Amherst Center, Massachusetts is situated in Hampshire county, and includes a populace of 20409, and is part of the greater metro area. The median age is 20.4, with 1.9% regarding the community under ten years old, 40.7% are between 10-19 many years of age, 40.9% of residents in their 20’s, 3% in their 30's, 2.4% in their 40’s, 3.6% in their 50’s, 3.1% in their 60’s, 2% in their 70’s, and 2.4% age 80 or older. 47.6% of residents are men, 52.4% female. 8.9% of inhabitants are reported as married married, with 3.2% divorced and 86.3% never wedded. The % of women and men recognized as widowed is 1.7%.
The labor force participation rate in Amherst Center is 48%, with an unemployment rate of 12.2%. For all those within the labor force, the average commute time is 15.4 minutes. 38.6% of Amherst Center’s populace have a graduate diploma, and 24.3% have earned a bachelors degree. For those without a college degree, 16.4% attended some college, 14.4% have a high school diploma, and just 6.3% have received an education significantly less than twelfth grade. 3.2% are not covered by health insurance.
The typical family size in Amherst Center, MA is 2.81 family members members, with 36.7% being the owner of their own homes. The average home appraisal is $351921. For those people paying rent, they pay on average $1297 per month. 51.6% of households have two incomes, and an average domestic income of $45098. Average income is $5711. 31.3% of residents live at or below the poverty line, and 6.2% are handicapped. 1.4% of residents are former members of the US military.