Amherst Center, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,236 housing units in Amherst Center.

Of those housing units, 3,236 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Amherst Center is about 36.9%. Amherst Center's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.7%. Average household size is 2.19 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Amherst Center were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.60%
One Bedroom22.80%
Two Bedrooms22.50%
Three Bedrooms26.50%
Four Bedrooms16.10%
Five Bedrooms or more5.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1944
Median Value of occupied units$170,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$275,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$230

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.80%
Home Equity Loan8.70%
Simple Mortgage50.50%
Debt Free38%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.3%