North Amherst, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,888 housing units in North Amherst. This represents a 0.9% growth from 1,871 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,883 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 5 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in North Amherst is about 28.2%. North Amherst's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.5%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in North Amherst were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom29.10%
Two Bedrooms26.20%
Three Bedrooms25.70%
Four Bedrooms13.30%
Five Bedrooms or more4.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.91
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$189,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$575

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.30%
Second Mortgage6.80%
Home Equity Loan8.90%
Simple Mortgage51%
Debt Free32.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%