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
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$405K
Up 6.6 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$371K
Down 2.5 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
234
Up 129.4 % since February 2016

Amherst, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Amherst, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Condos
$174K
Up 12.3 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Condos
$174K
Up 8.9 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Condos
151
Up 58.9 % since February 2016

Amherst, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Amherst, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 1.26 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 1,387.3
Household Size (people) 2.44
Households w/ Children 21.25 %
Annual Residential Turnover 30.22 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $731
One Bedroom $928
Two Bedroom $1,157
Three Bedroom $1,436
Four Bedroom $1,688

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: 38,295
Households: 9,461
Median Age: 21.94

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $58,835)

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

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

FORT RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
70 S EAST 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

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

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

AMHERST MONTESSORI SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
27 POMEROY LN
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

80 Chapel Road, Amherst, MA 01002
$314,900

80 Chapel Road,
Amherst, MA 01002

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 2 half baths
439 Station Road, Amherst, MA 01002
$485,000

439 Station Road,
Amherst, MA 01002

5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
36 Autumn Lane, Amherst, MA 01002
$183,400

36 Autumn Lane,
Amherst, MA 01002

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
98 Wildflower Drive, Amherst, MA 01002
$549,000

98 Wildflower Drive,
Amherst, MA 01002

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
27 Webster Court, Amherst, MA 01002
$179,900

27 Webster Court,
Amherst, MA 01002

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
26 Plumtrees Road, Amherst, MA 01002
$650,000

26 Plumtrees Road,
Amherst, MA 01002

3 bedrooms, 3 baths
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