Median Rent
$1,318

Amherst Center, MA Photos

Rankings for Amherst Center in Massachusetts

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Map Of Amherst Center, MA

Population over time in Amherst Center

Year Population % Change
2017 20,253 0.8%
2016 20,084 0.2%
2015 20,037 2.5%
2014 19,543 0.0%
2013 19,543 3.3%
2012 18,917 -2.1%
2011 19,330 -0.1%
2010 19,347 -1.0%
2009 19,535 -

Race / Ethnicity in Amherst Center

White
72.5% (14,678)
African American
4.3% (864)
American Indian
0.4% (81)
Asian
13.5% (2,739)
Hawaiian
0.1% (25)
Other
0.2% (35)
Two Or More
3.0% (600)
Hispanic
6.1% (1,231)
Race Amherst Center MA USA
White 72.5% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 4.3% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 13.5% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.1% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Amherst Center, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
14.1% (285,449)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.3% (208,623)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.2% (126,498)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (252,334)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (232,465)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.2% (165,573)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (274,190)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.4% (250,347)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (125,836)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (103,980)
Income Amherst Center MA USA
Less than $10,000 14.1% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.3% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.2% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.2% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.4% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Amherst Center

Female
52.6% (10,662)
Male
47.4% (9,591)
Gender Amherst Center MA USA
Female 52.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Amherst Center for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (810)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (405)
High School / GED
14.0% (2,835)
Some College
9.0% (1,822)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,012)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (5,468)
Master's Degree
21.0% (4,253)
Professional Degree
6.0% (1,215)
Doctorate Degree
12.0% (2,430)
Education Amherst Center MA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 12.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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