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Amherst Summary
Amherst is located in Massachusetts
Latitude: 42.376821
Longitude: -72.467874
Population: 36,794
Area: 57.56 sq. miles
Land: 57.31 sq. miles
Water: 0.25 sq. miles
Population Density: 641.98 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 140.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 413
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Amherst Demographics

Amherst Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Male17,70748.12 %48.18 %49.04 %
Female19,08751.88 %51.82 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.93-0.930.96
Total Population36,794100.00 %--
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Amherst Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,0742.92 %6.26 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years1,3353.63 %6.79 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1,5224.14 %6.79 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years7,71220.96 %6.55 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years10,86529.53 %6.37 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years3,3869.20 %14.60 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years3,0468.28 %16.74 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years3,4729.44 %13.76 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,0832.94 %4.88 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years7582.06 %3.72 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years1,2743.46 %6.74 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years8612.34 %4.97 %4.38 %
85 years and over4061.10 %1.84 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)21.9-38.637.7
18 years and over31,85086.56 %76.37 %74.27 %
Male
15,15741.19 %36.06 %35.85 %
Female
16,69345.37 %40.31 %38.42 %
21 years and over21,34558.01 %72.26 %69.92 %
62 years and over2,9698.07 %15.71 %14.65 %
65 years and over2,5416.91 %13.55 %12.42 %
Male
1,0072.74 %5.38 %5.12 %
Female
1,5344.17 %8.17 %7.30 %
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Amherst Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
One race35,58596.71 %97.70 %97.55 %
White
29,48580.14 %84.54 %75.21 %
Black or African American
1,8044.90 %5.41 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
780.21 %0.24 %0.87 %
Asian
3,1638.60 %3.75 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
5611.52 %0.69 %0.59 %
Chinese
1,1953.25 %1.33 %0.85 %
Filipino
750.20 %0.13 %0.65 %
Japanese
2050.56 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
4531.23 %0.27 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
1880.51 %0.53 %0.39 %
Other Asian
4861.32 %0.63 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
330.09 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
30.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
30.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
130.04 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
140.04 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
1,0222.78 %3.73 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)2,1995.98 %6.75 %13.70 %
Mexican
1920.52 %0.35 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
9952.70 %3.14 %2.46 %
Cuban
970.26 %0.14 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
9152.49 %3.12 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino34,59594.02 %93.25 %86.30 %
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Amherst Social Profile

Amherst School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school23,194100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
5602.41 %7.12 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1940.84 %5.01 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
2,33910.08 %40.73 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
1,3956.01 %19.71 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
18,70680.65 %27.43 %22.81 %
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Amherst Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over14,232100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
2561.80 %5.79 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
4343.05 %9.44 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
1,3829.71 %27.27 %28.63 %
High school or higher
13,54295.15 %84.76 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
1,63411.48 %17.09 %21.05 %
Associate degree
7735.43 %7.21 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
3,79126.64 %19.53 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
9,75368.53 %33.19 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
5,96241.89 %13.66 %8.86 %
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Amherst Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported44,840100.00 %--
Arab2610.58 %0.73 %0.42 %
Czech1680.37 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish1320.29 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch4501.00 %0.60 %1.58 %
English4,79610.70 %9.88 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,9254.29 %6.96 %2.90 %
French Canadian1,4673.27 %4.25 %0.85 %
German3,7808.43 %5.16 %14.93 %
Greek2010.45 %1.07 %0.40 %
Hungarian2720.61 %0.25 %0.49 %
Irish7,20216.06 %19.54 %10.65 %
Italian3,5167.84 %11.77 %5.47 %
Lithuanian3820.85 %0.70 %0.23 %
Norwegian2760.62 %0.49 %1.56 %
Polish2,4705.51 %4.42 %3.12 %
Portuguese5021.12 %3.83 %0.41 %
Russian1,4623.26 %1.51 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish7431.66 %1.36 %1.50 %
Scottish1,1522.57 %2.22 %1.70 %
Slovak780.17 %0.09 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African4791.07 %1.10 %0.62 %
Swedish9292.07 %1.63 %1.39 %
Swiss930.21 %0.14 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1430.32 %0.31 %0.31 %
United States or American6391.43 %3.35 %7.18 %
Welsh2820.63 %0.32 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2310.52 %1.11 %0.65 %
Other ancestries10,80924.11 %16.76 %31.89 %
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Amherst Economy

Amherst Employment

GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over32,604100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
15,53847.66 %47.30 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
17,06652.34 %52.70 %51.68 %
In labor force
21,24565.16 %66.21 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
10,21648.09 %51.89 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
11,02951.91 %48.11 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
21,23365.12 %66.11 %63.10 %
Employed
19,54259.94 %63.09 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,6915.19 %3.01 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-7.96 %4.55 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
120.04 %0.11 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
11,35934.84 %33.79 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers11,20757.35 %79.99 %78.40 %
Government workers7,11436.40 %13.46 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1926.10 %6.37 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers290.15 %0.18 %0.31 %
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Amherst Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations9,93650.84 %41.08 %33.60 %
Service occupations3,21916.47 %14.06 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations4,78024.46 %25.90 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations850.43 %0.21 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4332.22 %7.46 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,0895.57 %11.28 %14.63 %
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Amherst Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining810.41 %0.39 %1.87 %
Construction2451.25 %5.50 %6.80 %
Manufacturing6913.54 %12.82 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1720.88 %3.27 %3.60 %
Retail trade1,5678.02 %11.17 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3191.63 %4.17 %5.19 %
Information7123.64 %3.75 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6043.09 %8.21 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,4097.21 %11.56 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services10,11351.75 %23.75 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,32411.89 %6.77 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)8554.38 %4.39 %4.88 %
Public administration4502.30 %4.25 %4.83 %
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Amherst Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Households9,876100.00 %2,444,588106,788,273
Less than $10,000
1,01910.32 %8.78 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
7847.94 %5.61 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
1,17511.90 %10.15 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
1,17711.92 %10.35 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
1,33613.53 %14.53 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
1,59816.18 %20.09 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
9779.89 %12.79 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,13611.50 %10.93 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
4264.31 %3.30 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
2482.51 %3.46 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$42,567.00-$55,837.45$39,349.33
Average household size2.46-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$17,303.66-$22,278.84$15,252.86
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Amherst Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over18,948100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
10,28854.30 %73.81 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,3857.31 %9.00 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,3487.11 %8.73 %4.73 %
Walked
4,38123.12 %4.34 %2.94 %
Other means
4892.58 %0.99 %1.20 %
Worked at home
1,0575.58 %3.14 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.3 minutes-26.9 minutes26.3 minutes
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Amherst Housing

Amherst Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units10,177100.00 %2,621,986117,282,697
Occupied housing units
9,90697.34 %93.20 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
4,74946.66 %57.52 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
5,15750.67 %35.68 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
2712.66 %6.80 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
690.68 %3.58 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.40 %-1.04 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate1.70 %-4.18 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.62-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.31-2.102.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units10,177100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
4,79747.14 %52.42 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
5505.40 %3.97 %5.68 %
2 units
6396.28 %11.61 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,06610.47 %11.42 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1,08910.70 %5.95 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1,12211.02 %4.34 %3.99 %
20 or more units
8978.81 %9.34 %8.59 %
Mobile home
130.13 %0.92 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
40.04 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Amherst Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units10,177100.00 %--
1 room
2922.87 %2.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
8628.47 %4.75 %4.88 %
3 rooms
1,20411.83 %9.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
1,54415.17 %14.81 %15.95 %
5 rooms
1,51614.90 %19.15 %20.92 %
6 rooms
1,34413.21 %18.30 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,39613.72 %12.75 %11.98 %
8 rooms
9249.08 %9.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,09510.76 %9.35 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.3-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units9,904100.00 %--
1.00 or less
9,55196.44 %90.54 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1351.36 %1.68 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
2182.20 %0.98 %2.54 %
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Amherst Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas1,93218.98 %40.91 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas6055.94 %2.45 %5.96 %
Electricity3,11930.65 %11.58 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.3,89638.28 %36.74 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.10 %0.12 %
Wood2692.64 %0.74 %1.51 %
Solar energy100.10 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel610.60 %0.41 %0.35 %
No fuel used120.12 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Amherst Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units4,037100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
190.47 %0.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1373.39 %8.86 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,09327.07 %23.37 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,29432.05 %23.03 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,01725.19 %24.13 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
42810.60 %14.36 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
491.21 %4.74 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.85 %0.56 %
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Amherst Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage2,93272.63 %71.59 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.08 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
491.21 %1.23 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1593.94 %3.81 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
3819.44 %11.76 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,15428.59 %26.30 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
68516.97 %15.82 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
50412.48 %12.59 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged1,10527.37 %28.41 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,48236.71 %33.42 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent82620.46 %18.03 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent59214.66 %15.04 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent3789.36 %10.27 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1393.44 %6.44 %6.01 %
35 percent or more59014.61 %16.23 %15.91 %
Not computed300.74 %0.56 %0.85 %
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Amherst Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units5,095100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
2605.10 %7.07 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1312.57 %5.96 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
5089.97 %14.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,91037.49 %28.69 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
1,12222.02 %21.80 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
74814.68 %13.95 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
2264.44 %4.85 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1903.73 %3.56 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)68813.50 %38.22 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent71514.03 %18.93 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent51410.09 %14.23 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent4408.64 %12.52 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent4949.70 %11.79 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent2775.44 %7.72 %7.32 %
35 percent or more2,42347.56 %28.63 %29.47 %
Not computed2324.55 %6.18 %7.77 %

Amherst Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
None8238.09 %11.86 %9.57 %
13,95638.87 %34.47 %31.22 %
23,71436.49 %35.15 %34.76 %
3 or more1,41113.86 %11.71 %15.45 %
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