Amherst in Hampshire county, Massachusetts

Amherst, MA

Welcome to Amherst

Located in Hampshire county, Massachusetts, Amherst is a wonderful place to live.

Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties agents can help you with all of your real estate needs. Our Realtors® are local market experts in Amherst and the surrounding area.

Amherst, MA Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Amherst, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$346K
Down 11.2 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$351K
Down 9.3 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
98
Down 26.3 % since June 2016

Amherst, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Amherst, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$256K
Up 57.7 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$226K
Up 15.6 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Condos
138
Up 6.2 % since June 2016

Amherst, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Amherst, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 2.00 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 1,397.5
Household Size (people) 2.44
Households w/ Children 20.88 %
Annual Residential Turnover 34.23 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $799
One Bedroom $962
Two Bedroom $1,205
Three Bedroom $1,507
Four Bedroom $1,788

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 38,577
Households: 9,575
Median Age: 21.94

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $57,681)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Amherst, MA

Public Elementary

School

FORT RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
70 S EAST ST
AMHERST, MA 01002

WILDWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
71 STRONG ST
AMHERST, MA 01002

CROCKER FARM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
280 WEST ST
AMHERST, MA 01002

Public Middle

School

AMHERST REGIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
170 CHESTNUT ST
AMHERST, MA 01002

Public High

School

AMHERST REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
21 MATOON ST
AMHERST, MA 01002

Private/Catholic

School

AMHERST MONTESSORI SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
27 POMEROY LN
AMHERST, MA 01002

THE COMMON SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
521 S PLEASANT ST
AMHERST, MA 01002

SCHOOL TO FARM PROGRAM
Grades: -
893 WEST ST
AMHERST, MA 01002

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Amherst, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Amherst, MA

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Featured Homes for Sale in Amherst, MA

36 Hartman Road, Amherst, MA 01002
$325,000

36 Hartman Road,
Amherst, MA 01002

6 bedrooms, 2 baths
1194 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002
$269,900

1194 West Street,
Amherst, MA 01002

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
10 Bedford Court, Amherst, MA 01002
$179,900

10 Bedford Court,
Amherst, MA 01002

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
69 Grantwood Drive, Amherst, MA 01002
$335,000

69 Grantwood Drive,
Amherst, MA 01002

4 bedrooms, 3 baths
419 Henry Street, Amherst, MA 01002
$779,900

419 Henry Street,
Amherst, MA 01002

5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 half baths
23 Greenleaves Unit 127, Amherst, MA 01002
$220,000

23 Greenleaves Unit 127,
Amherst, MA 01002

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
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