South Amherst, Massachusetts 

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Population

5,411

+9.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$56,250

Median Home Price

$304,400

Best Places to Live in South Amherst, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in South Amherst, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Nearby mountains
Museums
Cost of living
Cons
Economy
Entertainment
Violent crime
 $379,000 
551 West St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1746 SqFt
 $1,700,000 
6 Evening Star Dr
Bed 7 | Bath 9 | 5323 SqFt
 $1,190,000 
910 S East St
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 6000 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, once a major center of industrial innovation, is the state’s third-largest city and a regional health, retail and financial center. Locals are credited with development of the Springfield Rifle, the 1895 Duryea motorcar, and basketball (thanks to Dr. James Naismith, in 1891. Some credit the motorcycle to area inventors and the early Indian Manufacturing Company. At one time that area was a significant manufacturing center, but most has left the area (including most recently a forge that made Craftsman tools).


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City: South Amherst
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Amherst is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Amherst jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Amherst's cost of living is 7.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare South Amherst's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in South Amherst, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Hampshire county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
South Amherst's population is 5,411 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Amherst is $304,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
South Amherst public schools spend $20,548 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.6 students per teacher in South Amherst. More Education



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Reviews for South Amherst   1 Reviews
RC - 6/4/2006
Great place to be if you have a steady job and are married with children. If my wife and I had children we would most likely stay. We are moving to build a career and... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN SOUTH AMHERST
$379,000
551 West St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,700,000
6 Evening Star Dr
Bed 7 | Bath 9

$1,190,000
910 S East St
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$1,190,000
910 S East St
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$379,000
N/A
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$335,000
20 Glendale Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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