According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Amherst Center has an overall cost of living index of 125 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Massachusetts, Amherst Center has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Massachusetts's index of 131.
The standard of living in Amherst Center ranks as #5,047 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies Amherst Center ranks as the #1,359 most expensive place in the Bay State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in Massachusetts, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.