Learn more about homes in Amherst, MA

Welcome to Amherst, Massachusetts

Welcome to Amherst, Massachusetts! Amherst is best known as home to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College and Hampshire College. Along with its obvious educational offerings, being a college town lends itself to a wide variety of cultural activities with the many museums, art galleries and entertainment venues. The boutiques, stores and broad selection of restaurants are also a wonderful reason to come to Amherst. Located in the heart of the Pioneer Valley, Amherst has beautiful landscapes, views and plenty of recreational opportunities. Not only are there all of these offerings, but Amherst has an imbedded respect for its history as the town was established in 1759 and just celebrated its 250th anniversary. The township also offers a vast support for open space and its agricultural heritage. Two other points of interest for Amherst are the Norwottuck Rail Trail that encompasses an 11 mile path that links Amherst with Hadley and Northampton and also an Amtrak railroad station for convenient commuting.

The town has a total area of 27.8 square miles and includes numerous housing options, sizes and prices. The average sales price for single family homes in Amherst is currently around $333,000, while the average price for condominiums is $202,000. Amherst offers a wide variety of properties to choose from - condominiums, over 55 communities, single family or multi family properties, investment or large farms - Amherst has it all. Conveniently located, Amherst is only an hour from Vermont, New Hampshire and the Berkshires, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. Come home to Amherst!

Amherst Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 37 homes for sale in Amherst, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
76% Single Family, 22% Condo and 3% Rental.

76% Single Family
22% Condo
3% Rental

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 37
Average Home Size 2,292 ft² / 213 m²
Price Range ($162,500 - $2,200,000)

Weather in Amherst

The average high temperatures in Amherst range from 32 in January to 81 in July

Average home income in Amherst

The average household income of a Amherst resident is $90,480 with an average home value of $330,212

Population of Amherst

Amherst has 39,399 residents.

Home ownership in Amherst

The average level of home ownership in Amherst is 49%.

Education breakdown of Amherst

Education levels of residents of Amherst include: highschool 11%, associate 5%, bachelor 29%, graduate 39%.

Households in Amherst

Amherst has 9,898 homes, built on average 49 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 37 homes for sale in Amherst. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Condo and Rental. The average list price of these property results is 503,284. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Amherst please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 37 homes for sale in Amherst, MA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Amherst area. Member brokerages representing the 37 homes include Jones Group REALTORS and Jack Conway & Company.