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Demographics Analysis

The people of Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 60

5 to 9 years : 128

10 to 14 years : 111

15 to 17 years : 198

18 and 19 years : 2,975

20 years : 1,750

21 years : 1,174

22 to 24 years : 1,004

25 to 29 years : 259

30 to 34 years : 170

35 to 39 years : 225

40 to 44 years : 185

45 to 49 years : 187

50 to 54 years : 281

55 to 59 years : 138

60 and 61 years : 120

62 to 64 years : 84

65 and 66 years : 98

67 to 69 years : 79

70 to 74 years : 50

75 to 79 years : 41

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 31

Female:

Under 5 years : 120

5 to 9 years : 53

10 to 14 years : 221

15 to 17 years : 174

18 and 19 years : 3,360

20 years : 1,966

21 years : 901

22 to 24 years : 511

25 to 29 years : 222

30 to 34 years : 204

35 to 39 years : 154

40 to 44 years : 239

45 to 49 years : 233

50 to 54 years : 185

55 to 59 years : 223

60 and 61 years : 67

62 to 64 years : 126

65 and 66 years : 28

67 to 69 years : 130

70 to 74 years : 112

75 to 79 years : 39

80 to 84 years : 50

85 years and over : 127


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,003

Multiple ancestry : 8,569

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 33

Ancestry not reported : 2,227


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,026

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 203

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 279

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,239

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,085


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 180

5 to 17 years : 885

18 to 24 years : 13,641

25 to 34 years : 855

35 to 44 years : 803

45 to 54 years : 886

55 to 59 years : 361

60 and 61 years : 187

62 to 64 years : 210

65 to 74 years : 497

75 years and over : 327

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 103

5 to 17 years : 563

18 to 24 years : 7,272

25 to 34 years : 270

35 to 44 years : 238

45 to 54 years : 209

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 53

65 to 74 years : 215

75 years and over : 139

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 77

5 to 17 years : 217

18 to 24 years : 4,518

25 to 34 years : 299

35 to 44 years : 301

45 to 54 years : 538

55 to 59 years : 279

60 and 61 years : 130

62 to 64 years : 122

65 to 74 years : 213

75 years and over : 175

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 61

18 to 24 years : 243

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 127

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 38

75 years and over : 13

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 44

18 to 24 years : 1,608

25 to 34 years : 286

35 to 44 years : 137

45 to 54 years : 139

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 31

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,537

Female : 4,620

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 3,478

Female : 3,391

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 152

Female : 330

Foreign born:

Male : 1,220

Female : 1,104


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 8,016

Born in other state in the United States : 5,644

Native: born outside the United States : 364

Foreign born : 1,023


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 7,910

Now married, except separated : 378

Divorced : 279

Separated : 12

Widowed : 107

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 5,192

Now married, except separated : 1,005

Divorced : 262

Separated : 101

Widowed : 161

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 317

Now married, except separated : 119

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 1,749

Now married, except separated : 446

Divorced : 79

Separated : 0

Widowed : 22


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 15,114

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 650

Speak English less than "very well" : 106

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 127

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 105

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 190

Speak English less than "very well" : 45

German:

Speak English "very well" : 54

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 54

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 59

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 239

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 41

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Persian:

Speak English "very well" : 71

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Gujarati:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 76

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Urdu:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 110

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 52

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 362

Speak English less than "very well" : 179

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 53

Speak English less than "very well" : 74

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 98

Speak English less than "very well" : 40

Hmong:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 80

Speak English less than "very well" : 100

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 106

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 59

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 63

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • Irish: 3,726   (17.6%)
  • Other Groups: 3,395   (16.0%)
  • English: 2,063   (9.7%)
  • Italian: 1,997   (9.4%)
  • German: 1,664   (7.9%)
  • Polish: 1,206   (5.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 885   (4.2%)
  • Russian: 755   (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 591   (2.8%)
  • French Canadian: 560   (2.6%)
  • Swedish: 499   (2.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 301   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 264   (1.2%)
  • European: 264   (1.2%)
  • Portuguese: 258   (1.2%)
  • United States Or American: 246   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 215   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 166   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 150   (0.7%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 149   (0.7%)
  • Hungarian: 145   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 136   (0.6%)
  • Arab: 131   (0.6%)
  • Eastern European: 130   (0.6%)
  • British: 123   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 113   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 106   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 81   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 81   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 80   (0.4%)
  • Israeli: 64   (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 64   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 64   (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 57   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 51   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 48   (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 36   (0.2%)
  • Australian: 35   (0.2%)
  • Latvian: 31   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 30   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 25   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 25   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 23   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 20   (0.1%)
  • Estonian: 20   (0.1%)
  • Albanian: 19   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 18   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 16   (0.1%)
  • Alsatian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 10   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts is 18,832



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts: 9,387
Female Population in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts: 9,445


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts: 20.7
Median Female Resident Age in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts: 20.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

20.6

Male

20.6

Female

20.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

20.7

Male

20.7

Female

20.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

21.5

Male

21.0

Female

24.5

Asian


Both sexes

20.7

Male

20.7

Female

20.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

20.3

Male

20.8

Female

20.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.2

Male

20.2

Female

20.1

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.5

Male

20.6

Female

20.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.6

Male

20.6

Female

20.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts


  • White: 15,047
  • African American: 1,042
  • American Indian: 27
  • Asian: 1,679
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 545
  • Two or More Races: 492



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (0.62%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.33%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (0.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 12   (0.57%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (0.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 26   (1.23%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 27   (1.28%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 165   (7.82%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (1.61%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 147   (6.97%)
  • Associate Degree: 86   (4.08%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 699   (33.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 315   (14.94%)
  • Professional School Degree: 168   (7.97%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 396   (18.78%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 26   (1.12%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (0.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (0.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (0.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 25   (1.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 275   (11.85%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 66   (2.84%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 158   (6.81%)
  • Associate Degree: 116   (5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 656   (28.26%)
  • Master's Degree: 625   (26.93%)
  • Professional School Degree: 59   (2.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 285   (12.28%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Universities & Colleges In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • University Of Massachusetts Amherst


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 25,873; Location: , Amherst, MA 01003, Web: http://www.umass.edu )

  • Amherst College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 1,683; Location: Oltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002, Web: http://www.amherst.edu )

  • Hampshire College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 1,431; Location: 93 West St, Amherst, MA 01002, Web: http://www.hampshire.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • The Common School


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: Po Box 2248, Amherst, MA 01004, Phone: (413) 256-8989, )

  • Amherst Montessori School


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 27 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, MA 01002, Phone: (413) 253-3101, )

Academic Libraries In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • Munson Memorial Library


    1046 South East Street, Amherst, MA 01002

  • North Amherst Library


    8 Montague Road, Amherst, MA 01002

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • Jones Library, Inc.


    43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA 01002

  • Pelham Library


    2 South Valley Road, Amherst, MA 01002

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts


  • Lorain & West Virginia Railway Foundation Inc


    13118 Vermilion Road, Amherst, OH 44001

  • Loraine County Heritage Inc


    8025 Leavitt Rd, Amherst, OH 44001

  • Mead Art Museum


    Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002

  • Monacan Ancestral Museum


    2009 Kenmore Rd, Amherst, VA 24521

  • Natural History Collections


    611 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002
    http://www.umass.edu

  • Ossorio Foundation


    1 Eaton Ct, Amherst, MA 01002

  • Pelham Historical Society


    Pob 2824, Amherst, MA 01002
    http://www.pelhamhs.org

  • Pelham Historical Society Msm


    376 Amherst Rd, Amherst, MA 01002
    http://www.pelhamhs.org

  • Thomas Paine Friends Inc


    185 Middle Street, Amherst, MA 01002

  • Tomorrow River Valley Historical Society


    Po Box 223, Amherst, WI 54406

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts


Building


(1) Alumni Gymnasium   (2) Alumni House   (3) Amherst Fire Department Station 1   (4) Amherst Fire Department Station 2   (5) Amherst Police Department   (6) Amherst Townhall   (7) Appleton Hall   (8) Arms Music Center   (9) Bangs Community Center   (10) Barrett Hall   (11) Brown Hall   (12) Buckley Recital Hall   (13) Cage Building   (14) Cashin Hall   (15) Chapin Hall   (16) Charles Drew House   (17) Clark Hall   (18) Clark House   (19) Cohan Dormitory   (20) Conte National Polymer Research Center   (21) Converse Hall   (22) Coolidge Hall   (23) Crossett Hall   (24) Davenport Squash Courts   (25) Davis Hall   (26) Dickinson Homestead   (27) Durfee Observatory   (28) East Experiment Station   (29) Fayerweather Hall   (30) Forestry Laboratory Annex   (31) Franklin Dining Hall   (32) Furcolo Hall   (33) Garman House   (34) Goman Hall   (35) Grosvenor House   (36) Hamilton House   (37) Hills Hall   (38) Hitchcock House   (39) James Hall   (40) Jenkins Hall   (41) Keefe Campus Center   (42) Keefe Health Center   (43) Lefrak Gymnasium   (44) Leland House   (45) Lerdle Graduate Research Center   (46) Life Sciences Building   (47) Lord Jeffery Inn   (48) Mahar Auditorium   (49) Marks Meadow Elementary School Library Media Center   (50) Marsh House   (51) Marshall Hall   (52) Mcnamara Hall   (53) Mead Art Museum   (54) Merrill Center   (55) Milliken Hall   (56) Moore Dormitory   (57) Morrill Science Center   (58) Morrow Dormitory   (59) Munson Memorial Library   (60) Newman Center   (61) North College   (62) Northeast Residential Area   (63) Octagon   (64) Orchard Hill Residential Area   (65) Orr Rink   (66) Pelham Fire Department   (67) Pelham Police Department   (68) Plimpton Hall   (69) Pond Hall   (70) Porter House   (71) Pratt Dormitory   (72) Pratt Museum Of Natural History   (73) Robsham Visitors Center   (74) Seeley G Mudd Building   (75) Seelye House   (76) Shade Tree Lab   (77) Skinner Hall   (78) South College   (79) Stearns Hall   (80) Stearns Steeple   (81) Stirn Auditorium   (82) Stone Hall   (83) Taplin Hall   (84) Totman Hall   (85) Tyler House   (86) University Of Massachusetts At Amherst Admissions Center   (87) University Of Massachusetts At Amherst Health Center   (88) Valetine Dining Hall   (89) Webster Center   (90) West Experiment Station   (91) Wilder Hall   (92) William Smith Clark Memorial Library   (93) Williston Hall   (94) Worcester Dining Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Dwight Cemetery   (2) Munsell Cemetery   (3) North Amherst Cemetery   (4) Valley Cemetery   (5) West Cemetery   (6) Wildwood Cemetery  

Census


(1) Amherst Center Census Designated Place   (2) North Amherst Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Dwight Chapel   (2) First Baptist Church Of Amherst   (3) First Congregational Church   (4) Grace Episcopal Church   (5) Hampshire Hispanic Ministry Church   (6) Immanuel Lutheran Church   (7) Johnson Chapel  

Civil


(1) Town Of Amherst   (2) Town Of Pelham  

Dam


(1) Intake Reservoir Dam  

Flat


(1) Smiths Pasture  

Forest


(1) Cadwell Memorial Forest  

Hospital


(1) University Of Massachusetts Health Center  

Lake


(1) Scarboro Pond  

Locale


(1) Amherst Field Office And Research Park   (2) Amherst Shoppers Park   (3) Pelham Country Club   (4) Pratt Pool  

Park


(1) Amethyst Conservation Area   (2) Amherst Common   (3) Athletic Fields North   (4) East Village Historic District   (5) Fraternity Park   (6) Hitchcock Field   (7) Memorial Field   (8) Pelham Town Hall Historic District   (9) War Memorial  

Populated Place


(1) Amherst Center   (2) Baconville   (3) Cushman   (4) Dwight   (5) East Village   (6) Factory Hollow   (7) Knights Corner   (8) Meads Corner   (9) Packardville   (10) Pelham   (11) Pratt Corner   (12) South Amherst   (13) West Pelham  

Post Office


(1) Amherst Post Office   (2) North Amherst Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Atkins Reservoir   (2) Baker Reservoir   (3) Factory Hollow Pond   (4) Hawley Reservoir   (5) Hill Reservoir   (6) Knights Pond  

School


(1) Amherst College   (2) Amherst High School   (3) Amherst Junior High School   (4) Amherst Regional High School   (5) Amherst Regional Junior High School   (6) East Street School   (7) Fort River Elementary School   (8) Little Red Schoolhouse Historical   (9) Marks Meadow Elementary School   (10) Pelham Elementary School   (11) Rhodes School   (12) Wildwood Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Orient Springs  

Stream


(1) Adams Brook   (2) Amethyst Brook   (3) Baker Brook   (4) Buffam Brook   (5) Cushman Brook   (6) Dean Brook   (7) Dunlop Brook   (8) Gates Brook   (9) Gulf Brook   (10) Harris Brook   (11) Hearthstone Brook   (12) Hop Brook   (13) Nurse Brook  

Summit


(1) Butter Hill   (2) Dodge Hill   (3) Flat Hills   (4) Grey Rocks   (5) Mount Boreas   (6) Mount Castor   (7) Mount Lincoln   (8) Mount Orient   (9) Mount Pollux   (10) Pine Hill   (11) Poverty Mountain   (12) West Hill  

Swamp


(1) Hawley Swamp   (2) Larence Swamp  

Tower


(1) Wamh-fm Amherst   (2) Wfcr-fm Amherst   (3) Wmua-fm Amherst   (4) Wrnx-fm Amherst   (5) Wttt-am Amherst  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

01002 (pop. 36,794)


Cities Nearby Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Amherst Town, MA  (pop. 38,951) 0.6 Miles
North Amherst Cdp, MA  (pop. 6,332) 1.8 Miles
South Amherst Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,730) 2.8 Miles
Hadley Town, MA  (pop. 4,740) 3.2 Miles
Hatfield Cdp, MA  (pop. 1,523) 4.4 Miles
Pelham Town, MA  (pop. 1,343) 4.5 Miles
Hatfield Town, MA  (pop. 3,237) 5.3 Miles
Sunderland Town, MA  (pop. 3,779) 6.0 Miles
Shutesbury Town, MA  (pop. 1,935) 6.6 Miles
Leverett Town, MA  (pop. 1,914) 7.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts is 174.0 ft. (53.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.380392 N        Long: -72.519821 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 180   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 33   (0.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 43   (0.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 82   (1.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 218   (2.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 365   (4.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 576   (7.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 923   (11.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 635   (8.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,058   (13.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 528   (6.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 231   (2.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,419   (17.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,631   (20.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,219

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 334

In 3-person carpool : 35

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 25

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 317

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 13

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 96

Walked : 3,434

Other means : 21

Worked at home : 764


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 768

5 to 9 minutes : 2,065

10 to 14 minutes : 1,430

15 to 19 minutes : 902

20 to 24 minutes : 324

25 to 29 minutes : 215

30 to 34 minutes : 208

35 to 39 minutes : 92

40 to 44 minutes : 157

45 to 59 minutes : 75

60 to 89 minutes : 79

90 or more minutes : 179


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

With Social Security income : 709

No Social Security income : 2,190


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

With retirement income : 412

No retirement income : 2,487


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 92

$15,000 to $19,999 : 113

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 19

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 29

$40,000 to $44,999 : 56

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 56

$60,000 to $74,999 : 93

$75,000 to $99,999 : 193

$100,000 to $124,999 : 150

$125,000 to $149,999 : 81

$150,000 to $199,999 : 135

$200,000 or more : 157


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $87,885


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • WHMQ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5.0 kW; West Brookfield, MA; Owner: Success Signal Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Springfield, MA; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wspr Licensee, Llc)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Amherst, MA; Owner: 6 Johnson Road Licenses, Inc.)
  • WMAS (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; West Springfield, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 0.47 kW; West Springfield, MA; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wacm Licensee, Llc)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; 10.0 kW; Greenfield, MA; Owner: P. & M. Radio, Llc)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 2.5 kW; East Longmeadow, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50.0 kW; Montgomery, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WJOE (700 AM; 2.5 kW; Orange, MA; Owner: County Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5.0 kW; Chicopee, MA; Owner: Carter Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WVNE (760 AM; 8.6 kW; North Brookfield, MA; Owner: Blount Masscom, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • WRNX (100.9 FM; Granby, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Holyoke Community College)
  • WNEK-FM (105.1 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: Western New England College)
  • WVEI-FM (105.5 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Entercom Springfield License, Llc)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Richmond, NH; Owner: Franklin County Christian Ministries)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Amherst College)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Hampden, MA; Owner: Morgan Brook Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Stafford, CT; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors Church)
  • WSKB (89.5 FM; Montgomery, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Westfield State College)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; New Salem, MA; Owner: Athol Orange Community Television, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; New Salem, MA; Owner: Franklin County Christian Ministries)
  • WSCB (89.9 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: The President & Trustee Of Springfield College)
  • WTCC (90.7 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: Springfield Technical Community College)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; North Brookfield, MA; Owner: Galaxy Radio, Inc.)
  • WMUA (91.1 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Williamsburg, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors Church)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Petersham, MA; Owner: Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; West Brookfield, MA; Owner: Amfmtech Educational Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; West Brookfield, MA; Owner: Home Improvement Ministries)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Warren, MA; Owner: The Exec. Comm. Of Trts)
  • WMHC (91.5 FM; South Hadley, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Mount Holyoke College)
  • WNMH (91.5 FM; Northfield, MA; Owner: Northfield Mount Hermon School)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Deerfield Academy)
  • WAIC (91.9 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: American International College)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; Spencer, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WOZQ (91.9 FM; Northampton, MA; Owner: Trustees Of The Smith College)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Saga)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; West Springfield, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; Bernardston, MA; Owner: Saga)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WNYN-FM (99.9 FM; Royalston, MA; Owner: County Broadcasting Company, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Gormally Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,019  (51.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 733  (18.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 695  (17.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 110  (2.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,020  (42.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 978  (20.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,644  (34.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 32  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Rail Station(s)


    13 Railroad St.
    Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

(updated 2008)



There are 61 Farms In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Td Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $439.3m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1,328

The Northampton Co-operative Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $331.2k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 4

Greenfield Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $681.1k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Peoplesbank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 19

Florence Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

People's United Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $33.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 406

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  • Northampton Airport


    (about 5.9 miles in Northampton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA5)

  • Westover AFB


    (about 12.6 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)

  • Westover ARB Metropolitan


    (about 12.9 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)

  • Turners Falls


    (about 14.6 miles in Millers Falls, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA2)

  • Orange Municipal


    (about 17.6 miles in Orange, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JZB)

  • Barnes Municipal


    (about 18.2 miles in Montgomery, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Westfield Barnes Regional


    (about 18.3 miles in Westfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Gardner Municipal


    (about 28.2 miles in East Templeton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GDM)

  • Southbridge Municipal


    (about 31.5 miles in Sturbridge, Massachusetts; Airport Code: QSO)

  • Bradley International


    (about 31.7 miles in Windsor Locks, Connecticut; Airport Code: BDL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

37.09%

Carpooled

6.93%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

5.29%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.17%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.13%

Bicycle

2.00%

Walked

41.72%

Other Means

0.84%

Worked At Home

5.84%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 896

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 41

Female householder, no husband present : 319

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,032

Householder not living alone : 611


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 36

Female householder and female partner : 49

Female householder and male partner : 52

All other households : 2,762


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 648

Renter-occupied housing units : 248

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 88

Renter-occupied housing units : 231

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 228

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,415


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 365

$10,000 to $14,999 : 215

$15,000 to $19,999 : 303

$20,000 to $24,999 : 191

$25,000 to $29,999 : 175

$30,000 to $34,999 : 171

$35,000 to $39,999 : 136

$40,000 to $44,999 : 96

$45,000 to $49,999 : 75

$50,000 to $59,999 : 91

$60,000 to $74,999 : 217

$75,000 to $99,999 : 237

$100,000 to $124,999 : 185

$125,000 to $149,999 : 138

$150,000 to $199,999 : 135

$200,000 or more : 169


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Total : 3,132


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 2,899

Vacant : 233


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 28

Built 2000 to 2004 : 125

Built 1990 to 1999 : 193

Built 1980 to 1989 : 271

Built 1970 to 1979 : 365

Built 1960 to 1969 : 526

Built 1950 to 1959 : 172

Built 1940 to 1949 : 160

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,292


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 957

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 244

Electricity : 455

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,128

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 60

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 55

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 29

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 58

$175,000 to $199,999 : 65

$200,000 to $249,999 : 87

$250,000 to $299,999 : 64

$300,000 to $399,999 : 430

$400,000 to $499,999 : 146

$500,000 to $749,999 : 49

$750,000 to $999,999 : 31

$1,000,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 69

Home equity loan only : 122

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 452

Housing units without a mortgage : 349


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $195,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $402,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $293,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $29,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $347,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $331,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $247,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $377,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts: 38.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 0.97%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 98.14%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.89%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 28 28 $5,855,954
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 28 $5,855,954
2000        
  Single Family 36 36 $6,575,258
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 12 $467,000
  Total

37 48 $7,042,258
2001        
  Single Family 42 42 $7,943,529
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $7,943,529
2002        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,490,029
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,490,029
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $510,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $510,000
2004        
  Single Family 36 36 $10,027,912
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

36 36 $10,027,912
2005        
  Single Family 42 42 $9,960,475
  Two Family 1 2 $400,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 39 $2,400,000
  Total

44 83 $12,760,475
2006        
  Single Family 26 26 $5,637,362
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 44 $2,642,000
  Total

28 70 $8,279,362


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Amherst Center Cdp, MA): $35,754
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Amherst Center Cdp): $174,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Amherst Center Cdp): $654
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 24.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.9%
Electricity: 23.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 46.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Vna & Hospice Of Cooley Dickinson


     Address: 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Servicenet Homecare


     Address: 216 North King Street, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/20/1999

Providence Homecare


     Address: 1236 Main Street Suite 101, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/18/1996

Holyoke Visiting Nurse Assoc


     Address: 113 Hampden Street, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Excel Home Care Services Inc


     Address: 185 West Avenue, Suite 103, Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/17/2007

Hospitals Close To Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

"cooley Dickinson Hospital Inc,the"


     Address: 30 Locust Street, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Holyoke Medical Center


     Address: 575 Beech Street, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Baystate Franklin Medical Center


     Address: 164 High Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital


     Address: 85 South Street, Ware, Massachusetts 01082
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Wing Memorial Hospital And Medical Center


     Address: 40 Wright Street, Palmer, Massachusetts 01069
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Center For Extended Care At Amherst


     Address: 150 University Drive, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 127
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Sunbridge Care & Rehab-hadley


     Address: 20 North Maple Street, Hadley, Massachusetts 01035
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 152
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Cozy Corner Nursing Home, Inc


     Address: 61 Old Amherst Road, P O Box 405, Sunderland, Massachusetts 01375
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Calvin Coolidge Nuring & Rehab Ctr - Northampt


     Address: 548 Elm Street, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 114
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Northampton Rehabilitation And Nursing Center


     Address: 737 Bridge Road, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 140
     Percent Occupied: 84%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 26 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 1,890
    Disabled Workers: 315
    Widowers Workers: 255
    Spouses Workers: 195
    Children Workers: 250


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts


Charges


Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $273,000
Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $65,000
Parks & Recreation: $255,000
Sewerage: $2,887,000
Solid Waste Management: $388,000
All Other: $3,579,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $2,810,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Education: $4,000
Housing & Community Development: $100,000
All Other: $511,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $6,521,000
General Support: $9,149,000
Highways: $821,000
Public Welfare: $44,000
All Other: $817,000
Water Utilities: $274,000


Current Operations


Elementary & Secondary Education: $20,624,000
Financial Administration: $779,000
Fire Protection: $3,214,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $141,000
Central Staff Services: $497,000
General Public Buildings: $407,000
Health Services - Other: $295,000
Regular Highways: $2,106,000
Housing & Community Development: $162,000
Libraries: $1,462,000
Natural Resources - Other: $212,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,262,000
Police Protection: $3,924,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $807,000
Welfare - Other: $165,000
Sewerage: $2,071,000
Solid Waste Management: $444,000
General - Other: $8,095,000
Water Utilities: $1,980,000


Construction


Parks & Recreation: $36,000
General: $1,714,000


Other Capital Outlay


Elementary And Secondary Education: $113,000
General Public Building: $39,000
Parks & Recreation: $6,000
Sewerage: $254,000
Solid Waste Management: $80,000
Water Utilities: $562,000


General


Interest On Debt: $476,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $185,000


Intergovernmental To State


Elementary And Secondary Education: $399,000
General: $57,000
Transit Utilities: $781,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $218,000
Health: $6,000


Tax


Property: $31,940,000
Other Selective Sales: $105,000
Other License: $1,043,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $607,000
Interest Earnings: $541,000
Fines & Forfeits: $168,000
Donations From Private Sources: $78,000
General Revenue, Nec: $397,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $2,749,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $13,652,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $27,837,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $546,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,829,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $13,274,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,557,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $5,505,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $1,683,000


(updated 2006)



Hampshire County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 69.44%
  • Bush & Cheney 28.64%
  • Other 1.92%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Hampshire County, MA

8.03 % of Hampshire County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,450

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.74 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $5,700

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Hampshire County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hampden County , MA 2.32 % ($38,198 AGI )
  • Franklin County , MA 0.74 % ($32,244 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MA 0.46 % ($36,102 AGI )

Relocation away from Hampshire County, MA

8.33 % of Hampshire County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $38,073

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.16 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $18,194

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Hampshire County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Hampden County , MA 2.33 % ($35,301 AGI )
  • Franklin County , MA 0.88 % ($34,745 AGI )
  • Middlesex County , MA 0.44 % ($31,736 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
04/16/2007, 10:17 am 0 0 $250K --
07/18/2005, 02:18 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/02/2006, 03:18 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/29/2006, 05:18 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/02/2006, 05:10 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/14/2005, 02:55 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/01/2005, 05:04 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/27/2005, 03:25 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/09/2004, 06:38 pm 1 0 $5K --
05/15/2004, 04:54 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/21/2003, 08:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/23/2002, 01:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/05/2002, 08:50 pm 0 0 $2K --
01/01/1905, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Amherst Center Cdp, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 8 17 16 10 17 15 14 13 17 20 19 26 23
    per 100,000 23 48 46 29 50 44 41 36 46 56 50 68 59
Robbery 14 9 16 5 4 14 5 9 5 2 4 4 3
    per 100,000 40 25 46 15 12 41 15 25 14 6 11 10 8
Assault 62 70 79 40 54 41 62 64 49 59 59 49 44
    per 100,000 177 198 229 116 158 120 183 177 133 164 155 129 112
Burglary 139 221 187 197 176 171 194 211 242 274 179 92 76
    per 100,000 397 626 543 571 515 499 572 584 657 761 470 241 194
Larceny Theft 346 311 151 160 168 158 163 235 264 257 187 242 274
    per 100,000 987 881 438 464 492 461 481 651 717 714 491 635 700
Vehicle Theft 43 35 50 36 25 34 34 24 26 29 18 9 17
    per 100,000 123 99 145 104 73 99 100 66 71 81 47 24 43
Arson 0 0 5 4 7 1 3 2 1 1 0 2 5
    per 100,000 0 0 15 12 20 3 9 6 3 3 0 5 13
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
21 24 28 14 19 18 20 22 18 20 21 20 18
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
132 142 98 99 94 91 99 118 133 140 96 86 93
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
77 83 63 57 56 54 59 70 76 80 58 53 55


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



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