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Population (year 2000): 6,019
Males: 3,091 (51.4%), Females: 2,928 (48.6%)

Median resident age: 22.2 years
Median household income: $28,062 (year 2000)
Median house value: $189,100 (year 2000)

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Races in North Amherst:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Chinese (5.5%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • Asian Indian (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Korean (1.9%)
  • Other Asian (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (15.4%), English (11.7%), Italian (9.7%), German (7.5%), Polish (6.3%), French Canadian (5.3%).Amherst, Massachusetts

Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in North Amherst

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 45.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Amherst CDP

  • Never married: 66.3%
  • Now married: 27.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

19.7% Foreign born (12.3% Asia, 3.3% Europe, 3.0% Latin America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (17.0 miles Chicopee, pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (98.6 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (151.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, MA (1.8 miles Amherst MA Amherst, (1.8 miles MA (3.4 miles Leverett, Amherst, MA (4.6 miles South MA (6.3 miles Hatfield, MA (6.4 miles Hadley, Deerfield, MA South (7.3 miles

Latitude: 42.41 N, Longitude: 72.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (46.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (14.0%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,389 (-39.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 208 (6.9%)

Average climate in North Amherst, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

North Amherst-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the North Amherst city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near North Amherst:
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES (about 3 miles; AMHERST, MA)
  • COOLEY DICKINSON HOSPITAL INC,THE (about 10 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA)
  • FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; GREENFIELD, MA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Amherst:
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 16 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; ID: CEF)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 22 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; ID: BAF)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 35 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Amherst:
  • NORTHAMPTON (about 9 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; ID: 7B2)
  • TURNERS FALLS (about 13 miles; MONTAGUE, MA; ID: 0B5)
  • ORANGE MUNI (about 20 miles; ORANGE, MA; ID: ORE)

Amtrak station near North Amherst:
  • 3 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Amherst:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST (about 9 miles; AMHERST, MA; Full-time enrollment: 21,468)
  • SMITH COLLEGE (about 11 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,029)
  • HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; HOLYOKE, MA; FT enrollment: 3,747)
  • WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE (about 20 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 3,285)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (about 21 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,026)

Notable locations in North Amherst: North Amherst Library (A), McNamara Hall (B), Furcolo Hall (C), Brown Hall (D), Cashin Hall (E), Totman Hall (F).

Church in North Amherst: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A).

Cemetery: North Amherst Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs and swamps: Lake Boon (A), Hawley Swamp (B).

Park in North Amherst: Athletic Fields North (1).

Post office: (A).  


North Amherst compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in North Amherst:
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in North Amherst:
  • WMUA (91.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUATEES OF DEERFIELD ACADEMY)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around North Amherst:
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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