Amherst Center, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 19,065. Population change since 2000: +11.8%
Males: 8,582  (45.0%)
Females: 10,483  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  20.7 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01002, 01003.

Amherst Center Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,783 (it was $35,754 in 2000)
Amherst Center:

$45,783
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,437 (it was $13,791 in 2000)

Amherst Center CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $339,140 (it was $174,100 in 2000)
Amherst Center:

$339,140
MA:

$327,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,162.

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  • Races in Amherst Center, MA (2013)

    Amherst Center races chart
    • 14,72977.7%White alone
    • 1,7289.1%Asian alone
    • 1,0945.8%Hispanic
    • 1,0725.7%Black alone
    • 3341.8%Two or more races
    • 870.5%Other race alone
    • 50.03%American Indian alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Amherst Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amherst Center: 114.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.9%), Italian (9.7%), English (7.8%), German (7.7%), Polish (5.1%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.89 square miles.

Population density: 3,896 people per square mile   (average).

Amherst Center,MA real estate house value index trend

Amherst Center, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Amherst Center:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 46.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amherst Center CDP:

  • Never married: 84.3%
  • Now married: 11.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 2.0%

1,933 residents are foreign born (5.5% Asia, 3.3% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

This place:

10.2%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,462 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,957 (1.7%)

Amherst Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (15.0 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (73.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (127.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Amherst, MA (0.8 miles ), North Amherst, MA (1.3 miles ), South Amherst, MA (1.7 miles ), Hadley, MA (1.8 miles ), Hatfield, MA (2.1 miles ), Pelham, MA (2.1 miles ), Sunderland, MA (2.4 miles ), Shutesbury, MA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 72.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,829 (+41.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,665 (52.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Amherst Center household income distribution Amherst Center home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (4%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Amherst Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Amherst Center, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amherst Center, Massachusetts average temperatures Amherst Center, Massachusetts average precipitation Amherst Center, Massachusetts humidity Amherst Center, Massachusetts wind speed Amherst Center, Massachusetts snowfall Amherst Center, Massachusetts sunshine Amherst Center, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Amherst Center-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Amherst Center place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 24.6 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amherst Center-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from Amherst Center center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.4 miles away from Amherst Center center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 254.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampshire County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amherst Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amherst Center:

  • CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE AT AMHERST (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; AMHERST, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF THE FISHER HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; AMHERST, MA)
  • HADLEY AT ELAINE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HADLEY, MA)
  • COZY CORNER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SUNDERLAND, MA)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF COOLEY DICKINSON (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NORTHAMPTON, MA)
  • SERVICENET HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NORTHAMPTON, MA)
  • VNA OF HAMPSHIRE COUNTY, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NORTHAMPTON, MA)

Amtrak stations near Amherst Center:

  • 1 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amherst Center:

  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 1 miles; Amherst, MA; Full-time enrollment: 26,583)
  • Smith College (about 8 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 9 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 15 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Western New England University (about 19 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • American International College (about 19 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 20 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)

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Notable locations in Amherst Center: Amherst Shoppers Park (A), Amherst Golf Course (B), Pratt Pool (C), Hitchcock House (D), Holdsworth Hall (E), Humphries House (F), James Hall (G), Jenkins Hall (H), Jones Library (I), Keefe Campus Center (J), Keefe Health Center (K), Kirby Theater (L), Knowles Hall (M), LeFrak Gymnasium (N), Leland House (O), Lerdle Graduate Research Center (P), Life Sciences Building (Q), Lincoln Campus Center (R), Lord Jeffery Inn (S), Machmer Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amherst Center include: Old Chapel (A), Johnson Chapel (B), Hope Community Church (C), Hampshire Hispanic Ministry Church (D), Grace Episcopal Church (E), Goodwin African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (F), First Congregational Church (G), First Baptist Church of Amherst (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wildwood Cemetery (1), West Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Campus Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Amherst Center include: Amherst Common (1), Groff Park (2), Fraternity Park (3), War Memorial (4), Pratt Field (5), Memorial Field (6), Hitchcock Field (7), East Village Historic District (8), Derby Track (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hampshire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.0. This is about average.

City:

83.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.838. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.838
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.1%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.4% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.0% for other race residents, 38.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  38.9%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Amherst Center in 2010:

  • 11,903 people in college/university student housing
  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Amherst Center in 2000:

  • 10,235 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 125 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Amherst Center travel time to work - commute Amherst Center mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amherst Center CDP (based on Hampshire County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,64322
Mainline Protestant8,45445
Other4,72227
Evangelical Protestant3,12822
Black Protestant291
None91,104-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Hampshire County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Hampshire County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Hampshire County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Here:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampshire County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Amherst Center:

51.8%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Amherst Center:

54.7%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Amherst Center:

18.0%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Amherst Center:

12.5%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Amherst Center:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Amherst Center:

23.1%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Amherst Center:

63.5%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.4%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amherst Center, MA Residents

6.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampden County, MA  2.03% ($38,874 average AGI)
from Franklin County, MA  0.75% ($37,079)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($39,326)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampden County, MA  2.00% ($38,844 average AGI)
to Franklin County, MA  0.85% ($33,774)
to Worcester County, MA  0.43% ($34,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amherst Center:

  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amherst Center:

  • WMUA (91.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUATEES OF DEERFIELD ACADEMY)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Amherst Center:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CT13XC253, 98 Observatory Way (Lat: 42.393889 Lon: -72.521639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQPU569
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/17/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$282,553101$210,58419$88,2111$175,00029$248,309
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$241,5004$226,2500$00$01$188,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$331,00019$185,5795$170,8000$09$198,222
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$181,27311$196,6361$20,0000$03$205,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$154,5840$00$01$196,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8204.00 , 8205.00, 8206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$307,3332$231,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$259,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8204.00 , 8205.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Amherst Center compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Amherst Center on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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