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01002 Zip Code (Amherst Center, MA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Amherst Center, MA (7.66%), South Amherst, MA (7.49%), North Amherst, MA (3.59%)
Counties: Hampshire County, MA (94.50%), Franklin County, MA (5.50%)
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 30,399
Zip code population in 2010: 29,049
Zip code population in 2000: 36,794

Houses and condos: 10,627
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,214
% of renters here:

54%
State:

38%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 01002: 114.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 55.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 552 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 01002
Zip code 01002 (Amherst Center, Massachusetts) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.7% ($6,583)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,445)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $6,707 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $6,436 (1.8%)

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Males: 14,748  (48.5%)
Females: 15,650  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 01002:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 43.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 01002:

  • Never married: 61.4%
  • Now married: 28.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

Zip code 01002 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 01002

  • Zip code 01002 races chart
    • 21,439White population
    • 1,296Black population
    • 38American Indian population
    • 2,948Asian population
    • 10Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 101Some other race population
    • 934Two or more races population
    • 2,283Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 27,868
Rural population: 2,530

Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $381,808
01002:

$381,808
Massachusetts:

$366,900



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 01002 zip code as of July 17, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 01002 is 10,133 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

23.3 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 01002, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $77,468 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$77,468
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $55,747 (reported on 80.7% of returns)
Here:

$55,747
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.3% for AGIs below $25k, 72.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 42.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,915 (reported on 52.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,915
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,191 (reported on 35.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,191
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,420 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

+$12,420
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$25,670 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$25,670
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,063 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
01002:

$17,063
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $25,400 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
01002:

$25,400
Massachusetts:

$20,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $26,667 (19% of AGI, reported on 42.5% of returns)
Here:

$26,667
State:

$28,907

Here:

18.6% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.4% for AGIs below $25k, 12.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,116 (reported on 36.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,116
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $13,479 (reported on 42.3% of returns)
01002:

$13,479
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,676 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,676
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.1%
Here:

50%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 37.6% for AGIs below $25k, 48.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 77.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 01002, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $55,360 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,360
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $44,087 (reported on 82.0% of returns)
Here:

$44,087
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 116.6% for AGIs below $10k, 79.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,944 (reported on 55.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,944
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,402 (reported on 37.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,402
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,279 (reported on 31.1% of returns)
Here:

+$13,279
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$17,241 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

+$17,241
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $10k, 6.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,405 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here +$1,405
State -$2,642

IRA payment deduction: $3,160 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
01002:

$3,160
Massachusetts:

$3,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,755 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
Here:

$13,755
Massachusetts:

$14,516
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,583 (20% of AGI, reported on 42.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,583
State:

$22,573

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.9% for AGIs below $10k, 15.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 15.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,667 (3% of AGI, reported on 35.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,667
State:

$3,295

Here:

3.2% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $10,029 (reported on 77.4% of returns)
01002:

$10,029
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,365 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,365
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.8%
Here:

51%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 39.5% for AGIs below $10k, 42.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 53.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$50,953
Massachusetts:

$75,297
Amherst Center, MA (01002) map Nearest zip codes: 01003, 01072, 01007, 01054, 01035, 01033.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

33.2%
Massachusetts:

46.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

6.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 714
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,967


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 149 (113 now married, 37 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 9,992 (1,526 now married, 8,581 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 01002 with a mortgage: 2,583 (37 second mortgage, 549 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,902

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,138
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $889

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

31.4%
Whole state:

10.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

11.0%
Whole state:

5.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 01002: Atkins Farms (A), Buczala Farm (B), Small Ones Farm (C), Amherst Shoppers Park (D), Amherst Field Office and Research Park (E), Amherst Golf Course (F), Cherry Hill Cross Country Ski Center (G), Cherry Hill Golf Course (H), Hickory RIdge Country Club (I), Pratt Pool (J), Hitchcock House (K), Humphries House (L), James Hall (M), Jenkins Hall (N), Jones Library (O), Keefe Campus Center (P), Keefe Health Center (Q), Kirby Theater (R), LeFrak Gymnasium (S), Lebron-Wiggins-Pran Cultural Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 01002 include: North Congregational Church (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: Valley Cemetery (1), Wildwood Cemetery (2), West Cemetery (3), North Amherst Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Ash Pond (A), Atkins Reservoir (B), Baker Reservoir (C), Hawley Reservoir (D), Hill Reservoir (E), Factory Hollow Pond (F), Larence Swamp (G), Hawley Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gulf Brook (A), Hop Brook (B), Cushman Brook (C), Plum Brook (D), Adams Brook (E), Amethyst Brook (F), Atherton Brook (G), Briggs Brook (H), Buffam Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 01002 include: Amherst Common (1), Groff Park (2), Fraternity Park (3), Amethyst Conservation Area (4), War Memorial (5), Pratt Field (6), Pelham Town Hall Historic District (7), Memorial Field (8), Hitchcock Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 137Built 2010 to 2013
  • 462Built 2000 to 2009
  • 1,255Built 1990 to 1999
  • 1,566Built 1980 to 1989
  • 2,066Built 1970 to 1979
  • 1,370Built 1960 to 1969
  • 856Built 1950 to 1959
  • 275Built 1940 to 1949
  • 2,497Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 01002 population

Zip code 01002 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amherst Center, MA (01002)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 7582 bedrooms
  • 1,6393 bedrooms
  • 1,5774 bedrooms
  • 4175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 01002 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amherst Center, MA (01002)

  • 176no bedroom
  • 1,2671 bedroom
  • 2,1222 bedrooms
  • 9743 bedrooms
  • 6524 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 01002 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Amherst Center, MA (01002) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 127no vehicle
  • 1,2251 vehicle
  • 2,2912 vehicles
  • 5233 vehicles
  • 2044 vehicles
  • 875+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 01002 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Amherst Center, MA (01002) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 928no vehicle
  • 2,1701 vehicle
  • 1,0102 vehicles
  • 7743 vehicles
  • 3324 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 01002 population

  • Zip code 01002 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 01002 household income distribution in 2016
  • 1,198Less than $10,000
  • 574$10,000 to $14,999
  • 514$15,000 to $19,999
  • 386$20,000 to $24,999
  • 417$25,000 to $29,999
  • 588$30,000 to $34,999
  • 409$35,000 to $39,999
  • 259$40,000 to $44,999
  • 351$45,000 to $49,999
  • 467$50,000 to $59,999
  • 638$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,055$75,000 to $99,999
  • 692$100,000 to $124,999
  • 567$125,000 to $149,999
  • 709$150,000 to $199,999
  • 822$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 01002

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 01002
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 22$125,000 to $149,999
  • 109$150,000 to $174,999
  • 136$175,000 to $199,999
  • 382$200,000 to $249,999
  • 913$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,490$300,000 to $399,999
  • 872$400,000 to $499,999
  • 640$500,000 to $749,999
  • 175$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 3$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 01002

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 01002
  • 20Less than $100
  • 64$100 to $149
  • 36$150 to $199
  • 84$200 to $249
  • 57$250 to $299
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 71$400 to $449
  • 29$450 to $499
  • 116$500 to $549
  • 75$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 164$650 to $699
  • 70$700 to $749
  • 185$750 to $799
  • 248$800 to $899
  • 735$900 to $999
  • 1,118$1,000 to $1,249
  • 659$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,048$1,500 to $1,999
  • 454$2,000 to $2,499
  • 17$2,500 to $2,999
  • 16$3,000 to $3,499
  • 10$3,500 or more
  • 138No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,247.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $550,566.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $392,557
  • Black or African American householders: $320,753
  • Asian householders: $326,342
  • Some other race householders: $245,724
  • Two or more races householders: $296,460
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $262,278

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $381,808
01002:

$381,808
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $298,982 - $490,330

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $422,206
Here:

$422,206
State:

$451,214

Townhouses or other attached units: $350,425
Here:

$350,425
State:

$418,838

In 2-unit structures: $451,294
Here:

$451,294
State:

$444,053

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $378,892
Here:

$378,892
State:

$427,048

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $357,336
Here:

$357,336
State:

$429,965

Mobile homes: $30,626
Here:

$30,626
State:

$84,552

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,821
  • One, attached: 563
  • Two: 1,071
  • 3 or 4: 589
  • 5 to 9: 1,089
  • 10 to 19: 1,318
  • 20 to 49: 643
  • 50 or more: 506
  • Mobile homes: 15

Unemployment: 6.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01002

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01002
  • 58.9%8,907Drove a car alone
  • 6.6%1,000Carpooled
  • 8.3%1,262Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%26Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%17Railroad
  • 0.1%22Taxi
  • 0.2%27Motorcycle
  • 2.8%424Bicycle
  • 12.9%1,952Walked
  • 0.7%99Other means
  • 9.1%1,374Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01002

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01002
  • 490Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,3465 to 9 minutes
  • 3,59710 to 14 minutes
  • 2,38015 to 19 minutes
  • 1,38420 to 24 minutes
  • 55525 to 29 minutes
  • 87530 to 34 minutes
  • 21535 to 39 minutes
  • 49740 to 44 minutes
  • 74245 to 59 minutes
  • 33560 to 89 minutes
  • 26990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 82.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,076
  • In family households: 14,176 (2,405 male householders, 2,230 female householders)
    3,433 spouses, 4,860 children (4,558 natural, 223 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 68 grandchildren, 149 brothers or sisters, 153 parents, 176 other relatives, 552 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,032 (2,507 male householders (1,163 living alone)), 2,547 female householders (1,562 living alone)), 6,091 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,260 (29 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,148 2-persons, 941 3-persons, 1,064 4-persons, 337 5-persons, 67 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,725 1-person, 880 2-persons, 515 3-persons, 850 4-persons, 104 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons

2,411 married couples with children.
1,066 single-parent households (173 men, 893 women).

82.2% of residents of 01002 zip code speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 13% well, 16% not well, 1% not at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% very well, 11% well, 1% not at all).
8.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% very well, 34% well, 5% not well, 2% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (81% very well, 15% well, 4% not at all).

Foreign born population: 5,079 (16.7%)
(31.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

16.7%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 8%Bangladesh
  • 7%Japan
  • 5%Grenada
  • 5%Costa Rica
  • 4%Ethiopia
  • 3%France
  • 3%Bolivia

Most common first ancestries reported in 01002 (%)

  • 10%Irish
  • 7%Italian
  • 5%English
  • 3%German
  • 3%Polish
  • 3%Eastern European
  • 3%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,7832010 or later
  • 1,4842000 to 2009
  • 1,1251990 to 1999
  • 849Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 01002 population

Zip code 01002 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BARNEYS ENTERPRISES INC (40 BELCHERTOWN ROAD in AMHERST, MA)
    STATE MASTER (MA-EPICS) - RCRAINFO-MAD985279330, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MAXWELL SCOON (CONTACT/OWNER) , SUN OIL COMPANY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CONTACT/OWNER) , A R SANDRI INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BARNEYS SUNOCO, BARNEY'S SUNOCO SERVICE STATION, BELCHERTOWN ROAD SUNOCO, SUNOCO SERVICE STA
  • AMHERST COLLEGE (151 COLLEGE ST ROUTE 9 in AMHERST, MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2003-9017, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2003-9017, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
    Organizations: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MARKS MEADOW LABORATORY (813 NO. PLEASANT STREET in AMHERST, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-008030
    Organizations: AMHERST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BIOSHELTERS, INC (500 SUNDERLAND ROAD in AMHERST, MA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ANIMAL AQUACULTURE
    Organizations: BIOSHELTERS, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • NATL HEATING CO INC (60 SHUMWAY ST in AMHERST, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: NATIONAL HEATING CO INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • LANE JOHN S & SON INC PLT 5 (RTE 116 in AMHERST, MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE
    Organizations: JOHN S LANE & SON INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: JOHN S LANE & SONS I
  • AMHERST FORT RIVER (SOUTH EAST ST in AMHERST, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • AMHERST LANDFILL RECYCLING CENTER (730 BELCHERTOWN RD in AMHERST, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Alternative names: AMHERST PUBLIC WORKS
  • AMHERST SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (SOUTH EAST ST in AMHERST, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • BOYDEN & PERRON GARAGE INC (41 SOUTH WHITNEY ST in AMHERST, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
  • AMHERST (BOLTWOOD AVENUE in AMHERST, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL GOVERNMENT
  • AMHERST DPW (586 SOUTH PLEASANT ST in AMHERST, MA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: TOWN OF AMHERST (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMHERST DPW WATER DIVISION, AMHERST PUBLIC WORKS DEPT
  • AMHERST LANDFILL - NEW (740 BELCHERTOWN RD in AMHERST, MA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: TOWN OF AMHERST (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMHERST TOWN OF

Zip code 01002 marital status for males
Zip code 01002 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 30%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29%Electricity
  • 28%Utility gas
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Wood
  • 1%No fuel used
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 36,963. Population change in the 1990s: -169 (-0.5%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,020
  • Northeast: 6,686
  • Midwest: 1,597
  • South: 1,909
  • West: 1,622

36% of the 01002 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

82% of the 01002 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 274
Here:

15.7%
Massachusetts:

9.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

10.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,433
Here:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 90,450Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 82,097Legal occupations
  • 64,547Management occupations
  • 63,030Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 58,189Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 56,640Architecture and engineering occupations
Note: State values scaled to 01002 population

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (AMHERST, MA):

  • CHILIAD PUBLISHING INCORPORATE (44 BELCHERTOWN ROAD; small business) : $12,439,347 in 55 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Automated Information System Design and Integration Services, Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.), ADP Software, Other Defense -- Operational Systems Development (R&D), and more by Navy, Air Force, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $153,592; 2003: $895,379; 2004: $3,343,152; 2005: $4,351,280; 2006: $3,695,944.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,000,000 with Navy for Automated Information System Design and Integration Services. Taking place in SC. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $746,353, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-15. Completion date: 2006-10-06.
    $700,000 with Navy for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Taking place in DC. Signed on 2005-06-21. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $581,275 with Navy for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2003-11-20. Completion date: 2004-03-22.
  • AMHERST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES (308 E PLEASANT ST; small business) : $8,951,248 in 55 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,136,000; 2001: $1,142,000; 2002: $1,438,798; 2003: $2,702,722; 2004: $291,618; 2005: $1,268,038; 2006: $688,072.

    Biggest contracts:
    $290,232 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $290,232, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
    $288,399, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $288,399, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-15. Completion date: 2003-03-15.
  • PROSENSING, INC (107 SUNDERLAND ROAD; small business) : $6,934,610 in 79 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Underwater Sound Equipment, Physical Sciences -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), and more by Navy, Army, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, NASA, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,733,498; 2001: $346,000; 2002: $1,174,191; 2003: $1,224,228; 2004: $1,318,057; 2005: $595,006; 2006: $501,630.

    Biggest contracts:
    $523,546 with Navy for Underwater Sound Equipment. Taking place in ME. Signed on 2000-05-04. Completion date: 2001-07-04.
    $375,000 with Army for Physical Sciences -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-02-16. Completion date: 2006-06-01.
    $373,232 with Army for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2000-01-05. Completion date: 2000-12-30.
    $300,000 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-08-14. Effective on 2006-08-15. Completion date: 2008-08-15.
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS (UNIVERSITY OF MASS) : $2,027,330 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $1,269,000 with National Institutes of Health for Biomedical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2002-08-15. Completion date: 2005-09-15.
    $758,330, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-15. Completion date: 2005-09-15.
  • UNIV MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST (UNIVERSITY OF MASS) : $1,090,033 in 11 contracts from 1999 to 2004
    Contracts for Aeronautics and Space Technology -- Basic Research (R&D), Aeronautics and Space Technology -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D) by NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $187,000; 2001: $339,000; 2002: $244,000; 2003: $263,900; 2004: $41,133; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $298,000 with NASA for Aeronautics and Space Technology -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2001-06-15. Completion date: 2004-06-15.
    $263,900, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-15. Completion date: 2004-04-15.
    $244,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-04-15. Completion date: 2004-06-15.
    $118,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-04-15. Completion date: 2000-08-15.
  • APPLIED EPIDEMIOLOGY, INC (479 WEST STREET, SUITE 20; small business) : $664,051 in 7 contracts from 2001 to 2004
    Contracts for Health Services -- Basic Research (R&D), Technical Assistance, Laboratory Equipment and Supplies by Air Force, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $444,604; 2002: $63,000; 2003: $146,447; 2004: $10,000; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $367,655 with Air Force for Health Services -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2001-07-26. Completion date: 2002-03-26.
    $86,677 with Army for Technical Assistance. Signed on 2003-01-30. Completion date: 2004-02-02.
    $76,949 with Army for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 2001-02-28. Completion date: 2002-02-28.
    $59,770 with Army for Technical Assistance. Signed on 2003-02-20. Completion date: 2004-02-23.
  • BBTECH CORPORATION (479 WEST ST STE 60; small business) : $451,256 in 5 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D), Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $149,529; 2006: $301,727.

    Biggest contracts:
    $149,529 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-05-09. Completion date: 2006-03-15.
    $148,823 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-02-24. Completion date: 2006-12-29.
    $60,000 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2006-06-08. Completion date: 2006-12-15.
    $52,904 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-03-21. Completion date: 2007-01-31.
  • POLYMER LABORATORIES, INC (160 OLD FARM ROAD; small business) : $346,177 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Electrical and Electronic Properties Measuring and Testing Instruments, Laboratory Equipment and Supplies by Navy, Agricultural Research Service (disused code), Food and Drug Administration, Agricultural Research Service, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $61,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $20,480; 2005: $264,697; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $243,390 with Navy for Electrical and Electronic Properties Measuring and Testing Instruments. Signed on 2005-09-29. Completion date: 2006-01-02.
    $61,000 with Agricultural Research Service (disused code) for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2002-10-15.
    $15,950 with Food and Drug Administration for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 2005-09-20. Completion date: 2005-10-20.
    $15,135 with Agricultural Research Service for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 2004-04-22. Completion date: 2004-05-21.
  • WAGNER WOOD (305 N EAST ST; small business)
    $186,796 with Air Force for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2005-12-30.
  • AERIAL VISION INC (108 WILDFLOWER DRIVE; small business) : $99,875 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $69,957 with Navy for Defense Missile and Space Systems -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-03-10. Completion date: 2004-09-09.
    $29,918, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-01. Completion date: 2004-09-09.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 7)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 6, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (50-99: 2, 20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 11)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Beauty Salons (20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 8)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 4,599 people in college/university student housing
  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 114 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 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
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 12,252 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$233,056211$239,000781$219,286110$79,7573$214,937101$200,693
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$173,9658$194,24338$230,95512$115,3942$124,9855$179,586
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$175,37132$224,471122$237,05111$81,8170$023$161,035
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$127,51027$167,45667$246,0869$158,6300$05$147,398
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$195,98044$239,6852$199,9800$05$207,584
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$285,68316$322,402
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$237,23818$314,951
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$202,9802$354,965
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$219,9800$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 01002 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11083.7 years
John10175.9 years
William7879.6 years
Helen7183.1 years
Robert6274.8 years
George5479.1 years
Ruth5186.5 years
Charles5079.5 years
Joseph4877.2 years
Anna4685.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 01002 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3283.7 years
Brown2079.0 years
Sullivan2077.0 years
White1982.2 years
Johnson1875.0 years
Jones1872.0 years
Allen1782.3 years
Thompson1784.8 years
Mitchell1773.8 years
Rogers1481.1 years
Businesses in zip code 01002
NameCountNameCount
CVS2Starbucks1
Circle K1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts2True Value1
FedEx5UPS8
Goodwill3Walgreens1
Quiznos1
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