Amherst, MA 01003 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Amherst, MA 01003

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hampshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.405, Longitude -72.528
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Amherst, MA 01003 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01003 to the other 500 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 214 57th
Population Density1 # 40 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 98 81st
Median Household Income # 492 2nd
Per Capita Income # 498 1st

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Amherst, MA 01003 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,225
Population in Households 15
Population in Familes 6
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,210
Population Density1 10,522
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1 (16.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (83.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $625,000
Average Home Value $625,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $28,333
Per Capita Income $10,461
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.56% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   4.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


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