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Cost of Living in Amherst, MA

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in Amherst, MA?

Amherst, MA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $1.8K $1.5K $1.7K $2.1K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $4.9K $4.5K $4.8K $5.3K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $2.8K $2K $1.7K $2.4K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $6.5K $5.1K $4.1K $5.6K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to Amherst during rush hour?

North Amherst 12 minutes
Granby 16 minutes
Belchertown 17 minutes
Northampton 23 minutes
Holyoke 26 minutes
Hatfield 28 minutes
Ware 30 minutes
Chicopee 33 minutes
Springfield 35 minutes
Wilbraham 40 minutes

What’s the crime rate in Amherst, MA?

Amherst, MA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.177027 0.657446 0.264961 0.464465 0.364835

Other cities with five lowest crime rates within Hampshire County

Hatfield Belchertown Granby Ware Northampton

Places with similar population, living expense, crime rate and other characteristics to Amherst, MA

Northampton South Amherst Westfield Holyoke Wilbraham