Living in Amherst Center, MA

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Amherst Center, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
20,409
Unemployment
12.2%
Poverty
31.3%
Median Home
$350,600
Median Income
$45,098
Median Rent
$1,297

Amherst Center SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
9
Affordability
2
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Amherst Center, MA Cost Of Living

125
Amherst Center's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Amherst Center Massachusetts National Average
Overall 125 131 100
Services 109 122 100
Groceries 119 109 100
Health 128 121 100
Housing 164 165 100
Transportation 106 107 100
Utilities 92 114 100

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Map Of Amherst Center, MA

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Population over time in Amherst Center

Year Population % Change
2019 20,409 0.8%
2018 20,253 0.8%
2017 20,084 0.2%
2016 20,037 2.5%
2015 19,543 0.0%
2014 19,543 3.3%
2013 18,917 -2.1%
2012 19,330 -0.1%
2011 19,347 -1.0%
2010 19,535 -

Race / Ethnicity in Amherst Center

White
71.1% (14,514)
African American
4.1% (836)
American Indian
0.4% (78)
Asian
13.8% (2,809)
Hawaiian
0.1% (20)
Other
0.1% (26)
Two Or More
3.3% (664)
Hispanic
7.2% (1,462)
Race Amherst Center MA USA
White 71.1% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 4.1% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 13.8% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.2% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Amherst Center

Female
52.4% (10,688)
Male
47.6% (9,721)
Gender Amherst Center MA USA
Female 52.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.5% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (612)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (612)
High School / GED
14.0% (2,857)
Some College
11.0% (2,244)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,224)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (4,898)
Master's Degree
20.0% (4,081)
Professional Degree
6.0% (1,224)
Doctorate Degree
13.0% (2,653)
Education Amherst Center MA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 11.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 13.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Amherst Center, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
14.3% (291,178)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.7% (177,094)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.1% (104,797)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (282,555)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (268,626)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.6% (216,227)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (222,197)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (213,574)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (112,093)
$200,000 or more
7.5% (152,553)
Income Amherst Center MA USA
Less than $10,000 14.3% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.7% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.1% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.6% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.5% 13.2% 7.7%

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